PT 201: Pro Tools HD
Production I

The Pro Tools PT201 course covers the fundamental skills and concepts needed to utilize and operate an Avid Pro Tools HD system in a professional production setting. This course expands upon eveything you learned in the PT101 and PT110 courses by exposing you to larger, more advanced Pro Tools configurations and a Pro-Audio mindset.

You will learn how to set up, configure, and utilize larger, more powerful Pro Tools HD Systems and Pro Tools Ultimate Software



In this PT201 course you will learn how to set up, configure, and utilize Pro Tools HD systems to maximize results and improve recording, editing, and mixing workflows. This course also covers how to incorporate and use external hardware processors, hardware routing, console intergration, and patchbay usage. Furthermore, you will learn about the various configurations and hardware connections utilized by Pro Tools HD such as Sync, Digital Audio (AES/EBU, SPDIF), Dante Network Audio, Avid S6, Icon Worksurface connections, and much, much more.

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

  • Configure settings to optimize a Pro Tools | Ultimate system with HD-series hardware
  • Customize I/O settings
  • Work with Window Configurations
  • Manage voice allocation and disk allocation options
  • Share tracks for collaboration using a variety of techniques
  • Index volumes for quick searching with a Workspace browser
  • Use advanced selection, nudging, and shifting techniques
  • Use advanced auditioning techniques, including pre-and post-roll auditions
  • Use alternate Edit tools and advanced editing techniques
  • Use clip alignment techniques, such as snap-to-heads, snap-to-tails, and snap-to-sync point
  • Use basic Commands Keyboard Focus mode shortcuts
  • Work with clip gain
  • Use advanced automation functions, including AutoMatch, Manual Write functions, and Write on Stop functions
  • Setup and use AFL and PFL solo modes
  • Use submixing techniques and bus interrogation techniques
  • Work with VCA Master tracks
  • Understand a variety of common professional mixdown techniques

Topics Covered

  • Set-up and connection of Pro Tools HD Systems
  • Customize lare I/O setup with multiple audio interfaces
  • Managing Tracks and Session data
  • Recording to multiple hard drives
  • Session Transfer and collaboration
  • Managing Session media and meta-data, database creation and management, meta-data tags
  • Working with Clip Gain
  • Clip FX functions and workflow
  • Advanced automation and mixing, also utilizing Worksurfaces for hands-on mixing
  • Plug-in management and automation
  • Sub-Mixes and signal flow
  • Multi-Channels I/O setup
  • Final Mixdown techniques such as internal layback, external layback, multi-channel stem bounces, multi-format bounce, and much more


Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
PT 101/110 Weekend: Jul 10,11,17,18,24,25
PT 101/110 Evening: Jul 12,13,15,19,20,22,26,27
PT 101/110 Weekday: Jul 13,14,15,20,21,22
PT 201/210 Post Production: Jul 20,21,22,27,28,29
PT 201/210 Music Production: Aug 3,4,5,10,11,12
** 3-4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course
Register: 888-277-0457

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Class
PT101/110 Weekend: Jul 10,11,17,18,24,25
PT101/110 Evening: Jul 12,13,15,19,20,22,26,27
PT101/110 Weekday: Jul 13,14,15,20,21,22
PT201/210 Post Production: Jul 20,21,22,27,28,29
PT201/210 Music Production: Aug 3,4,5,10,11,12
** 3-4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course 
Register: 888-277-0457


Who We Are

Promedia Training is the premier authorized Avid Pro School having certified more students in Pro Tools than any other organization preparing them for a career in audio engineering, recording, mixing and related multimedia training. Whether your a musician, singer, producers, recording engineer, or work in live sound, Promedia can help you take your Pro Tools knowledge to the next level.

We also provide on-site training for corporations and worship facilities where professionals can advance their skills while learning in their own working environment.

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