Final Cut Pro X- Editing for Non-Editors

Course Description

NEW DATES - 24+25 November 2014 (Cardiff)

fcp bach_TAz8s_case_study_m.jpgFinal Cut Pro X - Editing for Non-Editors

A beginner’s course designed to take you through the basics of editing on Final Cut Pro X. Discover the new features that Final Cut Pro X has to offer!

The training offers hands on professional training, providing professionals from non-editing backgrounds with the opportunity to perform basic editing functions using FCP X.  The training will also provide an understanding of the editing process in relation to other grades within the production process, and the importance of the narrative structure, aesthetics and audience.

This class is designed for users looking to get to grips with the new and primary features of Final Cut Pro X.

The course will cover important new features such as the Magnetic timeline, Importing, Keywording, Trimming and Titles.

Taught by Apple Certified Trainer, Neil Sinclair.


Please contact Shân for a chat about funding your training or to book a place on the course on 01286 668003 or email

Pay By Invoicebutton

Course Length

2 days

Course Dates

NEW DATES - 24+25 November 2014 (Cardiff)

Course Cost

£450 + £90 V.A.T.

Funding Availability

Creative Skillset offers a variety of funding options to assist you in accessing training. 

There is up to £800 available per individual for freelancers working in the Creative Industries in Wales. 

Please follow the link below for further details.

How To Apply

Please contact Shân for a chat about funding your training or to book a place on the course on 01286 668003 or email


Neil Sinclair


Experienced Professional

Neil has over 27 years experience as an editor, with an extensive knowledge in broadcast video post production. He has worked on programming across every aspect of broadcast, from pop videos and promos, to dramas and documentaries, using film, Avid, Quantel and Apple systems. Neil is currently Senior Editor at Welsh language broadcaster S4C.

Prior to this he worked for many years as a freelance editor for BBC Wales, ITV and Channel 4 and many independent companies.

Apple Certified Trainer

Neil qualified as an Apple Certified Trainer for Final Cut Pro in2005 (adding Motion in 2007) and has since been providing Final Cut Pro training to freelance editors and production staff in Wales for companies such as Cyfle, Skillset Cymru, Derwen and ITV Wales.

Experienced in all major HD formats and their use within Final Cut Studio and with comprehensive knowledge of transcoding and compression techniques, essential for today’s multi-format environment.


NOTE CYFLE'S NEW OFFICES - Cyfle Training Centre, S4C, Parc Ty Glas, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5DU

View Larger Map

mailing-list Join our mailing list Join our mailing list Join our mailing list