NZ Radio Training School



Course: New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)

Duration: One year full time (40 weeks)

Starts: February 2023

No. of students per intake: 15

Entry criteria: NCEA Level 2 or equivalent/work experience AND evidence of ability based on interview and voice test.
International: IELTS 6.00 (no band lower than 5.5), or equivalent.
This programme is suitable for school leavers aged 16 years.

Emphasis: The NZ Radio Training School (under Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi) is based in Manukau, Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland).

With industry professional tutors to teach and guide you every step of the way, we offer a NZ Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5), cover all aspects needed to launch your exciting career in radio.

During the 40 weeks (full-time) you’ll spend with us you will become proficient in the software required for radio production (NexGen and Zetta), skills for announcing on-air, audio and video editing, basic journalism skills, creative writing, sales, promos, and onscreen/presenting to camera.

“Rukuhia te mātauranga ki tōna hōhonutanga me tōna whānuitanga. Pursue knowledge to the greatest depths and its broadest horizons.”

Qualification gained: NZ Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)

Career prospects: Radio announcer, radio producer, podcaster, newsreader, promotions, sales/advertising in radio

Facilities: 4 radio studios on-site for training; 4 production studios; video/green screen facilities; on-air video studio.

Tutors: Kim Adamson and Catherine Sylvester (full time); Larry Summerville and Rā Winikerei (part time); multiple industry guest tutors.

Cost: $6,400

Applications close: End of February 2023

Contact: Kim Adamson

Address: 19 Lambie Drive, Manukau, Auckland
(Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi) 

Contact: Kim Adamson

Phone: 027 250 2369