Podcasting Foundations

Certificate II Applied Digital Technologies ICT20120

The Podcasting Foundations course will provide students with an understanding and practical application of audio recording software and products.

Students will create, write, voice, publish and promote professional standard commercials, interviews and podcasts and learn of the many career opportunities in the booming audio, media production and podcasting industries.

The course covers the fundamentals of creating a podcast series including

  • Voice Over
  • Research and writing for an audio audience
  • Construction and production
  • Interviewing and sourcing guests
  • Recording, editing & mixing sound
  • Music and Sound effects
  • Marketing and promotion

This course focuses on the audio and voice recording process and learning to create professional standard podcast episodes and series.

Students will learn how to use their voice, record, edit and mix audio, source and interview guests and create from research and writing stages to publishing and promotion, a complete podcast product. Upon completion they will have a professional standard voice reel, produced long format interviews and published podcast episodes and series.

Students will get practical experience of radio stations, recording studios, outside broadcasting, digital media and newsroom settings.

Podcast Foundations provides students with the skills and experience to enter the booming podcasting, voiceover, broadcast and audio production and engineering industries. Graduates leave with an online voice and audio portfolio as well as the ability to promote and market both themselves and their audio products.

Successful completion of the course will allow you to continue to create podcasts and other audio products and services and will build a portfolio for entry into AIE’s other foundation or Diploma level courses.

This course is suitable for students 16 and older.

Course Fees and Start Dates

Please see course start dates and associated fees below.
Please note: VET in School students should see their school’s VET Coordinator for fees.

  • Commencing 15th Feb 2022
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Tues, Thu session
  • Evenings, 2 nights per week
  • 1 Semester (20 weeks)
  • Full Fee: $2990
  • Year 10, 11 and 12: $1495

  • Commencing 19th Jul 2022
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Tues, Thu session
  • Evenings, 2 nights per week
  • 1 Semester (20 weeks)
  • Full Fee: $2990
  • Year 10, 11 and 12: $1495

Courses fees include a non-refundable enrolment fee ($65).

  • Commencing 8th Feb 2022
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Tues, Thu session
  • Two evening sessions on campus per week
  • 1 Semester (20 weeks)
  • Full Fee: $2990
  • Year 10, 11 and 12: $1495

  • Commencing 18th Jul 2022
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Mon, Wed session
  • Two evening sessions on campus per week
  • 1 Semester (20 weeks)
  • Full Fee: $2990
  • Year 10, 11 and 12: $1495

Courses fees include a non-refundable enrolment fee ($65).

Units of Competency

CORE

  • ICTICT221

    Identify and use specific industry standard technologies

  • ICTICT206

    Install software applications

  • BSBWHS211

    Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

  • ICTWEB306

    Develop a web presence using social media

  • CUAAIR211

    Develop techniques for presenting information on air

ELECTIVES

  • CUASOU212

    Perform basic sound editing

  • CUASOU214

    Mix sound in a broadcasting environment

  • ICTICT215

    Operate digital media technology packages

  • ICTICT214

    Operate application software packages

  • ICTICT213

    Use computer operating systems and hardware

  • BSBTEC202

    Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment

  • BSBSUS211

    Participate in sustainable work practices

Reserve your place

This is a direct entry course, no portfolio or interview is necessary.

Please note: VET in School students should see their school’s VET Coordinator for fees.