Radio presenting: improvers

Course Dates: 30/04/19 - 04/06/19
Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Allis Moss

Extend and develop your skills for a range of radio broadcasts, putting a live news, current affairs, features and music programme to air, creating the content yourselves. You'll need to have taken the Beginners’ course or have previous industry experience.


What is the course about?

Honing your skillset as an all-round broadcaster.

What will we cover?

Writing for, reading and talking on air. Producing features and improving interview skills whether with celebs, politicians or vox pops in the street. Working up a radio pitch into a feature or programme, allowing the student to develop a specific on-air interest or subject, such as human interest stories, health, arts and culture, travel.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Have a wider and deeper understanding of working as a broadcaster within the industry or for personal interest and general confidence.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

It is suitable for anyone who has completed Radio Presenting : Beginners at Build or has at least some previous experience such as working on a student or hospital radio station or in an internship or has been interviewed on air or similar. Students with some other relevant experience like working on a community magazine or paper or in PR could also take the course. Other students should check with the tutor.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Practice in the studio, class tutorials and discussions, and weather permitting, some outside sessions for voxpops and, where possible, real interviews to test skills on.

As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No. Recorded material MAY be made available via Google Classroom at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any Voice related courses to keep your instrument in peak condition.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details


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I attended the improvers course straight after the beginners. I absolutely loved the second course, meeting and working with a great group of people.
The teacher is fantastic, his manner is lovely and I've left the course feeling satisfied and confident in my new skills.
The technician was also great, providing us with our recordings on the last session.

The only thing I would say is I wish their was an advanced course to follow up on, mainly because I just enjoyed it so much.
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Review by Rose Mac / (Posted on 05/07/2018)

Sorry, this course is now full

Course Code: DMM011

Full Tue, day, 30 Apr - 04 Jun '19

Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)

Full fee: £149.00
Senior fee: £119.00

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online . You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.