Courses

Click the related course info or scroll down

UP-COMING COURSES

Advanced Radio: Night Format: Starts Wednesday 29th March 2017

March 29 – August 31 2017

Classes: Wednesday & Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

Podcasts: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017

Podcasts: Sat 29 & Sun 30 April 2017

Classes: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Advanced Radio: Night Format: Starts Monday 8th May 2017

May 8 – October 17 2017

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 5:30-9:30pm

Sports Broadcasting: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June 2017

Sports Broadcasting: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June, 2017

Classes: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Advanced Radio: Day Format: Starts Monday 3rd July 2017

July 3 – November 28 2017

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 8am-2pm

Voice Over: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October, 2017

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October, 2017

Classes: 9:30am-5:00pm

MEET OUR LECTURERS

AIM

This course is aimed for people with no experience in voiceover work, or for people who may come from a related background such as performing arts or community radio.

The course is about preparing you to gain the skills required for a commercial voiceover artist and to get regular work in the industry.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Microphone Technique
  • Standard Commercial Script Reading
  • Script Interpretation
  • Taking Direction
  • Voice Characterisation
  • Industry Expectations
  • Job Application

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Skills to practice voice overs
  • An understanding of what is required to be a professional voice over artist.
  • How to use your voice when reading voice overs
  • What to look for when listening to voice overs of other people.
  • A copy all studio work recorded during the course.

DELIVERY

The Voice Over Course is offered as a one weekend workshop, running 9:30am – 5:00pm Saturday & Sunday.

PARTICIPANTS

Classes are kept small and do fill quickly.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October 2017

9:30am-5:00pm

INVESTMENT

$770. Please refer to applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment information.

ADVANCED RADIO COURSE

CAR RADIO
NEXT COURSE DATE:

 

March 29 – August 31, 2017 (Night Format)

Classes: Wednesday & Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

 

May 8 – October 17, 2017 (Night Format)

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 5:30-9:30pm

 

July 3 – November 28, 2017 (Day Format)

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 8am-2pm

AIM

To produce creative radio professionals capable of multi-skilled employment in the radio industry. In a supportive and challenging learning environment, the course will prepare professionals for their future careers in radio.

The course is specifically designed to meet the needs of the Australian radio industry, with emphasis on the commercial and national broadcasting industry segments.

The curriculum combines practical skills development with theoretical information that equips students with a thorough understanding of the place of radio in the contemporary media business environment.

Students will also have the opportunity of work attachment in working radio stations and to experience a major live broadcast simulation during the course.

By the end of the course, students will be comfortable with the operational aspects of their craft and able to adapt their skills to any working environment.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Announcing
  • Audio Engineering
  • Copywriting
  • Producing Promos
  • The Media Landscape
  • Broadcast Laws
  • Regulations, Codes and Compliance
  • Formats
  • Music Scheduling
  • Programming
  • Recording Commercial Voiceovers
  • Editing and Mixing Advertisements
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Traffic
  • Writing and Editing News Bulletins
  • Reading News
  • Interviews
  • Location Recordings
  • Website Content
  • Ratings and Research
  • Social Media
  • Prepare and deliver a broadcast simulation through live streaming.
  • Radio Demo
  • Radio Career
  • One offsite work experience placement

OUTCOMES

On completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Prepare and present live and automated on-air shifts.
  • Produce, edit and mix recorded content for broadcast.
  • Program music rotation software and schedule logs using music scheduling software.
  • Research, prepare and present interviews and news.
  • Write, voice and produce broadcast quality promos and commercials.
  • Prospect, pitch and sell radio and online advertising.
  • Understand and use online broadcast tools to deliver radio content on the internet.
  • Use social media to enhance their professional profile and build audience.
  • Describe station programming and management policy based on audience demographics.
  • Understand the role of radio in a fast changing global communication environment.
  • Develop a career plan for employment in the radio industry.

DELIVERY

This course is offered in two different formats:

The night format runs Mon & Tues 5:30-9:30pm for 20 weeks. Intakes are usually May & October each year.

The day format runs Mon & Tues 8am – 2pm for 20 weeks. Intakes are usually February & July each year.

Please note: Despite the difference in hours, the course content is exactly the same. The day format  is run at a slightly slower pace and allows for some of the additional activities to be completed within the class hours. 

