The Recording Arts Center, San Diego: The Recording Arts Center operates out of Studio West, the largest and most established recording studio in San Diego County, Southern California. We offer a wide variety of classes with flexible schedules designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the world of audio and post production. Class size is strictly limited to ensure that students work on dedicated iMac/M Box 2 Pro Tools workstations and Pro Tools HD systems, and all our instructors are working professionals in their chosen fields.
Pro Tools Operator Certification: The first level of certification in Digidesign's Pro Tools, this program includes four courses:
Pro Tools 101 - File structure and navigation - Edit tools and edit modes - Time scales, ruler views and MIDI controls - How to create and manage tracks - How to save, locate and open sessions - Steps to making your first recording - How to import media into your session - Steps to making your first MIDI recording - Basic editing techniques - Basic mixing techniques - How to manage and finalize a session
Pro Tools 110 Controlling Pro Tools - Managing sessions and tracks - Recording MIDI and audio - Working in a relative timescale - Editing MIDI - Editing audio - Automation Mixing
Pro Tools 201 Pro Tools|HD overview - Customizing Pro Tools to your session requirements - Session management - Selection techniques - Editing techniques - Using automation - Mixing - In-depth plug-in usage - Completing a session - Creating a final mixdown Pro Tools 210 (choose 210M or 210P)
Pro Tools 210M Topics: How to prepare a session - Tracking and overdubbing (use of QuickPunchTM) - Virtual instruments - MIDI composition - Professional editing techniques - Sampling in Pro Tools (using software samplers) - Arranging and producing - Mixing and automation in music production - Synchronizing with an external recorder - Mixing and DSP usage (using sends, inserts, mix buses, and groups for music applications) - Synchronization basics for music applications - Using a Digidesign worksurface in music production Pro Tools 210P Topics: Synchronizing Pro Tools for audio post - Linear video in Pro Tools - Non-linear video in Pro Tools, including QuickTime video and Avid®-compatible media - Video inoperability (using Media Station|PT software) - Recording and editing ADR in Pro tools - Organizing a post session - Editing multi-channel audio in a stereo environment - Mixing to picture, including snapshot automation - Digital picture integration with an emphasis on working with Avid® media - Layback and export options - Using a Digidesign worksurface in post production
Pro Tools Expert Certification: The second level of certification in Digidesign's Pro Tools, this program is comprised of five courses and a comprehensive, 6-hour final exam:
- Pro Tools 101 - Pro Tools 110 - Pro Tools 201 - Pro Tools 210
Pro Tools 310 (choose 310M or 310P)
Pro Tools 310M Topics: Configuration and troubleshooting - Tactile control of Pro Tools (how to increase efficiency on worksurfaces) - Advanced recording and importing audio (includes project interchange) - Advanced editing (expert music editing techniques) Synchronization (detailed common aspects of synchronization) - Advanced routing and mixing (expert mixing concepts) - Advanced automation (Pro Tools expert automation functionality) - Mixing with plug-ins - Music delivery - Expert focus on ICON worksurfaces in music production
Pro Tools 310P Topics: Configuration and workflow troubleshooting - Network and collaboration workflows (using Pro Tools on a network) - Tactile control of Pro Tools (how to increase efficiency on worksurfaces) - Recording Foley with PRE - Conforming with Pro Tools (linear and non-linear conforming) - Expert editing workflows - Advanced routing and mixing (expert mixing concepts) - Advanced automation (Pro Tools expert automation functionality) - Advanced layoff (speed correction) - Expert focus on ICON worksurfaces in post production
Pro Tools 310 Exam
The Music Creation Program: Ideal for the home studio recordist or hobbyist, this program includes four courses:
- Audio Recording Techniques - Pro Tools 101 - Signal Processing with Waves - The Art of Mixing
The Audio Production Program: A combination of Music Creation and Pro Tools Operator Certification, this program includes seven courses:
- Audio Recording Techniques - Pro Tools 101 - Pro Tools 110 - Pro Tools 201 - Pro Tools 210 (choose M or P) - Signal Processing with Waves - The Art of Mixing - The Art of Mixing
Mills College, located in Oakland, in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, is an independent liberal arts college for women offering bachelor degree programs for women and graduate degree and certificate programs for women and men. With more than 40 majors to choose from, you'll have many educational options at Mills. You'll also have the chance to work directly with faculty and get involved in their innovative work. As part of the Mills community, you will find yourself an active, engaged participant in your own learning. The people you'll meet and the lessons you'll learn will prepare you to succeed in both your professional and personal lives.
