Free Radio Production Course

Key Info

Qualification

NCFE Level 1 Award in Radio

Subject Area

Radio

Level

1

Age Group

15-18

Location

Unity Radio, Media City UK

Days

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time

10am – 4pm

Dinner

Dinner Provided

Radio Production Course Overview

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop technical skills and knowledge within radio. This qualification will introduce you to the radio industry and provide you with all of the skills, knowledge and information to gain a better understanding of the radio industry.

 

With an approach like no other, complete the Radio Production Course while being in a live FM radio environment with over 20 years’ experience in the radio/media industry. You will explore how to operate a radio studio as well as presenting and producing your own 30 min live show. Learn about employment opportunities in the radio industry, record, edit and produce audio for radio.

Qualification Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to:

  •  provide an introduction to radio
  •  develop technical skills and knowledge within radio
  •  provide a supportive progression route into further learning.

Qualification objectives

The objectives of this qualification is to help learners to:

  • apply their knowledge of radio production by gaining real life, live radio experience.
  • develop and use ICT, communication, project management, time management and team working skills.

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  •  Level 2 Certificate in Radio
  •  Level 1 and 2 Awards in Podcasting
  •  Level 1 and 2 Music Technology qualifications
  •  Level 2 Creative Media qualifications
  •  Level 2 Media Techniques
  •  Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media

It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors:

  •  Media and Communication
  •  Arts, Media and Publishing

Units

Record, edit and produce audio for radio

Know how to record for radio

Be able to edit an audio recording

Understand radio production terminology

 

Develop and use radio presentation skills

Be able to present a radio item

Write a script to be broadcast

Present your own 30 min live radio show

 

Explore employment opportunities in the radio industry

Understand the main features of typical job roles within the production industry

Identify the skills needed for job roles in the radio industry

Identify sources of information about jobs in the radio industry

 

Understand the role of a radio production assistant

Understand key aspects of the role of a radio production assistant

Describe the role of a radio production assistant

Give examples of different types of radio station

How will I be assessed

There are no exams, all assessments are practical.

Fees

This is course is free for all who are eligible

Got a question?

Speak to a member of our team

Phone: 0161 686 5745

Email: Courses@unityradio.co.uk