Training Courses

Podcasting : Introduction

  81 reviews

One Day Course


Podcasts provide a simple and effective method of communicating to thousands of people who are either visiting your website or are visiting dedicated podcasting sites.

This is a practical course that will teach you to create, edit and deliver podcasts. The course also provides useful hints and tips from industry experts on producing professional and effective results.

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

Public Course Dates & Pricing

  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • What is a podcast?
    • What can you do with podcasts?
    • Example podcasts

    • Recording software options
    • Audience need
    • Writing scripts

    Recording a podcast
    • Vocal delivery
    • Recording your material
    • Which microphone to use?
    • Microphone best practice
    • Including sound effects
    • Using audio software

    Post production
    • Editing software
    • Basic editing techniques
    • Editing tips and tricks
    • Production values
    • Adding music
    • Different file formats
    • Compression techniques
  • Outputting a Podcast
    • Saving to different media
    • Uploading to a website
    • Understanding data rates
    • Security issues
    • Subscriptions
    • RSS feeds
    • Using an RSS template file
    • Ready-made Podcast solutions

    Promoting your Podcast
    • Using PR
    • Using iTunes to publicise your podcast
    • Podcast sites

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel more than 7 days before your course and there's no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

Comfort + Location
Reputation + Feedback

Our Clients

We've worked very hard over the last 20 years to grow our business through personal recommendations.

When you attend a course we ask you to tell us how it went. We use your feedback to help us improve our courses.

We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 20141 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20141
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback

"Super patient tutor, and a fun environment"

"Really informative, definitely inspired to go and learn Audience!"

"Good. Very smooth all round from check in, through lunch. Nice relaxed environment"

"Fun and informative"

"Easy delivery and engaging format."

"Overall good"

"Good location. Very friendly. Felt at ease. Will be returning for another course."

"He was very enthusiastic and friendly "

"Great food, laid-back environment, nice teacher."

"Great environment to be in"

"Excellent introduction to podcasting, Richard was a great instructor. Covered key areas and considered all different types of budget levels. Left feeling confident to try it out myself!"

"Rich was great, thank you! I feel confident enough to practice creating my own podcast now"

"The trainer and the environment."

"The presenter was really friendly and super approachable, and answered questions well. The number of breaks worked well and the environment in the centre was really positive. "

"Practical learning, excellent facilities"

"Explaining the environment of podcasting and the key things to think about when starting one. "

"Approachable, accessible."

"Very good at making us feel relaxed Interactive Simplified relevant jargon"

"very helpful"

"Rich has a lovely relaxed manner which makes you not realise you are covering huge amounts of info. It's all very manageable. also love how we actually make a podcast by the end of the day. Lovely mix of the tips on what makes a good podcast and the practical stuff to help you literally make it."

"Great course!"

"Small classroom size. Encouraged to share examples with each other. Very approachable, relaxed trainer."

"holistic overview delivered within just a few hours which actually did feel quite detailed! the instructor was - overall - very good!"

"The trainer was great - very personable and accessible when we had questions. "

"all good thanks, really enjoyed it"

"Hosting, friendliness, aptness"

"Creating a fun and knowledgable course! Great atmosphere, food and staff were so friendly! Would definitely recommend"

"Easily the best training course I've attended - not just theory but lots of practical work, and feel very well equipped and confident to get started!"

"Great instructor and very knowledgable, good group size"

"Covering all the aspects of podcasts, the detail of the editing and the options out there. Jason was very knowledgable on podcasts."

"Great small class sizes. Very practical course. Technical information broken down really well. Lots of opportunties to try out "

"Moving through material fast - making it all look simple "

"Overall great experience! "

"The trainer was really approachable and knowledgable "

"Really happy with it!"