Mills encourages openness to experimentation in the context of established academic disciplines. Programs are designed to reflect the importance of global issues, provide an understanding of the natural world, and enhance opportunities for women in their developing roles throughout society. The curriculum combines traditional liberal arts with new educational initiatives that recognize the value of cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity.
Mills College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Occidental College (also known as Oxy), located in Los Angeles, California, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college offering undergraduate & graduate degree programs. An Occidental education challenges students by combining a hands-on approach with a commitment to producing well-rounded graduates. This interplay between learning-by-doing and liberal arts gives you valuable skills that will serve you for the rest of your life: think critically; write clearly; and look for as well as understand multiple perspectives.
Both President Barack Obama, and former Congressman and Republican leader Jack Kemp have credited their years at Oxy with shaping their future careers.
Occidental College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Pomona College, located in Claremont (35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles), California, is a private residential liberal arts college offering a choice of 45 bachelor degree programs, including all of the traditional disciplines of the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and natural sciences, as well as a variety of interdisciplinary fields. Majors at Pomona are not designed primarily to prepare students for specific careers, but rather to sharpen their ability to think critically and in depth using the analytical methods of the discipline. As part of the overall Pomona education, however, all majors have been shown to provide an outstanding foundation for success in whatever follows graduation—whether it be further study or the immediate start of a career.
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
- International Relations
- Latin American Studies
- Media Studies
- Science, Technology and Society
& many more ...
Accredited Online, Distance Learning & Live Training.
Based in Baltimore MD, Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics (BHLD) provides organizational training, management training, individual & executive coaching services to professionals, supervisors, managers, senior personnel, executive directors, board members, and CEOs.
Our certification programs are taught onsite and online to individuals & corporations in California, and across the U.S.
Aligned with best practices in the field of coaching and human services, BHLD life coaching and leadership training programs are highly-regarded by governmental agencies, the private sector, and the healthcare community.
Distance education offers a flexible & convenient way to learn, and allows you to schedule your study around your work & family life.
BHLD’s coach training is accredited by the Centers for Credentialing and Education (CCE).
In addition, BHLD is approved as an authorized sponsor of continuing education by the following organizations: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC); American Psychological Association (APA); and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB).
Endorsement: “I want to commend you on the excellent coaching you’ve provided to several of our up-and-coming executives.
Since working with you, all have shown visible improvement in the key areas identified for development and each has attributed this growth to the coaching sessions with you."
- Peter Emmons, President of Structure Group Inc.
Fast-Track Certification Programs for Individuals:
CEUs available for some professionals
- Life/Spiritual Mentor
- Life Coach
- Master Life Coach
- Health & Wellness Practitioner
- Corporate Life Coach
- "Start Your Business" - Online Course as a Add-on to the certification programs
Fast-Track Corporate Training for Businesses & Organizations:
- Corporate Life Coach
- Leadership Coach
- Executive Coach
- Organizational Consultant
We also provide Continuing Education for coaches, professional counselors, psychologists & social workers.
St Giles Group of colleges is one of the largest and most successful international English language training organisations, with a total of eight year-round schools worldwide. Every year an average of 10,000 students, from over 90 different countries choose St Giles for their English language learning needs. We have locations in San Francisco, USA, London Central, Brighton, Eastbourne and Highgate in the UK, Vancouver, Canada, as well as São Paulo and Campinas in Brazil.
Here in San Francisco teaching is our core service, and to maintain the highest teaching standards we only employ teachers with special qualifications in English Language Teaching. All our teachers are carefully selected and extensively briefed in the St Giles approach to learning and teaching. All our Programs are are validated by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES).
General English Programs; FCE, CAE and CPE Preparation; TOEFL and IELTS Exam Preparation; Business English Programs; English for Special Purposes; Platinum English Programs; Vacation English; English plus Internship; University and College Entry in the UK and USA.
Based in Santa Ana CA, The College of Automotive Management provides online training courses for automotive sales professionals.
The College is an institution that was formed, by the continuous contribution of dozens of industry professionals and experts, including the professionals at the Lloyd Andersen Group of Companies (LAGC).
In order for a course to make its way into a College of Automotive Management training program, all curriculum has to be reviewed and approved by LAGC’s leadership team in order to confirm that the curriculum content meets our strict standards.
Our instructors are industry experts and nationally-recognized trainers and teachers who include alumni of The College who have become executive officers and managers of large, national automotive companies, and owners of their own dealerships who continue to contribute their knowledge, expertise and experience to The College.