Dublin Radio Training Course
Level 1 Award in Radio
Next available course starts January 2018. The Course runs over 4 weekends.
Jan. 13/14 Jan. 27/28 Feb 10/11 Feb. 24/25
Aims and objectives of this qualification
This qualification aims to:
- provide an introduction to radio
- develop technical skills and knowledge within radio
- provide a supportive progression route into further learning.
This is an in depth introductory radio training course for anyone interested in gaining entry to the radio industry. The objective of this qualification is to help learners to build a portfolio of work that can gain them work experience or progress onto other related qualifications.
This Radio Training course is run over 4 weekends at our Studios in Dublin city centre.
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop technical skills and knowledge in radio. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this Qualification.
Module 01 Record, edit and produce audio for radio
In this unit learners will explore the various aspects of audio production for radio. They will develop a suite of knowledge and practical skills in microphone use, audio editing and radio production. Guided learning hours: 30
Module 02 Develop and use radio news research skills
In this unit learners will acquire the skills and knowledge required to research, produce and present an item for a radio news programme. Guided learning hours: 10
Module 03 Develop and use radio presentation skills
In this unit learners will have the opportunity to develop their presentation skills through writing, presenting and evaluating their own radio programme item. Guided learning hours: 10
Module 04 Develop and use radio production assistant skills
In this unit learners will develop and perform tasks common to the role of a radio production assistant, working collaboratively with others to build their practical and communication skills. Guided learning hours: 10
Things you need to know about the radio training course:
Guided learning hours (GLH): 60
Credit value: 6
QCF level: 1 (accreditation for this course is pending)
Assessment requirements: internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence