Education & Training

Ordinary Level (OLevel)
6 Months


More Details
Apprentices should have access to training more comprehensive than just their job role. For example:
A 'Journalist' would acquire the knowledge of handling TV and Radio Productions, while 'Producers' will study the basics of Journalism, ethics, and equipment handling.
Apprentices would acquire the following skills by attending face-to-face class sessions and by working along with staff members: Basic Journalistic Knowledge News writing and compiling own news packages
• Writing for TV and Writing for Radio
• Camera operation and Editing
• Audio Recording and console operation
• Broadcast Ethics
• Formulating TV/Radio Programming concepts
• Handling live and recorded programmes
• Presenting and show hosting

The World Bank COVID-19 Income Support Project was initiated to assist individuals whose employment was impacted by the pandemic. 

As per the project requirements, individuals without a job or working less than 20 hours per week (at the time of application) are eligible for this assistance (please refer to the Apprenticeship Program Usoolu for more information).

100% Government Funded


A stipend of MVR 5,000 will be paid monthly for the entire duration of the apprenticeship program.

Course Fee
Course Location
Public Service Media
Radio Building, Ameenee Magu, Male'


Student Requirements
  • Require at least 2 Passes in O' Level, including a Pass in Dhivehi, or other equal qualification.
  • Show interest in Media, Journalism, Video Production & Television, Radio Production & Presenting.
  • Be willing to carry on with the studies while acquiring practical experience in the field.
  • Be ready to take shift duties.

Course Structure

  • 1. Introduction to Journalism
  • 2. Camera Operation and Editing
  • 3. News Presenting
  • 4. News Writing and Language Skill
  • 5. Getting Ready to Work in Journalism

Other Information

Mode of Study
  • Full-Time