Radio Short Courses @ AFTRS OPEN

Staff Writer

The Australian Film Television and Radio School has a bunch of new Short Courses about to kick for the New Year. AFTRS OPEN is just that – Open to everyone of every level of experience.

The introductory courses are perfect for those just starting out and want to learn some key skills or if you are already in the business then you can also up-skill with AFTRS, CRA online and on campsus courses.

All the School's courses are taught by industry experts.  Here is a sample of what is on offer.

Summer School: Introduction to Radio

In this five-day intensive you’ll learn essential radio skills from experienced radio industry professionals Kate Mac (Triple M, 2DayFM) and Jess Campanaro (2GB) and gain the confidence to begin your career in radio. From roles and responsibilities to announcing and presentation, to editing and studio skills, we’ve got it all covered.

19 – 23 Jan OR 2 – 6 Feb  – More Details here.


Announcing & Presentation

On air radio industry professionals Gaby Brown (Triple J, KIIS 1065 FM, WSFM) and Melanie Withnall (2UE, 2SER FM) are the tutors for this practical and inspiring course where students will acquire invaluable skills and knowledge that will enhance and advance their careers.

21 – 22 Feb – More Details here.  


Voice Over

Just having a great voice is not enough — you need the skills to be able to use it properly. Industry experts Gaby Brown (Triple J) and Simon Harvey will give you the techniques to get the best out of your voice to get a start in the voice over industry. This two-day intensive course features numerous practical exercises in the AFTRS state-of-the-art Radio studios.

7 – 8 March – More Details here.

Advanced Voice Over

Take the next step. This two day course over two weekends builds on the skills developed in our Voice Over course and is ideal for those with some experience with professional voice over work to further polish their skills.

11 & 18 April (2 consecutive Saturdays) – More Details here.  


CRA Commercial Radio Programming (Online course)

A 34 week, online, comprehensive specialist course created specifically for experienced commercial radio practitioners wanting to step up to a management and programming role. This course provides an understanding of the elements involved in commercial radio programming and requires participants to identify and apply skills and knowledge within a workplace context.

Starts 23 February, 34 weeks, online – More Details here.  or to Enrol call AFTRS Radio on 02 9805 6586.


CRA: Creative Craft of Radio Copywriting (Online course)

Looking for some creative inspiration and motivation to pep up your ads and improve the return on the advertiser’s investment? AFTRS Creative Craft of Radio Copywriting is a 12 week online course where participants work collaboratively on real case scenarios.

Starts Monday April 13 –  More Details here or to Enrol call AFTRS Radio on 02 9805 6586.

To view all AFTRS Open Short Courses visit the website

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