N-PTS101: Pro Tools101 (Introduction to Pro Tools)



The Pro Tools 101 course will teach students all the basic principles of one of the industries’ leading digital audio workstations.

During this course students will obtain all the knowledge required to start and complete an entire project from setup to final mix-down with Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation platform.

This course provides the foundation to Pro Tools User Certification and for the later 200 series of courses on Pro Tools music and post production.

The course are presented full-time and part-time during the year on specified dates. Refer to the next starting date schedule.


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

Create your first session
Make your first audio recording
Import media into your session
Make your first MIDI recording
Select and navigate
Finish your work
Edit and quantize MIDI and audio
Create Music and Post hands-on projects


No prior musical knowledge or skills are required to study this course.


   Basic understanding of recording techniques, processes, and equipment.
   English Language aptitude: speaking, reading, writing and comprehension.
   Basic Mathematical aptitude


   A Passion for music
   Diligence, punctuality and dedication
   An Inquisitive attitude


This course allows for only 16 students per intake to secure maximum contact with the students. Each student will work on a dedicated DAW workstation during the course. Classes consist of practical hand's-on class exercises, demonstrations and assignments.

   Full time classes are presented over 4 days from 9:30 till 16:30 in the afternoons
   Part time classes are presented on two week-days per week over 4 weeks from 18:00 till 21:30 in the evenings



The prescribed course textbooks and course notes are included in the course fee.


The course is presented but (not limited) on the latest version of "Pro Tools" Digital Audio Workstation Software.

In order to work remotely as well, it is recommended that students obtain their own licenses of the primary software platforms.


Everything you need to successfully complete the course is provided for on Campus during your sessions.

All enrolled students can book and use the Institution's fully equipped studios and practice room to complete their practical projects during the course.

If you want to gain more experience in music technology, excel at the software used in the course and be able to complete assessment tasks remotely, it is strongly recommended that you have access to your own DAW setup.

Registered students qualify for up to 50% student discount on software and hardware.

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