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The Advanced Music Production Techniques (PT310M) course focuses on the advanced operation of a Pro Tools | Ultimate system with HD-series hardware in a professional music production environment. It offers technical insights into both Pro Tools | Ultimate software and Pro Tools | HD-series hardware.

This course uses a combination of instructor-led sessions and hands-on student activities. It builds on the concepts and skills learnt in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I and II and Pro Tools Production I and II courses and prepares candidates for the Avid Certified Expert: Pro Tools | Music certification exam. Candidates wishing to take this certification exam must have firstly passed both the Avid Certified User: Pro Tools and Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools | Music certification exams.


This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools music engineering skills.


Completion of the following courses or equivalent experience:

  • PT101 Pro Tools Fundamentals I

  • PT110 Pro Tools Fundamentals II

  • PT201 Pro Tools Production I

  • PT210M Pro Tools Production II (Music Production)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Configure and troubleshoot basic Pro Tools | Ultimate system components with HD-series hardware

  • Work with Avid HD-series peripherals

  • Correct common problems with Pro Tools settings and database files

  • Monitor system resource usage and adjust settings as needed

  • Use keyboard shortcuts and focus modes to quickly execute tasks and control Pro Tools operations

  • Configure advanced settings for cloud collaboration

  • Perform advanced audio importing and recording

  • Perform advanced MIDI editing

  • Use shortcuts for Nudge settings, Grid settings, and pre-and post-roll auditions

  • Apply advanced Beat Detective operations using Collection mode

  • Apply advanced Elastic Audio principles

  • Understand synchronization concepts and Pro Tools | SYNC HD settings

  • Configure and use Satellite Link for music production

  • Use real-time cloud collaboration techniques

  • Understand Pro Tools | Ultimate mixing concepts and principles

  • Perform advanced mixing, apply mixing shortcuts, and recognize proper use of Master Faders and VCA Master tracks

  • Use advanced automation techniques, including Latch Prime, static automation options, and Preview and Capture modes

  • Prepare and export MIDI data for various transfer scenarios

  • Deliver music using AAF and MXF export options

  • Be ready to sit the Avid Certified Expert: Pro Tools | Music certification exam