About the trainingsprogrammes

Diploma courses

We offer a diploma in TV & Radio Journalism, Mass-Media Journalism and or TV&Film Media Production. These career-training programs take between 12/24/48/72 weeks / 3 to18 months in length to finish for individual part time atenda-nce and for those who are more serious carrier oriented people.

The training program is 182 weeks (Thirty Six Months) in length for part time and or 130 weeks or (twenty four months) for those who will be doing full time studies. We recommend the longer version of more than 182 weeks or (Thirty Six Months) for and or 130 weeks or (twenty four months) for full time, so that the student may learn at a good pace and not in a rush.

This course is designed for individuals consi-dering a major career in the Mass-media, video, film, radio and television industry and in or other closely related industries.

In these 3 1/2 academic years, students will learn from the basic fundamental and theoretical ele-ments of how these systems work, which will include television, film, Radio, multimedia and graphic design productions to name a few. This is a comprehensive 3 1/2 year course in which students learn various things including using basic editing soft wares packages such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects and Apple Final Cut Studio. It will also include script development, storyboarding, basic camera operation, lighting, photography, sound recording are all major components of the course.

The focus is the use of software for editing videos, creating graphic images and basic motion graphics for video presentations. In general, this course will also cover film and multimedia courses including, radio, television/film production, editing, radio journalism, photography, sound, lighting, print media, graphics, new media, Other related technical courses and additional courses (not compulsory) before they chose their (major) specialisation course including two related minor courses.

Our training program starts with theoretical Multimedia Courses that will include history of Radio Film and Television. It has more than 13 topics and over 80 modules, from the early days when it started to the present date of Internet broadcasting.

The first part of the training is for all students the same and covers the basics of RTV, film and multimedia.

Some courses may be repeated because of the complexities of the subject in the
favour of the student to make the student grasp the same.

The students will makes a choice in which area he or she wants to specialize.

In the first year they will be learning all the basics how the whole industry works

More specialized areas will begin in de second part of the study. For example Basic Graphic Designs and After Effect will be covered for students who wants to specialize into Graphics.

In the final year, once a student has seen the light and finds his/her future carrier direction of specialization and interest, for 1 & 1/2 years in this final year, he/she will (Choose her/his Major) and specialize in this chosen discipline from any of the above media branches and or discipline.

At the same time. the student will also (choose a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of four other Minor courses) or compulsory courses that go hand in hand or be related with his /her specialised and or major course.

This is done to increase the chances of job-hunting of every student to 3 to 1 as opposes to 1 to 1 ratio.

Depending on fulltime or part-time, the course will take approx. 29 to 36 months to complete.

STUDENTS WILL BE INTRODUCED TO:

