Phase One Certified Professional (POCP) Training

This training program is designed to give working professional photographers and digital techs the training and skills they need to confidently work with the Phase One camera system and Capture One software on the most demanding of jobs.


This is not just another sales presentation that has been labeled a "training seminar". The POCP training program is an advanced seminar designed for working professionals taught by Phase One Technical Support staff, all of which have years of experience on-set.


The POCP training takes place over a two day period encompassing everything from efficient on-set workflow to troubleshooting to camera setup and operation. At the end of two days it culminates with a written test.


The certification process consists of three steps

  • Qualification via our online Pre-Course
  • Attending the official POCP training course (2 days)
  • Passing the certification exam (written test)


Registration for the Phase One Certification Professional (POCP) training program includes access to the Pre-course and all materials at training. You will be provided with a Pre-Course account and access link upon registration for the POCP training program.  The cost of the 2-day training class is $499 per person.


The Two-day Progam Includes:

  • A full version of Capture One Pro 12  (a $299 value)
  • Phase One Tech Support Field Guide
  • Upon passing the final exam, you will be listed on the Phase One website as a "Certified Professional".
  • Lunches, snacks and beverages provided


A Mixture of Lecture and Hands-on

Training seminars will include a mixture of lecture and hands-on practice. You will have the opportunity to use the new XF Camera System with IQ3 digital back and other Phase One camera bodies, digital backs and lenses. Below topics will be covered in great depth:


Phase One Camera Systems:

  • Technology inside Phase One digital backs
  • New Phase One XF camera system,  645DF+ body and lenses
  • Recommended usage and capabilities
  • Troubleshooting


Third-party Cameras:

  • Usage with Phase One digital backs
  • Troubleshooting
  • Canon/Nikon tethering



  • Recommended setups, troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Capture One RAW conversion software:
  • Efficient workflow in Capture One Pro 12, advanced tool usage, and in depth troubleshooting.


Online Prerequisite Course:

After you are registered, you will receive additional information to study with an online Pre-Course that covers the basics of digital back technology, camera usage, and Capture One workflow to ensure that you come to the live training ready to go to the next level. You MUST complete all courses before the POCP event. Each course is a mixture of articles and videos and short quizzes. You can take the quizzes as many times as necessary, but you must get an 80% score to move forward within the course. We expect that the entire online course should not take more than 5 hours.



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