Radio Training Scholarships

Radio Training Scholarships

Are you hungry for a future filled with creativity? It is possible to serve and make a difference without becoming dull and ‘normal’.

Darwin’s 97seven has received funding to look for the next amazing content creators and presenters focused on youth, women’s and seniors and your whole training program can be achieved through a fully funded scholarship.

Beyond the Mic is the program you will go through and it is Australia’s number one training program for aspiring radioprenuers and media ministry leaders and there are three significant reasons why:


  1. In Real Life

You will learn not only the theory of the technical elements, but you will also be mentored through the practical implementation.  That is, actually doing it…In Real Life.

When you register as a part of this program you will be placed in internships and have opportunities to get actual experience, because it is through real successes and failures that we learn the most.


  1. You Will Make A Difference

Not only will you get experience Behind the mic but you will go Beyond. This means you will be given the opportunity to use your creative skills to not just entertain people but to make a real difference in their lives.



  1. Your Creativity is Encouraged and Nurtured

We live in a world where creatives are all-too-often tamed to normality. You won’t be taught to be normal with Beyond the Mic, you will be guided to learn how to be YOU.


When you get Beyond The Mic you will be kick the fun glands into overdrive and Unleash Your Potential by developing your God-given abilities for great impact. So it’s creatively satisfying, but responsible enough that your parents might still pay for it. (winky face)


  • 6 months Leadership Development (responsible)
  • Check Facebook (fun)
  • Mentoring and Personal Development (responsible)
  • Watch Youtube (fun)
  • 2 x week long boot camps (fun but looks responsible)
  • Interview Famous People (fun)
  • Host your own Podcast (fun and responsible)
  • Get free tickets to stuff (fun)
  • Cert III Screen and Media CUA31015 (a responsible outcome to having fun)
  • In Real Life Internships (fun and responsible)


This course provides introductory training for people interested in radio, media and broadcasting. The core units will develop and extend your critical thinking skills and prepare you to work effectively and safely within the creative arts industry. It provides a pathway to work in digital video and radio operation, online content creation or assisting in film and television production. The course is delivered through a combination of online and face to face learning and you will receive real, on the job experience throughout the course.

The course structure allows you to choose from a range of electives to further develop your skills in specific areas. Elective units provide opportunities to learn to follow a design process, present programs on air, prepare and organise content for broadcast, basic sound editing, make presentations and effectively use social media.

Course Length

  • 6 Months – On the Job


  • Online Learning
  • Face-to-Face
  • On the Job

Units & Accreditation

  • CUA31015 – Cert. III in Screen and Media
  • BSBCRT301 – Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
  • BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • CUAIND301 – Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • BSBDES201 – Follow a design process
  • CUAAIR201 – Develop techniques for presenting information on air
  • CUAAIR301 – Present programs on air
  • CUASOU202 – Perform basic sound editing
  • CUARES201 – Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • CUAWRT301 – Write content for a range of media
  • ICTWEB201 – Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • BSBCMM401 – Make a Presentation