Iaj Organisation Profile
- The IAJ provides training courses that are facilitated at your business premises for your staff under the pre-designed structure of the training course.
- The IAJ can tailor its courses to suit your unique requirements and deliver
itat your premises. An IAJ consultant and subject expert will come and conduct a needs analysis and then develop a training course for your organisation.
- You are welcome to sign yourself or your staff up to a course on the IAJ Calendar. These courses are delivered at the IAJ premises in Richmond, Johannes
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IAJ offers a full spectrum of innovative, hands-on, practical skills-development facilitator short courses of 1 to 5 day duration covering the following areas of competence across all media, including print, on-line, broadcast and social media platforms:
- Research and Data
- Writing: Content and Editing
- Technical Production
- Beats, Situations and Events
- Management and Strategy
- Regulatory and Legal
These courses cover over 80 media related subjects to support journalists and communicators in refining and developing their crafts. These short courses are offered at standard, advanced and executive coaching levels and are designed and facilitated by-award winning international and local media practitioners and subject matter experts using world-class training methodologies.
The IAJ has been accredited to provide skills programmes and has up to 208 unit standards (modules) which it can combine to deliver accredited credit-bearing skills programmes. This arrangement enables prospective clients to choose accredited programmes as is relevant to their immediate or select training needs.
As newsrooms shrink, media practitioners are placed under increasing pressure to multitask and to deliver more. As there are fewer specialists are to be found, journalism graduates often lack important skills to do the job, and advances in technology place greater pressure on working journalists who must engage on more platforms than ever before.
Multimedia skills are now required across the board and journalists today do things they would never have imagined ten years ago:
A significant number of the IAJ short courses are tailored for communications professionals as well, and our target market stretches beyond journalists to include government, corporate and civil society communicators.
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The IAJ host conferences, seminars,special lectures, social dialogues and workshops designed to promote media development and diversity ,pluralism and freedom of expression ,the exchange of views and experiences among social partners labour ,government ,business and community constituency . The IAJ would like to see media and ICT advanced through credible skills, debates, insights, perspectives and critical thinking that are appropriate to where RSA and the continent are part of the 4th industrial revolution
The IAJ also offers Higher Certificate (NQF Level 5) qualifications as a registered service provider of the MICT-SETA. These tend to be full year programmes offered as learnerships and internships to journalists in or out of employment.
- Radio Station Management (157 credits)
- Broadcast Engineering (120 credits)
- Radio Production (159 credits)
- Journalism (120 credits)
Trainees are required to build a portfolio of evidence when they do the above qualifications. These are assessed, moderated and certificated by MICT SETA approved service providers such as the IAJ prior to certification for the qualification is issued.