Media/Programme Content Production Manager

Media/Programme Content Production Manager

2 Years Programme | SAQA ID: 121157 | NQF Level 6

Media/Programme Content Production Manager

This course is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel as Media/Programme Content Production Managers. It focuses on the organization, coordination, and management of audio-visual media content, television programs, and radio programs across various platforms. Emphasis is placed on understanding production processes, resource management, compliance with regulations, and fostering creativity in a dynamic media environment.
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  • 2 Years Full Time
  • The duration for this programme through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may vary.

The Learner will be subjected to both internal and external assessment. Internal assessments will encompass formative, summative, and workplace assessments. And upon successfully completing the comprehensive external summative assessment, learners will qualify for certification. The certification will be granted by the QCTO, affirming that the learner has attained the necessary competencies and is officially recognized as a qualified Media/Programme Content Production Manager.

  • Media/Programme Content Production Manager:
    Media/Programme Content Production Managers are responsible for overseeing all aspects of media content production, including audio-visual media, television programs, and radio programs. They coordinate production schedules, manage resources, ensure compliance with regulations, and oversee the quality of content delivery. These professionals work closely with creative teams, producers, and technical staff to ensure the successful execution of projects from conception to completion.
  • Production Coordinator:
    Production Coordinators play a crucial role in the planning and execution of media projects. They assist in coordinating logistics, scheduling shoots, hiring crew members, procuring equipment and resources, and maintaining production budgets. Production Coordinators act as liaisons between different departments and ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget while adhering to quality standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Media Operations Manager:
    Media Operations Managers oversee the day-to-day operations of media production facilities, broadcasting stations, or production companies. They manage staff, resources, and workflows to ensure efficient and effective production processes. Media Operations Managers are responsible for optimizing production schedules, implementing quality control measures, and troubleshooting technical issues to maintain smooth operations and meet production targets.
  • Marketing and Sales Manager in Broadcasting:
    Marketing and Sales Managers in Broadcasting are responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote media content and attract audiences. They collaborate with production teams to create promotional materials, plan advertising campaigns, and negotiate advertising deals with clients. Marketing and Sales Managers analyze market trends, identify target demographics, and develop strategies to increase viewership and revenue for broadcasting networks or media companies.


Note: Each of these career paths offers unique opportunities for individuals passionate about media production and content creation. Whether working behind the scenes to coordinate production logistics or engaging with audiences through marketing and sales initiatives, professionals in these roles play vital roles in shaping the media landscape and driving innovation in the industry.
  • Diverse Career Opportunities: A career as a Media/Programme Content Production Manager offers versatility across television, radio, film, and digital media sectors, enabling exploration of varied roles aligned with individual interests.
  • Creative Expression:  Media/Programme Content Production Managers unleash creativity by crafting innovative audio-visual narratives, television programs, and radio broadcasts, shaping compelling stories to engage audiences.
  • Leadership and Management: This role cultivates organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills as managers oversee production teams, allocate resources, and ensure project success, fostering effective leadership capabilities.
  • Impactful Work: Producing content that informs, entertains, and inspires, Media/Programme Content Production Managers wield influence over culture, society, and public discourse, making a tangible impact on the media landscape.
  • Dynamic Industry: Embracing constant evolution, the media industry presents exciting challenges and opportunities, keeping professionals abreast of trends, technologies, and innovations for adaptable skill development.
  • Collaborative Environment: Collaboration with diverse creative talents fosters stimulating work environments, where Media/Programme Content Production Managers collaborate with producers, directors, writers, and more to bring projects to fruition.
  • Personal Fulfillment:Witnessing ideas materialize on screen or airwaves brings personal fulfillment, motivating professionals passionate about media and storytelling to pursue excellence in their craft.
  • Global Reach: Media content’s global accessibility allows Media/Programme Content Production Managers to impact audiences worldwide, transcending borders and cultures to contribute to a more interconnected and informed global community.

To enroll, simply apply online. There is no application fee required. However, upon acceptance, you will need to make a deposit payment or adhere to your designated payment plan.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! If you have some prior experience but don’t have a certificate, you can still enroll in the course. Previous experience can be valuable, and our course is designed to accommodate learners with different levels of expertise. Whether you’re a beginner or have some background in media industry, we welcome you to join and enhance your skills. Enroll now to take advantage of the course and advance your knowledge in Content Production!

Distance learning is offered for this course.

No, we are a private institution and NSFAS does not fund private intuition. Check our https://www.fundi.co.za/ a leading education finance provider that can assist you with fees funding or loans.

Certainly! Matric with Math Literacy and English is required. We extend a warm welcome to students with prior experience in media who are looking to consolidate and advance their education.

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