|Course Code:||CT42 (National ID: CUF30107)|| |
|Careers:||Radio Presenter|| |
Six months (one semester) full-time.
|How:||Full time|| |
|Where:||LEEDERVILLE CAMPUSRICHMOND STREETLEEDERVILLE6007|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||No|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
Radio is a fast paced and vibrant environment. Your broadcast could be reaching millions of people in their cars and homes.
A Certificate III in Media (Radio) from Central will prepare you for a career in radio by familiarising you with the equipment and environment (which is of the highest industry standards).
You'll learn about the technical side of radio broadcast as well as how to produce and present something that will engage your audience. All of this is under the guidance of a lecturer who still practices his/her talents in the current industry landscape.
View our brochure to see the career pathways for our radio courses.
Listen to samples of student's work. These are radio ads students have developed to promote this course.
Promotion 1 - Promotion 2
Where this course can lead you
Using the skills you learn at Central, you could one day have your own breakfast show or be producing a drive-time show. Your completion of this certificate will give you confidence in the radio environment.
Your Certificate III in Media (Radio) prepares you for roles such as:
Your Certificate III in Media (Radio) opens the door for further qualifications at Central such as the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Radio) and pathways to University.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's media qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
develop creative and critical thought processes
build confidence in radio presentation
plan and prepare radio programs
collect and edit content for radio programs
learn to perform basic sound editing
learn occupational health and safety procedures
learn to record and mix sound.
Certificate III in Media (Radio) is a resourceful course centred on getting you on track to your career in radio. Upon completion of this degree you can go on to further study at Central with the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Radio) which will lead to a Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (specialising in sound design). Or you could start your career straight away!
Connected with industry
The Central radio course has always enjoyed a close relationship with industry. Our lecturers have years of experience producing and presenting on the ABC and commercial radio.
This means that we have structured the course and the technology we use so that you will learn the skills most in demand in today's radio stations. And, when you're ready, we can use our contacts to help you get your first break in the industry.
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $634. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $1260 (non conc) over the six months the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is $5250, duration 6 months. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|Description:||Complete 11 units; 3 core and 8 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D0645||BSBCRT301A||Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills|
|D1058||CUFAIR201A||Develop techniques for presenting information on radio|
|D1059||CUFAIR301A||Present radio programs|
|D1108||CUFDIG302A||Author interactive sequences|
|D1166||CUFPPM301A||Plan and prepare programs|
|D1184||CUFRES201A||Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication|
|D1192||CUFSOU204A||Perform basic sound editing|
|D2954||CUSOHS301A||Follow occupational health and safety procedures|
|D2956||CUSSOU201A||Assist with sound recordings|
|D2957||CUSSOU202A||Mix sound in a broadcasting environment|
|D4355||CUFIND301B||Work effectively in the screen and media industries|
Information for international students
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent, state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must demonstrate developed communication skills.
This conversion table explains the grades you need to have obtained at a high school level to meet this entry level requirement.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here