FETAC Level 4 in Community Radio Skills.
Course Description- Overview
The course aims to give learners grounding in both the ethos of community radio and in the practical skills. By the end of the course, learners will:
- Understand the basic principles of Community Radio
- Understand the basics of interviewing and research
- Be capable of recording an interview
- Understand how to conduct the interview safely
- Be able to define libel and other key legal concepts
Duration, Time and Venue of the Course:
The course will take 35 hours and will mix hands-on skills with theory in each session.
Start Date: Tuesday Nov 4th 2014. .
Time 7 -10pm .
Venue: Nagle House , Youghal.
The course is open to anybody from any background. It is particularly suited to new volunteers in community radio stations, and those interested in community media/and or radio programme production. Basic IT skills would be an advantage but are not essential.
How is the course assessed?
The course is assessed by 2 Assignments each worth 20% of the total marks and and 1 Project worth 60% of the total marks.
Assignment 1 (20%) – Conduct a Studio Interview with a Community Group
Assignment 2 (20%) – Conduct an interview on location with a Community Group
Project: (60%) – Research, Plan and Produce a project on Community Radio (such as a half an Hour Radio Programme) in a team.
This course is an nationally accredited course leading to a FETAC Level 4 in Community Radio (Component Certificate) on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Details of Training Provider
This course is offered by CRAOL – the Community Radio Forum of Ireland and delivered locally by CRY104fm.
CRAOL is a quality assured training provider registered with FETAC. See www.craol.ie for more details.
Contact for more details:
Community Radio Youghal. Nagle House , South Abbey, Youghal, Co Cork.
Phone 024 92288.