Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design (Vouchers Included)

In the dynamic field of video design, mastering Adobe software is crucial. Our Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design course focuses on providing you with in-depth training in two key tools: Photoshop and Premiere Pro. For those interested in achieving certification, the course also prepares you for the relevant Adobe certification exams.

This video and graphic design course employs a multi-faceted learning approach that includes short explanations and demonstrations, hands-on exercises,...

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6 Months / 110 Course Hrs
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Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design (Vouchers Included)

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Course code: GES3052

What you will learn

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of key Adobe tools for video design, such as Premiere Pro and Photoshop
  • Acquire foundational and advanced skills in Premiere Pro and Photoshop, preparing you for potential certification exams
  • Complete a series of hands-on, independent projects that allow you to apply your newly acquired skills in real-world video design scenarios
  • Learn how to create various types of video and graphic media, such as opening videos for shows, branding packages, and social media campaigns
  • Understand the principles of video editing, layout, and graphic design to enhance both the aesthetic and functional aspects of your video projects

How you will benefit

  • Equip yourself with specialized skills in video design that open doors to a rewarding career in the rapidly growing video production and marketing fields
  • Build a robust portfolio focused on video design through hands-on projects, showcasing your skills to potential employers or clients
  • Gain practical experience in video design that prepares you for the challenges you'll face in your creative career
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends, tools, and best practices in video design and Adobe software
  • Have the option to validate your video design skills officially through Adobe certification exams, with a course voucher included

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 110 course hours
  1. Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design
    1. Photoshop
      1. Photoshop Crash Course
      2. Selections and Masks
      3. Reconstructing and Retouching
      4. More Layers and Selections
      5. Brushes and Painting
      6. Working in the Design Industry
    2. Premiere Pro
      1. Introduction to Premiere Pro
      2. Thinking in Video
      3. Setting Up a Project
      4. Basic Video Editing
      5. Exporting
      6. Clips and Markers
      7. Transitions
      8. Advanced Editing Techniques
      9. Working with Audio
      10. Visual Effects
      11. Color Correction and Grading
      12. Compositing Techniques
      13. Graphics and Titles
      14. Working in the Video Industry

Nat Dunn

Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.

Tracy Berry

Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.

 

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course; however, you must have familiarity with using a personal computer in a Windows or Mac environment. You must also be able to launch and close programs, navigate to information stored on the computer, and manage files and folders.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac. Chromebooks are not compatible.

The processor should be:

  • Intel® 7th Gen or newer CPU or Apple silicon M1 or newer for Mac
  • Intel® 7th Gen or newer CPU with Quick Sync – or AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series / Threadripper 2000 series or newer CPU for Windows

In addition, the computer should have at a minimum:

  • 4 GB of GPU memory
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation
  • Display of 1920 x 1080 or greater
  • A microphone
  • Speakers
  • A webcam

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Photoshop (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Premiere Pro (not included in enrollment). See Premiere Pro system requirements for detailed hardware and software specifications.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Optional: Digital video camera - like on many modern mobile phones.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

According to Indeed, the average salary of a graphic designer in the U.S. is $58,482 per year as of December 9, 2023.

Indeed reports that a graphic designer works as a visual communication professional who creates concepts by hand or using specialized computer software. Graphic designers may be responsible for creating communication ideas that inspire, inform, and engage consumers. Graphic designers may utilize both physical and virtual art forms, such as words and images.

Graphic designers create visual designs using various media, including fonts, colors, and photography. They design layouts, graphics, text, and templates for web pages, develop multimedia content, and collaborate with teams for product branding and advertising.

Indeed reports that the average salary of a videographer is $126,291 per year in the U.S. as of December 9, 2023.

According to Indeed, a videographer records events with a camera and helps create memories for their clients. They also do some video editing to help make the final product more coherent. Videographers either work alone or with an assistant to help set up the camera and lights before shooting the video, and they are hired to cover small events like weddings, birthday parties, and corporate documentaries.

Videographers record live events, edit and produce final content, interview people, direct the event, fix equipment problems, negotiate prices, and maintain recording equipment.

According to Indeed, the average salary of a photographer in the United States is $47,028 per year as of December 19, 2023. This can vary by location, field, and employment type.

According to Indeed, A photographer uses a camera and editing software to create art. They can be employed covering events and weddings, create an art portfolio as a fine artist, or sell their photos to commercial clients. Types of photographers include commercial photographers, scientific photographers, aerial photographers and portrait photographers.

Yes, you will be prepared for the Photoshop and Premiere Pro Adobe Certified Professional certifications. By earning the Photoshop and Premiere Pro certifications, you will gain the Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design certification.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.

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