Certification

Stand out from the crowd with Avid Certification

Avid Certifications

Real skills, proven

Avid Certification helps professionals attain and demonstrate the skills and credentials they need to increase their value, competency, and efficiency in the highly competitive media industry.

Recognized by top music, post-production, movie, television, and broadcast facilities worldwide, Avid Certification serves as validation of a person’s expertise as an Avid User, Administrator, Instructor, Developer, or Support Representative.

Avid Certification gives employers peace of mind, ensuring that they have the in-house skills and competencies to fully harness and manage their investment in Avid products and solutions

Each Avid Certification is backed by a range of training and skill development options that help individuals prepare for the Certification exam. From publicly scheduled and private classes to eLearning—both Virtual Instructor Led and Blended Learning—these flexible learning options enable individuals and teams to cost effectively broaden and validate their competencies however, wherever, and whenever is best for them.

Certification Benefits

Avid certification provides a number of tangible benefits to both certified individuals and the organizations they work for, either now or in the future.

For individuals Avid certification provides

  • Industry recognition of proven expertise in a given Avid product or role
  • The ability to advance your career with measurable value to employers
  • Entry in Avid's Certification Registry accessible via the Find a Certified Professional online listing, as well as a Certificate of Achievement
  • A certification logo to add to marketing materials, websites, business cards to differentiate yourself and your organization
  • Access to the ACSR technical community for peer to peer communication (ACSR’s only)

For employers Avid certification provides

  • Ability to find the right person for the job, quickly assessing candidate skill level
  • Confidence in your teams ability’s and skills with Avid solutions
  • Capability to invest in and promote your most promising employees
  • Greater system performance, with little to no downtime

Audio Certifications

Expand your career opportunities with proven audio expertise

Official training on our suite of audio products consists of a full curriculum to help you become proficient in operating our tools in a fast-paced professional environment. Take individual courses to build a particular skill, or brush up on your overall expertise. Then work towards certification as a Pro Tools Operator, Pro Tools Expert, ICON Mixer, VENUE Operator, and more. Whatever path you choose, you’ll gain industry-recognized skills and connect with peers who share similar interests and abilities.

Take the first step toward becoming an Avid Certified professional by attending a class at Avid or at an Avid Learning Partner location. For more information, choose a certification from the list below.

Media Composer Certifications

Expand your creative editing opportunities

Our official Media Composer training opens the door to unmatched creative and career opportunities. Back up your training investment with industry-recognized Media Composer certification. By becoming certified, you’ll be joining a community of editors just like you, where you’ll get advice, hear about real-world projects, and expand your personal and professional network.

Our Media Composer certification is comprised of two levels. Take the first step toward becoming a Certified User or an Avid Certified Professional by attending a class at Avid or at an Avid Learning Partner location. For more information, choose a certification from the list below.

media storage Certifications

Maximize efficiency

From small boutique shops to massive media enterprises, Avid media storage systems offer the speed, scalability and reliability for even the most demanding media productions. Avid media storage training and certifications are designed to maximize your efficiency and ROI by equipping key personnel with the skills they need to keep these systems humming at peak performance.

Asset management certifications

Make the most of your media

To get the most of your media assets, you need maximum flexibility while maintaining end-to-end control of your production pipeline. Learn to harness the power and control of Avid Interplay | Production systems, Media Asset Management (MAM) and the MediaCentral Platform through Avid’s hands-on training and certification.

newsroom certifications 

Realize your business and broadcast career potential

iNEWS enables news organizations to streamline and control every aspect of their news content creation and distribution workflow. With a full complement of tools for story assignments, research, script writing, journalist editing, mobile reporting and editing, news graphics, rundown management, playout control, and multi-channel distribution, broadcasters can create and deliver breaking news as it happens, wherever it happens.

To be successful, broadcasters need professionals who can efficiently use, organize, integrate, and administrate their iNEWS systems to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced news industry, while boosting ratings and increasing ad revenue.

With Avid Certification available for iNEWS, current and prospective employees can improve and clearly demonstrate that they have the skills and competencies to contribute real benefits to the business in their role as an iNEWS User or Administrator. Whether you’re hiring or are in the workforce, Avid Certification helps you raise the standard of performance.

Avid Certified System Administrator

Proven administrative skills to maximize your systems performance

Avid’s media storage and asset management systems are best-in-class and easy to use. To get the best performance, and maximum up-time, invest in Avid Certified System Administration training and certification.

Avid Certified Support Representative (ACSR)

Reaching the highest level in Avid technical proficiency

To maximize the return on your investment in Avid products and solutions, it’s critical to have the skills and capabilities to install, manage, troubleshoot, and support the technical environment. Whether you want to obtain an individual Certification for your specific needs, or achieve full ACSR Elite status, the multi-level and progressive Avid Certified Support Representative (ACSR) program validates technical proficiency with Avid products and solutions through to the highest level.

ACSR Certification is achieved by passing the relevant Certification exams, not by attending training courses. However, Avid Education’s classroom, eLearning, Virtual Class, and Blended training options provide the optimal way to develop the skills and capabilities not only to become Certified, but to deliver real value and business benefit back in the work environment.

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Recertification Programs

Keeping your ACSR Certification current

Once you’ve invested time and resources into becoming an ACSR, it’s important to maintain your Certification status. This demonstrates that your skills and capabilities are current, and allows you to access the wealth of premium-level technical content made available to ACSR’s—plus participate and benefit from interaction with your peers in the global ACSR community.

Training attendance is not mandatory for recertification. However, our blended Recertification training and exam classroom and virtual class options make it easier and faster to maintain your ACSR status.

For more information on ACSR Recertification please review the individual Certification details via the links above, or contact:

Americas: training@avid.com
APAC: trainingAPAC@avid.com
EMEA: trainingEMEA@avid.com

Connectivity developer certification

Design solutions for the industry's most revolutionary media platform

Want to create products that work within the Avid MediaCentral Platform ecosystem? Avid Certified Connectivity Developer training materials are designed to teach you everything you need to create platform solutions using the Avid Connectivity Toolkit. Learn at your own pace—whenever and wherever you want—and get the certification you need to design for the media industry’s leading technology platform.

Avid Certified Connectivity Developer

Our Avid Certified Connectivity Developer program is designed for those who are interested in creating plug-ins and connectors that work within the Avid MediaCentral Platform ecosystem. If you are interested, you will need to register and complete a short quiz. Upon successful completion, we will send you information that pertains to the products and solutions you’re interested in developing, such as AAX audio plug-ins for Pro Tools and VENUE, or bus-level APIs for the MediaCentral Platform. If you are a company looking to develop for the Marketplace, at least one staff member must be certified.

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Developer programs

To learn more about getting certified as an Avid Certified Connectivity Developer, please email:


 

Check out our developer programs for audio plug-ins and Interplay web services