When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jon Preston
  • Course Code W21MPPI06A

What you will learn

A course for those who have learned the basics of radio production and wish to work on producing effective radio material. This course will introduce you to the techniques of package (short documentary) making, provide opportunities for you to compile one or more packages, and teach more advanced techniques of digital editing and mixing, building on skills learned in Radio Production 1.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create effective material for radio documentaries
  • Use advanced mixing techniques to create your own radio documentary
  • Use advanced features of portable audio recorders
  • Use advanced features of Adobe Audition to make high quality audio
  • Clean-up and remove unwanted background noise from audio recordings


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    There will be lectures with recorded illustrations, demonstrations, practical work, handouts and discussions.

    Entry requirements

    Completion of Radio Production 1, or similar course or evidence of equivalent experience. Familiarity with a Digital Audio Workstation or DAW (e.g. Logic, Audacity, ProTools, or similar) is desirable but not essential.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    There will be a certain amount of work outside the class. Due to the nature of the content of the course you might be exposed to high volume levels. We strongly encourage everyone to bring a pair of ear plugs to every lesson.

    What you need

    Pen and paper to take notes A USB memory stick to save your work Handouts and materials given by the tutor A portable recorder is useful but not essential Access to a computer outside class

    What you can do next

    Internet Radio, Podcast & Videocast Courses that explore other music software packages such as Logic, Ableton, etc.