Our courses are designed to encourage participants to introspectively explore personal and social development as well as creating social cohesion amongst communities.Our unique approach is the use of radio, music and media platform which they learn with the  option of gaining an accreditation at the same time. 


The basic outline content  is summarised below. We have also provided an approximate delivery time for each course . Most of the modules contain exercises of various kinds. The running time may be significantly affected by the amount of attention required by the participants in their absorption of these exercises.


Introduction into Radio Production & Broadcasting Courses


Award into Radio Production Level 1 30HRS: Intensive Course

Week 1 & 2

  • Introduction to radio
  • How a radio station works
  • The vox pop - including collecting interviews on the street
  • Digital editing & planning a show
  • Introduction to digital editing using Adobe Audition 
  • The studio and presenting techniques


Week 3 & 4

  • Identity & production
  • Record and edit jingles
  • Further studio and presenting techniques
  • Further Production 1
  • Planning the show using a running order
  • Studio interview techniques


Week 5 & 6Studio practice

  • Run through of upcoming broadcasts
  • Create a community package
  • Creating a radio package
  • Producing  a radio report / drama  – planning and research
  • Start planning and producing individual broadcasts


Week 7 & 8

  • Further Production 2
  • Producing a radio report / drama – interviews and voice over’s
  • Further Production 3
  • Producing a radio report / drama – structure and editing
  • Promoting your show


Week 9 & 10

  • Final show production
  • Complete all outstanding production tasks
  • Multiple choice quiz
  • Complete radio package
  • Live on line broadcasts
  • Introducion into Radio Production

Same as above but more in depth 

Duration (All Modules): 30 Hours



  • Pursue meaningful employment within the radio industry.
  • Understand what Station Managers and Program Directors expect of a potential employee and what they can expect from them.
  • Understand how you can start out in a variety of roles.
  • Understand the difference and importance between live announcing and prerecorded voiceovers and how to do both.
  • Give you the skills in Commercials for radio.
  • Give you the skills required to format and present quality programs for radio.
  • Teach you the role of audience research in building a quality program.
  • Understanding the importance of programming, and how programming decisions alter station direction.
  • Be proficient in using the broadcast equipment and software including NexGen.
  • Each student is assessed as they go with hands on assistance and advice.


















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