Instructors who teach NLE for a living estimate it takes about 40 hours of hands-on experience to learn the basics, and another 40 hours before you are proficient enough to edit a show without consulting a training book or manual.
Here are some useful training options.
We strongly recommend taking a semester-long university course to get up to speed on your NLE system. It's usually far less expensive than a three-day training seminar, and you'll get much more practice during a course that meets, say, once a week for eight or ten weeks.
Sponsored by software dealers, or staged at manufacturer-certified training centers, these ...