Radio Skills Training


Sunny Govan is pleased to offer radio training on our state of the art, industry standard equipment in a friendly and supportive environment with a qualified and experienced tutor. The 12 hour course is run over six weeks and can take place either during the day, in the evening or at the weekend, whatever time suits the participants.

Course description

NPA Radio Broadcasting (SCQF level 5) • To provide an introduction to the activities involved in radio broadcasting • To develop specific competencies in presentation for broadcast media • To develop specific competencies in interviewing for radio • To allow the development of skills in a range of broadcast related disciplines including radio journalism, technical operations, feature production and scriptwriting • To provide a progression route to further study of radio • To familiarise candidates with the job roles and functions within media industries • To develop candidates’ knowledge of the creative process through practical activity • To develop candidates’ creativity, employability and transferrable skills through engagement with creative production activity Candidates will consist of 10 hours training to work towards achieving Radio Broadcasting at SCQF level 5: Making a Radio Programme F58D11 The emphasis of this unit is on technical aspects of the production process rather than programme content, Candidates will use professional equipment to record, edit and mix sound in a “real time broadcasting environment” as Sunny Govan Community Radio broadcasts a full-time radio broadcasting service, 24 hours x 7 days a week to Glasgow on 103.5 FM frequency and world wide on You will develop knowledge of how radio broadcasting works and the responsibilities of those involved in the process. You will develop the following skills which will be of use in many areas of work as well as the media. Communication Working with others Problem solving Information Technology Successful completion of the course can lead to further study in a range of media disciplines and industry transferable skills

– How a broadcasting studio functions
– How to operate the studio
– How to produce a radio programme
– Presenting techniques
– How to edit and prepare audio for broadcast
– How to record and produce an audio advert
– The legalities / OFCOM code of conduct

You may even end up with your own radio show! (Subject to approval by the programme committee)

Each course place costs £200 (no cost if you are eligible for ITA, visit

​To book your place or to find out more call Steg on 0141 445 3741 or email

Sunny G 103.5 FM

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