FCP SocialPro
Certification Exam

This exam certifies users wishing to focus on online content and social media. It is ideal for students and professionals looking to get their feet wet in the Final Cut Pro ecosystem. It tests the main features of Final Cut Pro at an introductory-to-intermediate level and includes questions about integrating iPhone video and iPad into the production process.

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 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 social media 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 and publish content for social media. An individual earning this certification has approximately 80 – 100 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 social media content creator or just someone looking to prove your Final Cut Pro/social media skills this exam is for you. 


There are no prerequisites to take the exam. Students however should have some understanding of Final Cut Pro and various social media platforms/ideas if they wish to pass.

Exam Topics
  • Working with an iPhone for Video and Post-Production
  • Final Cut Pro for iPad
  • Workspaces, Import and Organize
  • Transitions, Speed and Effects
  • Basic Clip Navigation, Creating Projects and Editing Video
  • Working with Sound
  • Transforming Clips
  • Color Correction and Multicam
  • Publishing Video to Social
  • Titles