Phase One Certified Professional Training


Phase One Certified Professional Training

May 9th and 10th, 2018

ProGear Rental

1740 W. Carroll Avenue,

Chicago, IL  60612   312.376.3770



Back by popular demand, Phase One Certified Professional Training at ProGear. This course is 50% Capture One and 50% Medium format camera systems. The curriculum is based on professional digital tech workflow. Developed for working digital techs and assistants who are well versed in digital workflow. Photographers with high production workflow and strong digital knowledge will benefit as well. More information will follow.

The Phase One Certified Professional (POCP) training program is designed to give working 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 digi-techs and assistants that are already familiar with the Capture One workflow.  The class is 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 advanced software techniques. At the end of two days it culminates with a written test.


May 9th and 10th, 2018  (Wednesday and Thursday)  Lunch will be provided both days

$499 for new attendees and will receive a copy of Capture One Pro (C1Pro cannot be removed for price adjustment)

$299 for re-certification (does not include a copy of Capture One Pro).

$49 for re-test (please contact us to schedule)


Course Content

Training seminars will include a mixture of lecture and hands-on practice. You will have the opportunity to use the new IQ3 Digital Back and camera systems featuring the IQ380 and XF Camera System with a Schneider LS lens.

The following topics will be covered in great depth during training:

Phase One digital backs, camera bodies and lenses:

  1. Technology inside the Phase One IQ3 and P+ series digital backs
  2. Phase One XF and 645DF+ camera system and lenses
  3. Recommended usage and capabilities
  4. Troubleshooting

Third party cameras:

  1. Usage with Phase One digital backs
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. Canon/Nikon tethering


  1. Recommended setups
  2. Troubleshooting and maintenance

Capture One RAW conversion software:

  1. Efficient workflow in Capture One Pro
  2. Advanced tools
  3. Troubleshooting

How to get Phase One Professionally Certified:

The certification process consists of three steps:

  1. Qualification through on-line class (links provided upon registration)
  2. Attending the official POCP training course (2 days)
  3. Passing the certification exam (written test)

Benefits of being a POCP:

  • Phase One certification diploma and stickers
    • Listing One Phase One Site
    • Capture One Pro License
    • Troubleshooting guide
    • Special private forum access on Phase One forum
    • Certification is valid for 2 years

Those who pass the exam are given the title of Phase One Certified Professional and are listed on the official POCP list:

Phase One Certified Professionals

*** Registration and Important Info ***

For additional questions, contact Peter Biasotti or call 312-376-3770.  There is a 50% cancellation fee 3-days before the training date.  If the course is sold out, a waiting list will automatically be established.


There is a seating limit to ensure hands-on training and personal instruction.