Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Radio Production
QQI Code: 5M4511
Duration: 1 Year
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
This course provides a wide and comprehensive introduction to the area of radio broadcasting and will establish fundamental radio production competencies from which the student may progress to employment, further study or training. As part of the course, students will gain practical experience working in professional radio settings and will prepare material for broadcasting to local audiences. There will be an emphasis on using industry standard technology. Students will be responsible for the preparation of programmes for broadcast.
Music Industry Studies
Radio Programme Production
Research and Study Skills
Safety and Health at Work
Sound Engineering and Production
Graduates of this course will be able to pursue many different opportunities across the radio industry as producers, presenters, new reporters and engineers.
Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).