Adobe Premiere Pro CS6: Essentials

Course Name

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6: Essentials

Contact Hours: 24

Course Description

By the time you are done with this training you will know how to work easily with the Premiere Pro interface, capturing, editing and exporting your videos confidently and professionally. You'll also know how to add video transitions and video effects, how to edit your audio and export your project for the best outcome.

This course can be completed as quickly as you care to progress through it. As a benefit, the e-learner is provided 1 year post course completion access to this course including any updates that are made to the curriculum from the time of official enrollment.


You will learn:

  • How to apply an Adjustment Layer in Premiere Pro.
  • How to apply a Track Matte Key to a Title to add motion effects with Titles.
  • How to stabilize shaky footage.
  • How to customize the buttons in the Monitor panels.


This course allows for self-directed work and does not require that you take a test. Apply what you have learned to your own projects.


Lesson 1: Creating a New Project & the Workspace

  • Starting a New Project
  • Setting up a Sequence
  • Exploring Preference Settings
  • Arranging Your Workspace
  • Studying the Project Panel
  • Exploring the Program & Source Panels
  • Reviewing the Media Browser, Info, Effects & History Panels

Lesson 2: Importing Assets

  • Capturing Video & Logging Clips
  • Importing Media into the Project Panel
  • Organizing the Project Panel
  • Importing Photoshop® Files

Lesson 3: The Timeline Panel & Sequence

  • Placing Clips from the Project Panel
  • Placing Clips from the Source Panel
  • Embedding Sequences

Lesson 4: Designing & Inserting Titles

  • Using & Creating Styles with the Titler
  • Templates & Lower Thirds
  • Creating Text on a Path & Working with Masks
  • Creating Rolling & Crawling Titles

Lesson 5: Adding Audio & Exporting Files

  • Adding Audio to a Project
  • Exporting a Project as an Apple® QuickTime™ Movie

Lesson 6: Editing Video

  • Editing Video in the Timeline Panel
  • The Ripple & Rolling Edit Tools
  • The Slip & Slide Tools
  • Trimming Clips in the Source Panel
  • The Rate Stretch Tool
  • Time Remapping

Lesson 7: Applying Video Transitions

  • Setting & Applying Default Transitions
  • Working with Transitions
  • Adjusting Transition Settings in the Effect Controls Panel

Lesson 8: Advanced Editing & Video Effects

  • Converting Video Formats with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Stabilizing Shaky Footage
  • Adjusting Motion & Opacity
  • Applying Color Correction
  • Using Adjustment Layers

Lesson 9: Working with Audio

  • Studying the Basics of Editing with Audio
  • Recording a Narration with the Audio Mixer
  • Transcribing Speech

Lesson 10: Exporting the Final Project

  • Using the Project Manager
  • Exporting Media
  • Exporting to DVD Using Encore
  • Credits