Max Introduction Course and Max Certification Level 1

Max Introduction Course

Learn the basics of programming in Max


Mastery of a sequencer software program such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, or another digital audio editing program (e.g. WaveLab, SoundStudio, Adobe Audition);
Good understanding of the English vocabulary used in the software;
Mastery of the basic functions of a Macintosh computer (use of a keyboard and mouse, create and manage files and folders, use menus, launch an application).


Upon completion of this course, participants will acquire the knowledge necessary to make simple patches. They will be able to Identify the means necessary to create a project using Max. The training will be followed by an exam for the Max certification level.


Max Certification Level 1

Certification listed on the CNCP (Commission Nationale de la Formation Professionnelle) inventory. The fiche is available in French. The certification is eligible for the personal training account (compte personnelle de formation) for workers in the entertainment industry and employees in the live performance branch (code CPF : 190671) and the audiovisual branch (code CPF : 189700).

Max certifications are included with Max courses or can be taken as a private candidate.

Special Prices for IRCAM Forum Members!

Forum members with a Premium membership are eligible for special prices depending on the number of courses selected during one season. For the 1st course selected members pay 60% of the full fee, 50% of the full fee for the 2nd course, 40% of the full fee for the 3rd and all additional courses. For Max certifications taken as a private candidate Forum members pay 80% of the full fee.