The Fast Forward Course
Currently in partnership with Leicester City Council
The Fast Forward course is a non acredited in house course run by Takeover Radio Children's Media Trust. Throughout the course you will learn what makes up a radio show, design your own show, then produce and record it.
Your show will be made up of whatever you want whether that's an R&B or Rock music show, a chat show or whatever you want your show to be.
If you are not up for talking out loud then you could be interested in the technical bits. Drive the show, do digital editing, learn the basics of the equipment its up to you.
You will begin with a tour of Takeover Radio you will see how Takeover Radio works and go into the studios and meet the presenters who are "on air" at the time.
Most of the course is based in the studios at Takeover Radio. The course will last over a 10 week period either during the day or in the early evening.
The course is open to groups of young people from organisations, you need to have between 8 and 10 young people and funding needs to be secued perior to the course starting. This can come from the organisation or a charitable funder.
In the past Takeover Radio has teamed up with the Leicester Children's Fund, NSPCC, LSC, The Local Network Fund and Awards For All to offer this course. We can work with your organistation to secure the funding. The cost is £3,500
To qualify you would need to meet the funders critiria