Gateway 97.8 offer a fantastic array of courses in radio. Below are the courses that we offer the public and indeed schools who wish to offer an extra-curricular activity to students, or to run as a course at our approved training centre.
Radio Broadcasting Level 1
An introduction to radio broadcasting at a community radio station including recording and editing a show that could be used for broadcast.
Radio Broadcasting - Level 2
A more advanced course that features news, traffic, travel and weather reporting, in addition to recording and editing a longer show [90 minutes] that could be broadcast.
Sports Reporting - Level 2
This course provides a valuable insight to sports reporting for radio, the internet and print. It includes sports podcasting and interviewing.
Radio Journalism - Level 2
A good overview of the skills ant techniques of the radio journalist.
Understanding Radio Journalism - Level 3
A practical course designed to give valuable experience of radio reporting within a working radio station. The course includes relevant law and develops an understanding of an employer’s requirements of a radio journalist. .
Introductory Award In Radio - Level 1
A simple introduction to radio production.
Award In Radio Production - Level 1
Learn how to produce and edit programmes for radio.
Radio Production - Level 2
Turn theory into practice with this very ‘hands on’ course.
Certificate In Radio Production - Level 2
A further insight into radio production yielding an A*-C GCSE equivalent certificate to prove your ability to combine theory with good practice.
Extended Certificate In Radio Production - Level 2
This course provides you with a substantial portfolio of work and information in addition to demonstrating your ability to combine good practice with sound theory.
Diploma In Radio - Level 3
A highly regarded A Level standard course to equip successful students with a diploma demonstrating an important range of radio skills. Includes an understanding of programme planning, station management, radio journalism and technical issues.
Entry Level 3 Award In Preparation For Event Volunteering
An entry level award to prepare volunteers for work at various events.
Level 2 Award In Volunteering
This course considers the various factors that must be taken into account by those managing events. Risk analysis, crowd control, health & safety, scheduling and coordinating team activities.
Courses start from £175 per person and most run Monday to Friday with a 1 hour lunch break. Level 1 courses are suitable for people with little or no experience in the subject, levels 2 & 3 may require some experience/prior knowledge.