Y Academy Skill Acquisition Programme for South Africans

2014 Y Academy Skills Programme for radio enthusiasts – South Africa.

Application Deadline:

YFM, in partnership with e.tv, Sabido eAcademy and the MICT SETA, is running an accredited Skills Programme for radio enthusiasts, the Y Academy. The Y Academy programme will be running for 6 months from 1 October 2014 until 31 March 2015, and will be based at the YFM office in Hyde Park, Gauteng.


  • Applicants that wish to apply must be unemployed South African citizens over the age of 18 years and must have a valid South African ID document.
  • As this is an equal opportunity initiative, people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates that wish to apply outside their respective residential regions must be willing and able to find their own accommodation in Gauteng for the 6 months.
  • A minimal stipend will be paid to cover local transport costs.

Many Y Academy graduates have gone on to have successful careers in radio and the media space, so apply now and be part of the pool of entertainment game-changers.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Y Academy Skills Programme


One response to “2014 Y Academy Skills Programme for radio enthusiasts – South Africa.”

  1. […] The Y Academy is the most ambitious training and development program ever put together by any media house, in South Africa or anywhere in the world. It’s an intensive six-month skills development program that is accredited by the MICT-SETA in partnership with ETV, eAcademy and Sabido. Candidates learn how to produce content, how to conduct interviews, how to write news bulletins, how to select and schedule music, how to produce promotional clips, how to market events and how to sell advertisements. […]

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