Radio Academy


Helping you develop and/or progress your career in Radio


Start your Radio Career

Start your career in radio

The Learning Waves Radio Academy can provide you with the opportunity to kick start your career in radio.  The Academy offers a wide range of training programmes for those interested in starting a career in radio.  Our training programmes include our Music Presenter Bootcamp Course, News Essential Skills.   By engaging in our training programmes, not only will you get the skills you need to start your career in radio, you will also get the opportunity to network with industry experts.  For our full list of training programmes available to help you kick start your radio career click here.  If you are interested in taking part in our training programmes email

Applications are now open for our three week 360 Radio Bootcamp.  This course is open to recent graduates, those wishing to change career or those who are currently unemployed. The Bootcamp is fully funded by Learning Waves Skillnet through Skillnet Ireland and offers you a unique opportunity to learn all about radio and to get the opportunity to see how it all works.  The course will consist of 6 days in Windmill Lane in Dublin alongside 9 days placement in a radio station.  The course will culminate with a presentation by all participants of their work in the radio station.

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Progress your Radio Career

Progress your career in radioThe Learning Waves Radio Academy has set up a Continuous Professional Development(CPD) system aimed at allowing you to progress your career in radio.  The CPD system will allow you to gain industry recognition for your work and participation in training courses to date.  The system, once developed, will allow to you to qualify with a Certificate/Diploma in your area of expertise.  The system is currently under development and we hope to have full details of how you can gain CPD points available in April 2016.  


Training Calendar

Training CalendarLearning Waves Skillnet runs a wide variety of courses to cater for as many different radio station roles as possible. These courses are delivered by both industry and non-industry subject matter experts to ensure you get the most from your training. All of our courses may be booked online through our training calendar which is regularly updated and gives full details on course content, time, date and location. Click here to see what training programmes are currently being run by the Learning Waves Radio Academy


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Learning Waves Radio Academy has provided a wide range of materials that can help you further progress your career in radio.  Click on any of the icons below to access the content.  A tracking system is in place to allow us monitor user activity and this will further enhance your opportunity to start or progress your career in radio.  A selection of the materials will count towards CPD points.  

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