  1. BASIC COMPUTER PROGRAMMES, LIKE WORD. EXEL ETC
  2. BASIC HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
  3. BASIC HARD WARE OF HOW ACOMPUTER WORKS
  4. SCRIPT WRITING.
  5. RADIO PRESANTATION,
  6. STORY BOARDS
  7. LIGHTING TECHNIQUES, THE BASICS AND VALUES
  8. BASIC WIRING AND STUDIO SET UP
  9. SOLDERING CABLES & COMPONRNTS
  10. PRESANTATION WORK, INTERVIEW AND PROGRAMES
  11. PHOTOGRAPHY,
  12. LETTER WRITING APPLICATIONS ETC
  13. NEW MEDIA,
  14. RESEARCH, NET, LIBSRARY AND FIELD
  15. GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR /FILM VIDEO OR TELEVISION
  16. PRINT MEDIA, BOOKS, MAGS, ETC
  17. VIDEO/TELEVISION/FILM BASIC TERMINOLOGY RELATIVE TO TO-DAY’S WORK
  18. RADIO / TV JOURNALISM,
  19. VIDEO PRODUCTION AS AN ART FORM
  20. SOUND ENG/EFP/OBV/STUDIO,
  21. DIGITIZING, OR CAPTURING VIDEO CLIPS TO COMPUTERS
  22. EDITING, TEXT PHOTOS AND VIDEO
  23. IMPORTING AND EXPORTING IMAGES AND ANIMATIONS
  24. NEWS READING / COMENTARY RADIO/ TV
  25. WORKING WITH A SEQUENCER, OR TIMELINE AND UTILIZING KEYFRAMING
  26. NEWS REPORTING TV
  27. TRANSITIONS AND EFFECTS
  28. NEWS REPORTING RADIO
  29. EVALUATING PROF., PRODUCED PRESENTATIONS
  30. COMENTERY/PRONOUNSIATION/TONATION & GRAMMAR
  31. PLANNING AND ORGANIZING WORK RUNNING YOU AGENDA PROFESSIONALLY
  32. SCRIPTS WRITING AND STORYBOARDS
  33. AQUIREING AND COMPLETING SPECIFIC VIDEO PRODUCTION PROJECTS INDIVIDUALLY
  34. AQUIREING AND COMPLETING SPECIFIC VIDEO PRODUCTION PROJECTS AS A TEAM
  35. PR, MANAGEMENT
  36. WORKING IN A TEAM
  37. BOOM MIKE OPERATION
  38. MANAGING A PRODUCTION
  39. MANAGING A TEAM / CREW
  40. PERSONAL CONDUCT / MANERS
  41. ASSISTING AND GENERAL WORK
  42. TEAMS SPRTIT AND TEAM WORK
  43. PA AUDIO SET UP AND MANAGEMENT
  44. SOUND CAM-JO/ ENG/EFP/OBV/STUDIO
  45. EQUIPMENT CARE AND MAINTENANCES
  46. WORKING AS A GTA OR JUST AN ASSISTANT
  47. TAKING WORK RESIPONSIBILITIES SERIOUSLY
  48. WORKING AS OPERATIONAL & TEAM MANAGER
  49. SALES / MARKETING, IN A SHOP AND IN THE FIELD
  50. ESENSIAL TIME KEEPING AT WORK AND AT SCHOOL
  51. VIDEO CAMERA OPERATION ENG/EFP/OBV & STUDIO
  52. BUSINESS SPOKEN ENGLISH TO IMPROVE THEIR PERSONAL
  53. PERSONAL / PROFESSIONAL HYGIENE AND BEING MINDFULL OF OTHERS
  54. PRESENTATION FOR PROFESSIONAL OUTFIT AND SELF RESPECT & VALUES.
  55. JOB PREPARATION AND JOB APPLICATION WRITING AN APPLICATION/ RESUME,
  56. LABOUR ETHICS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND SELF DECIPLINE & CONTROLL AMONG OTHERS

INDIVIDUAL ATTENDANCE, CERTIFICATER, AND DIPLOMA COURSES:

Basic Certificate, Competence Certificate to a Diploma Level:

We also have individual television, Film Production, mass-media, Print and related carrier certificate training courses and or programmes in several disciplines for a duration of 24, 48, 72, 96 weeks in which students attend and familiarize and or specialize in one (1) discipline from the basics attendance move on to competence level and later go higher to a diploma level

When you take any of the above individual courses, it is mandatory that a student take up two or three other related courses that will make a link to their specialized course as well as to make it easier to learn and understand this particular course better.

The first part of these individual courses is a basic, fundamental and theoretical understanding on how the different elements of these courses work together. At the end of this basic course you will receive a basics attendance certificate.

The second course after your intern/work will get you a competence certificate and

After some work and or intern experience, the last course will earn you diploma in your field of specialization.

IN HOUSE SPECIAL CUSTOMISED IN-HOUSE TRAINING COURSES:

On special occasions and with prior arrangement, we can also give special individualised special
in-house training on various subjects and in various disciplines, to companies, schools and NGO’S.

This could range from audio –visual media disciplines as mentioned above to PR and Marketing.
For this we need an advance warning in order to design a specific course for your group.