ACDRD3

Level 3 Radio Academy Including Massey 106.8 FM School Radio Station. 1 hour a day.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Wills

This course will enhance student’s opportunity to gain NCEA Level 3. This qualification recognises a broad range of Media Studies skills and we will be covering a wide range of Media Industries. The course will encompass, journalism, radio broadcasting, radio presenting, film editing, analysis of film techniques and how society shape the media. It is a qualification suited for people seeking employment and/or further training and education through an accredited provider or through work-based training programs. 

Students will run the school based radio station Massey FM as a part of this course.

Students will have the opportunity to gain UE through this course. They also participate in a course at NZ Radio Training School in Papatoetoe on the Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Tāmaki Campus, an NZQA approved tertiary provider for one day per week for approximately 20 weeks. Here they refine their radio presenting and video skills in the radio studios of the Radio School. All the credits gained in the course contribute to the NCEA. 

AIMS:
•To provide students with the opportunity to gain a qualification that recognises a broad range of entry level Media Industry skills and knowledge required by the Media industries.
•Promote knowledge and understanding of a range of media industry skills
•Apply these knowledge and skills to practical situations.
•Develop these essential skills in a range of media contexts
•Gain the ability to analysis Media texts
•Gain written and verbal skills needed in the Media Industries

Some standards below are still to be added.

All students will need to complete an AWVA Academy application form. See Ms Douglas at the Academy Offices for a form or complete the online form here, save to your device and email to Ms Douglas, [email protected]

MHS AWVA Academy 2022 application form

If you have trouble opening the application form then please email [email protected] , and a form will be emailed to you. If emailing please state which academy you wish to apply for.

Recommended Prior Learning

Successful Completion of the Level 2 Radio Academy, though other students can be considered.

Pathway

This course is currently planned to be one hour a day at both levels.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 39 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 39 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3494 v6
NZQA Info
Write minutes for a formal meeting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10231 v5
NZQA Info
Sell radio advertising
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10235 v5
NZQA Info
Write a basic radio commercial
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10308 v5
NZQA Info
Record and edit for radio broadcast

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10320 v5
NZQA Info
Present a live-voice report on radio

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22751 v4
NZQA Info
Read and process information in English for academic purposes
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 39
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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