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

 March 29 – August 31, 2017

Classes: Wednesday & Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

May 8 – October 17, 2017

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 5:30-9:30pm

July 3- November 28, 2017

Classes: Monday & Tuesday 8am -2pm

INVESTMENT

$6,999-$7,499. Early bird and previous MRS/RTI student discounts available. Please refer to the applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment information.

PARTICIPANTS

Class sizes are kept small, maximum of 12 students.

AIM

This course will provide students with a comprehensive set of creative and technical skills to create a professional sounding podcast. 

COURSE CONTENT

The course lecturers are all experienced podcasters and radio professionals who will cover a diverse set of skills, including:

  • Audio Production (mic set up, soundproofing recording and editing)
  • Creativity & Idea generation
  • Interview techniques
  • Storytelling/Engaging Audiences
  • Social Media & Self-promotion
  • Growing an audience

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Over the course units, students will carry out exercises relevant to the unit topic and receive professional feedback throughout the course and beyond.

Upon completion, students will be able to produce, promote and professionally execute a high quality podcast ready for public distribution.

PARTICIPANTS

Classes are kept small, maximum of 12 students.

DELIVERY

The Podcast course runs  is usually delivered in one format:

One weekend 9:30am – 5:00pm both days.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

Saturday 29 April & Sunday 30 April, 2017

INVESTMENT

$770. Please refer to applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment  information’ 

SPORTS BROADCASTING

Radio Training Institute is pleased to announce our new Sports Broadcasting Course

COURSE CONTENT

  • Sports Journalism
  • Sports Programming
  • Sports Producing
  • Opportunities in Sports Broadcasting

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • An understanding of how sports media works.
  • An understanding of the different sports media roles.
  • Give you the skills to write and prepare stories.
  • An understanding of different types of sports programming.
  • Give you the skills to present sports content on air.
  • Give you the skills to produce sports programming.
  • Give you the skills to work with talent.
  • Give you the skills to analyse commentary.
  • Give you the foundational skills on commentary.
  • An understanding of the opportunities in sports media.

PARTICIPANTS

Classes are kept small and do fill quickly.

DELIVERY

The Sports Broadcasting Course is usually delivered in one format:

One weekend 9:30am – 5:00pm both days.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June, 2017

INVESTMENT

$999. Please refer to applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment  information’ 

RTI Lecturer Peter Marcato talks about what it takes to get into Sports Broadcasting

AIM

The aim of this course is to provide the skills required to be able to write and read Radio News and prepare a participant for a news-based role in the radio industry.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Finding News
  • Writing News
  • Compiling News
  • Interviewing
  • News Reading
  • Newsroom & Equipment
  • Industry expectations
  • Job application
  • Employment

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • How to write news for commercial radio formats.
  • How to make news judgments for various radio formats.
  • How to use your voice when reading the news.
  • Understand how a radio newsroom works.
  • Understand the needs and skills of a radio journalist.

PARTICIPANTS

Classes are kept small and do fill quickly.

DELIVERY

The Writing and Presenting Radio News Course is usually delivered in one format:

1 weekend 10:00am – 4:00pm both days.

UPCOMING COURSE DATE

Please register interest at: heidi@radiotraininginstitute.com.au or 03 9929 7000

INVESTMENT

$770. Please refer to applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment information.

CREATIVE WRITING FOR TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS

AIM

The aim of this course is to gain the industry’s best skills and practice for a position as a Radio/TV copywriter.

It’s not just how to write radio/TV commercials, but how to survive the day to day experience of writing at a fast paced radio/TV station.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Structuring commercials
  • Writing to time
  • Creative & straight writing
  • Writing techniques
  • Industry expectations
  • Job application
  • Employment

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Be aware of the daily demands of a Radio/TV Copywriter.
  • Demonstrate writing simply, clearly and convincingly.
  • Techniques for deciphering briefs.
  • Strategies when working with sales representatives and production staff.
  • Skills when dealing with clients.

To further help you get a foot in the door to your first copywriting position, the Course Director will, at no extra cost, offer you a FREE critique of any scripts you write after the course, and will produce them on a CD for you to keep, to submit with your application to a future employer.

Remember, there’s always a radio station somewhere is Australia that’s looking for a copywriter.

PARTICIPANTS

Classes are kept small and do fill quickly.

DELIVERY

The Creative Writing Course is usually delivered in one format: 1x weekend 10:00am – 4:00pm both days.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

Please register your interest at: heidi@radiotraininginstitute.com.au or 03 9929 7000.

INVESTMENT

$770. Please refer to applicable enrolment form for further payment and enrolment information.