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Podcasting Course: create, launch & run your own professional podcast

Podcast Services Australia

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 6:00 pm - Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at 8:00 pm (AEST)

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2d 10h 23m $1,990.00 $0.00
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03/06/2019 $2,490.00 $0.00
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This unique course takes place on Wednesdays from 6.00 - 8.00pm over 4 weeks. 

Dates of the course:

  • Session 1: Wednesday 5 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

  • Session 2: Wednesday 12 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

  • Session 3: Wednesday 19 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

  • Session 4: Wednesday 26 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Want to create your own unique podcast but don’t know where to start? Want to improve the quality and reach of your existing podcast?

Podcasting is the world's fastest growing medium. So how do you start? In this highly engaging and informative course, we will show you how to create a high-quality show that is engaging AND sustainable.

Led by industry experts, this course teaches you how to develop, launch and run your own successful podcast from scratch -- step by step.

All classes are limited to 10 participants and feature two trainers to ensure each participant receives one-to-one attention and the results they expect.

All necessary recording equipment is provided along with our recommendations for how you can move forward. Recording equipment will be available for rent for the duration of the course. 

No experience with podcasting is required, however it is recommended participants come to the class with a rough idea for a podcast series. Participants should have a basic level of computer literacy. 

Light refreshments will be provided. 


What we will cover:

  • What makes a podcast succeed or fail

  • How to make your podcast stand out

  • Microphone technique, recording equipment and software tutorials

  • Structuring your podcast and creating great content

  • How to prepare for and conduct engaging interviews

  • Audio production -- how to improve your audio quality with editing tools

  • Best practices for branding your podcast

  • Podcast hosting options

  • Create and submit your RSS feed to iTunes and other directories

  • Tips and tricks for successfully launching your podcast

  • Magnifying your brand - how to market and repurpose your podcast for maximum visibility

Level of experience:

This course is suitable for all levels from beginners to experts. No experience in podcasting or audio recording is necessary, but participants should have a basic level of computer literacy.

What you will need:

  • A laptop computer with charger

  • You will need to download and install free editing software Audacity before week 3

  • Pair of headphones (over-the-ear recommended)

  • Notepad and pen

  • An idea for a podcast series

What we provide:

  • Recording equipment - microphones and digital recorders

  • Equipment will be available to loan for the duration of the course

  • Worksheets and handouts

  • Additional resources

  • Refreshments & snacks

  • A friendly and welcoming environment!


What past participants are saying:

"Christina used her deep experience and knowledge to help our participants rapidly get confident with both the [podcasting] technology and good interviewing techniques. I would highly recommend Christina and Podcast Services Australia to anyone wanting their staff to learn about or get more confident with podcasting skills."

- Vision Australia


"[I loved] that we covered both technical and marketing/content sides of podcasting. I feel like I've stepped away with a lot of knowledge to holistically understand podcasting. Everything was useful, in particular microphone and set up work."

- University of Melbourne


"Thank you so much for the Podcasting workshop! The pace and information provided perfectly suited to my needs and I know the other participants felt the same. We all walked away inspired and motivated to give podcasting a go! You both have a very approachable vibe and are responsive to people's needs and questions making the learning process a stress-free and enjoyable experience. I would happily recommend your services to anyone looking to learn more about podcasting from the humble beginner to someone wanting to deepen their knowledge and practice."



"When I heard Christina and Aaron (from Podcast Services Australia) planned to hold a podcast course, I jumped on board immediately. Christina has run a weekly podcast for years now, so she really knows her stuff, and I wanted to learn from an expert I could trust. The course was fantastic. Heaps of valuable information, and insider tips to make podcasting fast and easy. The session on editing was super valuable because the free software isn't intuitive; you need instructions. Christina and Aaron provided great support materials, and a warm, friendly, professional environment to learn. Can't wait to launch my podcast. It is called Kath in the City." 

- Kath Walters,


"The workshop was really great. Enjoyed it. Good sized class and the tuition was informed and open. It was a practical workshop, and I was impressed by the knowledge and experience of the speakers."

- Jenny, class participant


"The course really motivated me! I bought a microphone afterwards! There was lots of practical information about how to make it happen; made it feel accessible. The presenters were excellent. Thank you for a great course!"

- Sam, class participant


I’m happy to recommend this course to anyone who is interested in starting  a podcast or creating great audio content. The learning is comprehensive and well paced - even the intricacies of sound editing are made to seem easy. Christina and Aaron are a great team, mixing insight, expertise and a sense of fun that comes from a love of the medium. 
- James, course participant



Who is this masterclass for?

Business owners, authors, speakers and thought leaders who want to use podcasting to strengthen their personal brand and increase their audience reach. This course will also be beneficial for educators and communications professionals who are looking to use podcasting as an engagement tool for their company or organisation. 

How many participants will be in the class?

There will be a maximum of 10 class participants. We intentionally keep our classes small to provide as much personalised help as possible. 

What equipment will we be learning with?

You will learn how to use the Zoom H5 digital recorder with high quality podcasting microphones. We will also show you how to podcast using a USB microphone and your laptop. If you already own a microphone and/or digital recorder, you are welcome to bring it along. The equipment will be availble to rent throughout the duration of the course if you wish to record at home. 

I don't have any over-the-ear headphones!

That is ok, we have some spares available :)

I have another question about the masterclass!

Please email Aaron Heath: with any questions; we'll be happy to help.

Have questions about Podcasting Course: create, launch & run your own professional podcast? Contact Podcast Services Australia

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When & Where

8/350 Queen St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 6:00 pm - Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at 8:00 pm (AEST)

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Podcast Services Australia

Lead trainer Christina Canters is the CEO of Podcast Services Australia (, a company that helps individuals and organisations maximise their impact through podcasting. Podcast Services Australia has assisted in the successful development of dozens of podcasts across a variety of industries, and runs podcast training courses at The University of Melbourne, Howard Florey Institute and RMIT, as well as for businesses. 

Christina has been podcasting since 2013, and currently runs the top rated business communication podcast ‘Stand Out Get Noticed’, which has received over 1 million downloads ( With her extensive experience in communication skills training and coaching, she is in a unique position to provide guidance on how to create a successful podcast that is engaging and authentic.

She is actively involved in the global podcast community, being a regular speaker at the annual Podcast Movement Conference (USA).

Aaron Heath, our COO and account manager, has been in technology development for over 5 years, and has been involved in high level Government projects redeveloping content, video and websites. He also brings 10 years of experience in brand advertising to the table.

We see Aaron as our ‘road map guy’, who will guide you through the nuts and bolts of the podcast setup process. Using his extensive experience in content redevelopment and project management, Aaron will also ensure your existing content finds new life in the podcast medium.

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