Department of Voice and Speech Communication

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

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ORAL FLUENCY:

 

This Programme aims to familiarize you with the principles of proper articulation. If you are having challenges with presenting and speaking well, especially to an audience, then this programme will ensure that you are aware of your errors in speech, pronouncing and articulation.

 

At the end of this programme you will be able to achieve clarity and pronunciation and fully ready to move on to Voice and Speech 1.

Prerequisite: Attend an audition: September 12, 2016 at 5:30pm.

Duration: 12 Weeks, Tuesdays: 5:30pm- 8:30pm

Next Scheduled Class: June 06, 2017 and October 03, 2017 , Registration is on-going

Programme Cost: JMD $40,000.00

VOICE & SPEECH (FOR RADIO, TELEVISION AND PLATFORM) 1: 

 

You have that presentation at work and you are a bit shy and you are not comfortable with your speech, or you are going to MC that wedding or staff function?  Perhaps you want to get prepared to work in radio or television? This programme will assist you in learning the correct and proper use of the organs of speech in making of vowels and consonants, and in posture and deportment.  It embraces relaxation exercises, phonetics, sight reading and presentation of specific selections from memory.

 

At the end of this programme you will be able to achieve clarity, expressiveness, pleasantness of utterance and native flow and get you fully prepared for Voice and Speech 2.

Prerequisite: Successfully completed Oral Fluency or attend an audition- September 12, 2016 at 5:30pm.

Duration: 10 Weeks, Mondays: 5:30pm- 8:30pm

Next Scheduled Date: June 05, 2017 and October 02, 2017, Registration is on-going

Programme Cost: JMD $38,000.00

RADIO ANNOUNCING:

 

This Programme will expose you to the various standards and requirements of being a broadcaster and offer training and development aimed at producing the best radio-ready presenters. The programme  is opened to those interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting and radio presenting and also offers enhancement and development for those already employed in radio.

Prerequisite: Voice and Speech 1.

Duration: 10 Weeks, Wednesdays: 5:30pm- 8:30pm

Next Scheduled Class: October 04, 2017, Registration is on-going

Programme Cost: JMD $38,000.00

 

 

 Please note: Under-Subscribed Programmes

The delivery of any Professional Certificate Programme is dependent on a specific number of students duly registered at the commencement of the scheduled date. The Institute reserves the right to decide which Programmes are offered.  For those that have to be re-scheduled the tuition fees will be refunded in full.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Applicants must submit the following to be considered for admission:

 

  • Application for Admission – Applicants must submit the completed application and fulfill all the requirements therein.
  • $1000 application fee – The application fee must be submitted with the application. The application and application fee may be submitted prior to submission of the following supporting documents.
  • 1. A minimum of 3 CXC/GCE subjects at Grades 1, 2 or 3 (since 1998) or equivalent, including English Language and Mathematics or a numeric   subject.
  • 2. Two Passport size photographs, verified by a Justice of Peace or Superintendent of Police
  • 3. Good oral and written communication skills
  • 4. Two letters of recommendation (Last Institution/ Immediate Supervisor)
  • 5. TRN
  • 6. Birth Certificate
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