Master the art and science of Radio Production.

Why Choose the Certificate in Radio Production programme?

The purpose of this qualification is for learners to produce radio programmes. The National Certificate in Radio Production at NQF Level 5 is generic across commercial, public and community service fields. The community impact of this qualification includes presenting job opportunities to which all cultural groups have access through community radio broadcasting. The course was designed to accommodate radio programmes relevant to all audiences.

In the dynamic realm of radio production, This course is a gateway to honing the necessary technical skills and creativity for Radio Production.

Course Information

You may enter the programme, with:

  • NQF Level 4 qualification

The learners will receive a Certificate in Radio Production. Certificates are issued and verified by the Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICTSETA).

  • Radio Announcer – Pay Estimate: +/- R450 000 to R790 000 a year
  • Disk Jockey – Pay Estimate: +/- R266 000 to R650 000 a year
  • Content Producer – Pay Estimate: +/- R250 000 to R300 000 a year
  • Operate within relevant legislative frameworks.
  • Research content for radio broadcasts.
  • Write scripts for radio broadcasts.
  • Build resource networks relevant for radio productions.
  • Generate and pitch ideas for programmes and items for transmission.
  • Work in teams in the radio context.
  • Operate a variety of studio and field recording and production audio equipment.
  • Produce live and studio programmes and items for transmission.
  • Edit and mix features, programmes and items to meet broadcasting requirements.
  • Present radio programmes/items that meet specified requirements.
  • Interview guests/panels/content providers in a broadcasting context.
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Certificate in Radio Production pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos, and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Certificate in Radio Production professional training at BCT, you may progress to other programmes offered by the college or you may earn credits from public tertiary education institutions, subject to its admission requirements.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

Apply For Radio Production

    Full Name

    Contact Details

    Course Details

    Request a contact
    Send registration pack

    Scroll to Top