The Essentials of Podcasting: (DM04)


Duration: 1 Day 10.00am – 4.30pm
Award: Certificate
Location: London Bridge
Price: £420

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Duration: 1 Day 10.00am – 4.30pm
Award: Certificate
Location: Remote
Price: £420

The one day Comprehensive Introduction to Podcasting Certificated course, is highly practical and packed full of useful information to get you on the road to producing your own professional podcasts. 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, deliver and promote your podcasts. The course, also provides useful hints and tips from industry experts on producing professional and effective results. You do not need previous experience to attend this course.

On this course You will learn: 

  • Getting the right ideas and the right format for your podcast
  • The practicalities of what equipment you will need 
  • Understanding what software is needed
  • How to achieve a professional recording and sound quality 
  • Understanding your audience and their needs 
  • Professional delivery of your podcast 
  • Post production: editing, sound effects and compression 
  • Outputting your podcast: different media, web site, RSS feeds and security issues 
  • How to promote and market your podcast

Topics Covered

What is a Podcast and ideas for your podcast?

What can you do with podcasts?

Getting the right ideas for suitable podcasts 

Examples of effective podcasts


What equipment do I need?

What software is best for me? 


Recording software options

Audience needs

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


RSS feeds

Using an RSS template file

Ready-made Podcast solutions

Promoting Your Podcast

Using PR and marketing techniques to promote and create reach for your podcast 

Using iTunes to publicise your podcast

Podcast sites


Q & A - work with our expert to gain as much insight from them as possible 



The Certificate is approved and recognised by the: Continuing Professional Development (CPD):


CPD-Approved LSPR Professional Development Certificate: Podcasting. The Certificate is awarded with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. 


The final Certificate award will be based on the following:

Producing a short podcast during your training session. 

Bespoke Availability

To meet your team’s specific needs, this course is also offered as a bespoke exclusive programme. It is also offered on a one-to-one tailored basis. Delivery options are either in-house, or at the LSPR premises in Kensington. Please contact LSPR for a quote.

Need more information about this course?
Call us on 020 7221 3399 or Email Us.

*One-to-one and small groups training sessions: duration may be subject to minor time alterations


An excellent course on editing podcasts. I would highly reccommend it as an introduction to the art of podcast production. 

Mark Thorne | Editor | Spandidos Publications