Ready to develop your skills as a radio presenter?

Whether you are completely new to radio and are just starting your journey or already have some radio experience, the Erewash Sound Academy is for you.

Our five-session programme is an interactive classroom and studio-based course that will prepare you for creating a demo radio show.

Our next scheduled course:

Erewash Sound, The Media Centre, Vernon Street, Ilkeston DE7 8PD
Monday 4th March 2024 for five weeks (5 sessions – one per week)
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Cost: £99 per student
(Ask about our payment plan option to spread the cost)

Course sponsor:

Castle Environmental

“It gives you so much confidence, you just enjoy yourself.
It’s a way to express yourself”

Developed as an induction programme for new presenters at Erewash Sound, our presenter training course does not assume prior radio knowledge and can provide a valuable launchpad for a career in the media. 

It is an engaging mix of group and individual activities with classroom learning delivered from our facilities at the Media Centre in Cotmanhay and is perfect for confidence building, increasing your technical know-how and gives you inside knowledge on how the industry works.



BRANDING and its importance both on-air and off-air

JINGLES and their complimentary tools

CREATING CONTENT for radio and how it differs from content for other media

MUSIC genres and the music mix

COMPETITIONS from generating interest in your prize to delivering a draw

PROMOS and trailers

INTERVIEWS and preparing your questions

SOCIAL MEDIA as a complimentary medium to your broadcasts

LISTENER INTERACTION and how to make the listener feel a part of the show

BROADCAST RADIO STUDIO with technical and broadcast mixing desk training

LEGAL – become aware of what you should never say or do


£99 per person. (Ask about our payment plan option to spread the cost)
Take your training further through radio station membership!

Find out more about Presenter Training from the Erewash Sound Academy…

“I’d definitely recommend it and you’ll have
so much fun while you’re here”