Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting - AFDA | Educartis

Johannesburg
1 years
Certificate
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

AFDA is now offering a one year Higher Certificate course in Radio and Podcasting. Taken on-campus, this certificate has been registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training and is about bridging into an AFDA undergraduate degree by learning the basic skills needed to work as an assistant for a radio station or in podcasting. The course also provides students with the necessary skills to meet the demands of digital transformation in the rapidly changing and growing world of media in the creative economy. 

As a Radio presenter, you will be the voice of a station or programme and will be able to create the tone and style of the station's output and build a strong relationship with listeners. If you have an outgoing, sociable personality, thrive on public speaking, and are looking for a career that comes with daily challenges but immense job satisfaction, then this diploma can help you become an inspiring presenter that can paint pictures with words and captivate your audience. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

After completing the course students will be able to:

  • Enjoy access to the AFDA Undergraduate Programme and enhance their access to other tertiary learning institutions. 
  • Collaborate, build their social skills, learning capacity and self-confidence.
  • Gain insight into the various disciplines and career options in the entertainment arts.
  • Discover and test their aptitude for a potential career in the entertainment arts.
  • Prepare themselves for the rigors of tertiary degree experience

Certification obtained

Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will provide a stepping stone towards exciting careers such as: 

  • Radio Production Manager 
  • Writer
  • Production Assistant 
  • Podcast Publisher 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have a: 

  • National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with entry into a Diploma or Higher Certificate
  • Should you not have the above, you may be able to qualify to complete and pass the AFDA Entrance Exam 

Enrollment:
First semester enrolment only unless otherwise confirmed with the Marketing & Recruitment Office of your preferred campus.

International Students: 
  • A Certified copy of SAQA Certificate of Evaluation of the applicant’s International qualifications is required for acceptance into AFDA programmes
  • International qualifications can take up work and study opportunities in South Africa.
  • International applicants may be required to do the AFDA Entrance Exam in order to be assessed for entry into AFDA’s programmes

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students should: 

  • Complete the online application form 
  • Wait up to 10 working days to receive feedback on the application 
  • Book a consultation with the institution (available via Skype for international students). 

Payment options

The total fee for this course is R69,500.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LEVY: R16 500
All 1st time enroling students will need to pay the International Levy upfront before enrolment. This does not apply to Sub-Sahara African countries.


AFDA PAYMENT PLANS 
  1. 100% of Total Fees (fully inclusive of Registration, Enrolment and Course fees) payable upfront during the course-relevant Enrolment window or by 31 January 2019.
  2. Registration and Enrolment fees payable upfront upon or before completing enrolment for the course. Thereafter 50% of the Course fee is payable by or before 31 January 2019, and the remaining 50% of the Course fee is payable by or before 31 March 2019. 
  3. Extended payment plan: 3-9 month credit application subject to credit approval based on NCR regulations. A R1100 (non-refundable) administration fee will be charged on application submission. If the payment deadline is not adhered to the student will be denied access to the campus and learning programme. 

FINANCIAL LIABILITY UPON CANCELLATION OF STUDIES - NON-REFUNDABLE FEES:  
The following fees are not refundable under any circumstances: 
  1. Registration fees
  2. Enrolment fees
  3. International levies
  4. Cancellation of studies after the expiry of:
  • 21 days from the start of the AFDA academic year for new students. 
  • 7 days from the start of the AFDA academic year for returning students. 

REFUNDABLE FEES:
The following fees are refundable in respect of academic fees only: 
  1. 100% If a 1st Time student withdraw on or before twenty-one (21) consecutive days from the first (1st) day of the AFDA academic year (i.e. the 1st day of term 1)
  2. 100% If a returning student withdraw on or before seven (7) consecutive days from the first (1st) day of the AFDA academic year (i.e. the 1st day of term 1). 

REQUIRED PAYMENT REFERENCE: Student Number + Name
Please ensure to furnish a copy of the proof of payment to the relevant campus and department via email and/or hard copy.


CAMPUS BANKING DETAILS & CONTACT INFORMATION

 JOHANNESBURG CAMPUS BANK DETAILS: 
 ABSA Bank, Acc. No.: 4053 115 636 
 Branch No.: 632-005, Swift No.: ABSAZAJJ 
 Pay Reference: Student No. & Last Name 

 JOHANNESBURG CAMPUS CONTACT DETAILS: 
 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park 7925, 
 Johannesburg, South Africa 
 PO Box 277, Melville, 2109 
 Tel +27 11 482 8345 | jhbcampus@afda.co.za 

 CAPE TOWN CAMPUS BANK DETAILS: 
 ABSA Bank, Acc. No.: 4073 888 465 
 Branch No.: 632-005, Swift No.: ABSAZAJJ 
 Pay Reference: Student No. & Last Name 

 CAPE TOWN CAMPUS CONTACT DETAILS: 
 18 Lower Scott Road, Observatory, 7925, 
 Cape Town, South Africa 
 Tel +27 21 448 7600 | cptcampus@afda.co.za 

 DURBAN CAMPUS BANK DETAILS: 
 ABSA Bank, Acc. No.: 4081 938 599 
 Branch No.: 632-005, Swift No.: ABSAZAJJ 
 Pay Reference: Student No. & Last Name 

 DURBAN CAMPUS CONTACT DETAILS: 
 2a Highdale Road, Glen Anil, 4051 
 Durban, South Africa 
 Tel +27 31 569 2252 | dbncampus@afda.co.za 

 PORT ELIZABETH CAMPUS BANK DETAILS: 
 ABSA Bank, Acc. No.: 4089 173 721 
 Branch No.: 632-005, Swift No.: ABSAZAJJ 
 Pay Reference: Student No. & Last Name 

 PORT ELIZABETH CAMPUS CONTACT DETAILS: 
 28 Bird Street, Central, 6006 
 Port Elizabeth, South Africa 
 Tel +27 41 582 1266 | pecampus@afda.co.za 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at AFDA. The term objectives are as follows:

  • TERM 1: Understand radio genres, presentations styles, assistant role in managing a station
  • TERM 2: Will be able to operate studio equipment and field sound devices, understand and maintain copyright as it pertains to the responsibilities of a studio assistant
  • TERM 3:  Research programmes and prepare for transmission, understand and comply with Radio Legislative frameworks as it pertains to the responsibilities of a studio assistant
  • TERM 4: Prepare for and assist in aspects of a live radio/podcast transmission

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Where and When

01/03/2019

AFDA - Johannesburg Campus


41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park Johannesburg, South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg , South Africa

Course Provider

Contact Information

Email & Website
  • international@afda.co.za
  • https://www.afda.co.za/
Phone & Location
  • +27214487600
  • +27114828345
  • 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park 2092