PT205 Worksurface Guide


Suggested length: 24 hours


The Worksurface Guide (PT205) course covers techniques for mixing, routing, and monitoring through an Avid Artist Series or Avid C|24 control surface (separate courses are available for each control surface). These courses cover the core concepts and skills needed to operate an Avid control surface in a professional working environment.

Together with the preceding course, Pro Tools Production I (PT201), this course prepares candidates for the Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools | Worksurface certification exam. Candidates wishing to take this certification exam must have firstly passed the Avid Certified User: Pro Tools certification exam.


This course is designed for end-users with basic Pro Tools skills and those interested in learning how to work with Pro Tools on a control surface.


Completion of the following courses:

Learning Objectives

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

  • Configure the control surface
  • Use basic control surface features
  • Control plugins from the control surface
  • Enable automation modes and write automation with the control surface
  • Perform advanced operations and editing
  • Group tracks and use VCA control and Master Track attributes
  • Implement advanced automation techniques
  • Use monitor controls
  • Be ready to sit the associated certification exam


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