The Radio Production at NQF Level 5 is generic across commercial, public and community service fIelds. The design of this programme is to accommodate radio programmes relevant to all audiences. The Qualification aims at enabling learners to be employable in all three sectors (public, commercial and community). Production, packaging, journalistic, content development are competencies required across all three tiers of broadcasting and the qualification will allow the competent learners to be employable in all sectors of radio not just community radio.
The Qualification will enable the learners to make value judgements; packaging calls for putting elements together in a unique and creative manner, producing calls for a process of research, conceiving ideas and actualising those ideas. This Qualification requires learners not just to make products but also to be able to develop content for radio broadcasts.
- 12 Month Full Time
- 18 Month Part time
The Learner will be subjected to both Internal and External assessments which will encompass formative and Summative Assignment, Tests and upon successfully completing the Summative assessment, learners will qualify for certification. The certification will be granted by the MICT SETA & QCTO, affirming that the learner has attained the necessary competencies and is officially recognized as a qualified Radio Producer
Completing a Radio Production Course opens the door to a wide range of exciting careers in broadcasting and media. Graduates can pursue roles such as radio producers, audio content creators, hosts, sound editors, voiceover artists, station managers, and more. They can excel as podcast producers, audio engineers, or contribute to advertising and promotions. The field offers opportunities in scripting, journalism, and music direction, reflecting its diverse and creative nature within the media industry.
- Gain hands-on expertise, learn from experienced faculty, and engage in real-world simulations.
- Access cutting-edge technology and versatile skills, while networking with professionals.
- Explore diverse career pathways, express your creativity, and benefit from industry-linked projects.
- Practical internships and career guidance ensure a seamless transition to a successful broadcasting career. Unleash your potential in the dynamic realm of radio and media.
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
The course offers a distance learning option, providing flexibility for students who can’t attend on-site classes.
A high school matriculation certificate is a prerequisite for enrolling in this course. If you do not possess a matric certificate, an alternative pathway to eligibility involves enrolling in our Sound Technology or Film and Television programs. This will enable you to meet the qualification requirements for this course.