Course Description

Learn Final Cut Pro 7

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Learn Final Cut Pro 7


This excellent Final Cut Pro 7: Select Topics course covers some of the fundamentals of setting up and using Apple Final Cut Pro 7. This Final Cut course is taught by an expert instructor, who teaches Final Cut Studio at the Toronto Film College, so you’re truly learning from the best. The course begins by exploring the install and troubleshooting common FCP7 problems, and then teaches you to launch the application, and gives a brief overview of the interface. Learners will discover how to use Easy Setup, and review user preferences, system settings, and the menus. When you complete this fantastic Final Cut course, you will have a fundamental understanding of how to get up and running, basic editing techniques, and how to add effects to your projects.

Our courses couldn’t be more convenient, the course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What skills will I learn?

  • Set up and Install Your Final Cut Pro 7 Software
  • Learn About Sequence Setups, Importing Clips & the Timeline
  • Review the Editing Tools & Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Create Motion Effects and Apply Filters
  • Learn to Work with Your Text

Meet the instructor:

Kevin P McAuliffe is currently a freelance senior level video editor working in HD post production in Toronto, Canada. He has been in the television industry for 12 years, and cuts on Avid Media Composer 4 and Apple’s Final Cut Pro 7. He also spends a chunk of his days in Adobe’s After Effects, which he has been using since version 3.5 (yes, 3.5!). Kevin’s high definition onlining credit list includes concerts for Coldplay, Sarah McLachlan, Barenaked Ladies, Snow Patrol, Sum41, Paul Anka, Il Divo and Pussycat Dolls, to name a few. Also, Kevin is an instructor of Advanced Final Cut Studio at the Toronto Film College.

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.


Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Final Cut Pro 7: Select Topics certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 23

1. System Requirements

1. Setting Up the Install
2. Troubleshooting Common FCP7 Issues

1. Launching FCP7
2. Brief Interface Overview
3. Using Easy Setup to Create Multi-Formatted Sequences
4. Creating Your Own Easy Setup Preset
5. User Preferences
6. System Settings
7. Exploring Menu Items

1. New Sequence Setup, Importing Clips & Timeline Options
2. Changing Sequence Settings to Match Clip Settings
3. Editing Clips into the Timeline
4. Working with Linked Clips
5. Exploring the Editing Tools & Keyboard Shortcuts

1. Basic Motion Effects
2. Applying Filters
3. Realtime vs. Non-realtime Effects
4. Adjusting Effect Attributes
5. Adding Generators
6. Working with Text
7. Safe RT Extreme
8. Credits

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Business, Digital Marketing
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 18
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 03
Entry Requirements • You must be 16 or over • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)
Career Path • Videographer • Video Editor • Final Cut Pro Expert • Creative Artworker • Editor
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