Certificate in Professional Media Courses

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1- DJ & Music Production 
Summary

Begin your creative journey today! Earn a certificate between 8 – 10 weeks. The DJ and Music Production course is a comprehensive course that teaches you the fundamental techniques in DJ’ing such as cueing, mixing, fading, looping, recording, scratching etc. You’ll advance to learn how to becomea recording producer and use Digital Audio Station (DAW) to make Beats, Edit, and Mix from Scratch. Whether you want to become a professional Radio DJ, Club DJ, Scratch DJ, Music Producer, Sound Engineer or simply want to learn for fun, this course will get you there!

 

Goals & Objective

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Perform and mix on a professional DJ controller, and scratch using turntable.
• Produce and host any radio show, interview guest, and speak confidently on the radio and in public.

 

Career Prospects
  • Radio DJ / TV / Video DJ
  • Club / Mobile DJ / Turntablist
  • Music Producer
  • Audio and Sound Engineer

 

2- Emceeing 
Summary

Answer your creative calling. This training program is designed to equip participants with relevant skills needed to conduct and lead events of all categories which require the services of MASTER OF CEREMONIES (MC). Students will be supported to gain insights into the character and format of various events and how each of these should be conducted. You’ll master how to introduce yourself as the event emcee in a sensational style and capture everyone’s attention. This course will also teach you how to market and maintain your personal brand, the keys to a long Event Host MC career.

 

Goals & Objective

At the end of each session, students will be equipped with an understanding of the critical role of a MASTER OF CEREMONIES (MC) and why there is the urgent need to prepare adequately for each EVENT by considering it as a different platform with due consideration of the speakers, audience, specific goals and overall impact.

 

Career Prospects
  • Corporate or Private Events Host
  • Company or Brand Representative
  • Wedding Emcee or Host
  • Talk Show Host / TV Presenter

 

3- Photography
Summary

This photography course is designed to teach you ins and outs of photography, to help create profitable images, to help you stand out from the crowd and sell yourself. This is a comprehensive course that starts from beginner to advanced and teaches you to master photograph techniques to create extraordinary images. You’ll learn about your camera settings, including how to shoot in manual mode. You will use stabilization tools such as monopod or tripod and master how to properly compose and light a scene. You’ll learn how to edit your photos professionally and brand yourself.

 

Goals & Objective

Upon completion of this course, your confidence as a photographer will soar.
You will be able to:

  • Master shooting in manual mode and understand how DSLR camera works.
  • Develop marketing and photography
  • Skills and start your own business and
  • Earn income from your new skills.

 

Career Prospects
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Commercial / Industrial Photographer
  • Studio / Portrait Photographer
  • Photojournalist / News Photographer
  • Fine Art Photography

 

4- Videography
Summary

This course will provide learners with all the necessary information about the basis, nature and evaluation of cinematography. Participants will be introduced to general cinematography as a build up to the advance level. It also explores into basic visual storytelling and image sizes, lenses in cinematography, parts and function of a camera, camera movement, lens movement, exposure, framing and composition and practical works in class and outside class. After you finish this course, you will learn a lot for shooting and editing wedding, music videos, ads, and short films.

 

Goals & Objective

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn key settings on your DSLR camera to capture professional shots.
  • You will learn how to edit wedding videos effectively.
  • You will learn how to shoot a professional music video, weddings and corporate advertisements.

 

Career Prospects
  •  Film Producer or Director
  • YouTuber or Content Creator
  • Camera Operator
  • Visual Effects

 

5- Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
Summary

This course is designed to equip students with the tools to engage in effective public speaking or communication. This would enable students to gain confidence to speak in public and capture the attention of their audience. The course will focus on models of effective communication, communication process, audience analysis, speech organization, listening, effective communication skills, and the communication model; You will learn about the importance of appearance and what to wear. And at the end of each presentation, we will make sure that your speech goals are met.

 

Goals & Objective

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of public speaking and presentation in ensuring effective communication.
  • Outline the tools to deploy in order to ensure a successful public speaking and presentation.
  • Analyse audience for effective communication.

 

Career Prospects
  •  Training and Development Specialist
  • Announcers at Events or on Radio
  • Health Educators
  • Motivational Speakers

 

Eligibility

Target Groups

  • Students
  • Professionals
  • Corporate Bodies
  • Government workers / Civil Servants

 

Course Fees

The course fees for each of the programme is 2,000ghs

 

General Benefits
High-Tech Equipment

WIUC’s facilities maintain a high-tech, creative environment including Apple computer labs, fully equipped multipurpose room, a professional graphic design, music and video production studio, and a radio and television station.

 

PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

Our courses allow you to explore other areas in multimeda and technology while focusing on a specific area including Photography, Videography, Audio/Video Specialist, Professional DJ, Sound Engeering and ICT. You will gain practical experience in live streaming video, and production, If you want to work in Mass Communications, WIUC has the options for your career.