Fred Johnson
Contact Hours:
40 hours (4.0 CEUs)
April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1 and May 8
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Online: Zoom Synchronous Meetings & Self-Paced
$1100.00, includes PT101 and PT110 textbooks and two attempts each at the PT101 and PT110 exams

Module Description

This class uses the authorized curriculum from Avid Technologies for User-level certification in the Pro Tools software program. Students will learn the steps for using Pro Tools v.12.8 software and be prepared to take the Avid certification exams. Successfully completing the exams will earn industry-recognized certification credentials from Avid.

Students will need a current copy of Pro Tools and a license iLok key. Short-term subscriptions are available at

Instructor Information

Fred Johnson teaches courses in Music Production & Recording Arts in the Music department at Elon. He holds a BS in Music, with an emphasis in Audio Engineering, and an MS in Recording Arts from the University of Colorado-Denver. His interests lie in the areas of miking of acoustic instruments and Immersive Audio. He is an Avid Certified Instructor in both Pro Tools (Operator-Level) and Sibelius (User-Level).

Learning Competencies

At the conclusion of this course, students will:

  •  Be able to use Pro Tools v.12.8 to record, edit and process audio.
  •  Know the layout of the software and be able to understand menu trees and command structure.
  •  Be prepared to take the certification exams for PT101 and PT110, which lead to Avid granting industry certification at the “User Level”.