2017 Core Radio Skills
- Course Location
- New South Wales
- 2017 Core Radio Skills
- Delivery Mode
- 6 weeks. Course starts week commencing February 27, 2017
- Course Fee
- Compulsory online Orientation week commencing Monday February 20. Further details will be provided post-enrolment
- Attendance Pattern
- 5 hours per week, over 6 weeks with weekly virtual classroom sessions
APPLICATIONS OPEN ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 1, 2016 AND CLOSE ON SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2017
We believe creativity, and the stories we share, enrich the whole of society. Build your voice in radio and be part of the great tradition of broadcast storytelling.
Are you interested in learning more about radio? This easy, online introductory course is suitable for both community radio practitioners and complete beginners. You’ll explore core elements of the radio industry and radio audiences, learn announcing and presentation techniques, plus learn how to find and create content for radio programs. To complete the course, you will need internet access and a smartphone.
Topics covered include:
- an introduction to the radio industry;
- sourcing and developing content;
- broadcast law, interviewing, planning, producing and building a show.
For details of help to pay for your fees, please refer to the Study Assist website .
To complete the course you will need access to:
- A computer with an internet connection.
Changes in circumstances may impact upon the accuracy or currency of information. While AFTRS takes all due care to ensure that the information is accurate, it reserves the right to vary any information described here without notice.
Last updated August 30, 2016
- Explore core elements of the radio industry and radio audiences.
Demonstrate announcing and presentation techniques.
Find and create content for radio programs.
Candidates are required to submit the following:
1. Proof of Residency
Subject: Radio Fundamentals
The subject aims to develop students’ core skills in creating and presenting radio content. Students will learn fundamental skills in producing and presenting radio programs while developing an awareness of the radio industry and different audiences. Students will gain and apply skills in planning, structuring and presenting on air content. Students will also develop their writing and interviewing skills. The skills and knowledge gained will prepare students to compete in the merit selection process of higher award courses.
The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.