Course Title:

Short Course in Video Editing

Medium of Teaching English (Explanation in Tamil will be given if necessary)


Welcome to our video editing short course! In this course, we will provide you with an overview of the fundamental skills required to edit videos, regardless of the software you use. We will cover the essential aspects of the editing process, including importing footage, creating a timeline, adding audio, applying transitions and effects, and exporting the final video. Throughout the course, we will use industry-standard editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, to demonstrate the techniques and principles of video editing. However, the skills and concepts that we cover can be applied to any video editing software.

Number of Students:

Participants of the course should not be less than 30 and more than 50

Course Duration:

10 weeks

Course Delivery:

  • Lectures/practical sessions will be held on Sundays from 9am to 4pm
  • Lectures/practical classes will be conducted senior lecturers/ lecturers/ instructors

Course Fee:

Rs. 10,000


English (Explanations in Tamil / Sinhala can be given if necessary)


Achievement gained through this short course will be assessed three assessment tests (Assignment, Practical and Written) to be held at the end of this course. The pass mark of this test will be 40%.


  • Certificate of attendance guaranteed for participants who attend at least 80% of this course.
  • At the end of the curse, the performance level of a participant is assessed taking 50% from the marks obtained for the practical and 50% from the marks obtained from the Assignment. A student must obtain an average (overall mark) of 40% in order to be eligible for the certificate of proficiency.
  • The certificate will be awarded on the completion of the course successfully in accordance with the minimum grade gained in each of the course components of the program.

Course Structure:

  • Introduction to Video Editing
  • Getting Started with Editing
  • Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Creating a Story
  • Working with Sound
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Advanced Effects
  • Finalizing Your Project
  • Finishing touches
  • Exporting your final video
  • Understanding different file formats



Information Technology Centre,

University of Vavuniya,

Sri Lanka.

Tel: +94 773 248 283

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