FCP Post-Production Pro
Certification Exam

This exam certifies users wishing to showcase their efficiency and expertise in producing professional content for film, television, advertising, and business. It covers all areas of Final Cut Pro at an intermediate to advanced level and includes questions on importing, editing, and exporting finalized professional-quality videos.

FMC is pleased to bring you a special, limited-time opportunity: From September, leading up to the Final Cut Creative Summit in Cupertino on November 6th 2023, FMC and Apple are giving you the chance to take any FCP Certification Exam completely for free (normally $149/exam).

Upon completion of an online FCP Certification Exam, you will get a notice of pass/fail. Should you pass, you can then choose to purchase your personalized FCP Certification and online credentials for $149.

Exam Type 1

If you have not passed the FCP VideoPro exam

Exam Type 2

If you have passed the FCP SocialPro Exam

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Exam Objectives

FMC and Apple conducted research to identify the foundational skills students need to effectively communicate using Final Cut Pro and using it to edit broadcast and professional content. Based on feedback from educators, video editing departments, businesses, and educational institutions around the world, the objectives cover entry-level skill expectations for someone looking to create content for broadcast and feature film. An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 – 200 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, and is familiar with product features and capabilities, as well as relevant career concepts as it relates to social media.

Who Should Attend

If you are a Final Cut Pro user at the expert level and a post-production professionals or just someone looking to prove your Final Cut Pro skills this exam is for you. 


There are no prerequisites to take the exam. Students however should have an expert understanding of Final Cut Pro and other Apple Creative programs such as Motion and Compressor if they wish to pass.

Exam Topics
  • General Industry Knowledge
  • Preferences and Customization
  • Import and Organize
  • Transforming Clips
  • Creating Projects, Editing Video and Timeline Organization
  • Working with Sound
  • Transitions, Speed and Effects
  • Working with Multi-cam Video
  • Color Correction
  • Titles and Generators
  • Working with 360 Video
  • Exporting Video
  • Pro Apps Workflows with Motion and Compressor
  • Media Management
  • Final Cut Info and Troubleshooting