Broadcast Training Course

Connect4Life, an emerging registered charity that vows to make a difference by enhancing the potential of individuals with disabilities to become more independent, contributing members of our community has partnered with various organizations in the Mississauga and Brampton areas in order to offer this unique training program.


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An Accessible Voice in Broadcasting

This 24 week radio broadcast training program is unique in that it is the first in Canada designed for people with disabilities. It introduces students to basic radio production, the use of digital audio editing software and how to operate studio equipment, as well as the theory behind it. Students will also be introduced to on-air presentation, including news and sports writing, presentation, and accessible content.

The program runs Monday through Friday for 3 hours a day. Two classes are available: Morning session that runs 9am-12pm and an afternoon session that runs from 1pm-4pm.


Our instructors have 30 years of experience in the radio broadcast field, and along with our support staff, we offer a class ratio of 5 to 1 that creates an intimate classroom experience.

Our instructors have 30 years of experience in the radio broadcast field, and along with our support staff, we offer a class ratio of 5 to 1 that creates an intimate classroom experience.

Program Topics

  • The History of Radio and Media
  • Fundamentals of Radio Broadcasting
  • Knowing your Environment
  • Choosing the Right Words
  • Content and Story Development
  • Research
  • Hosting/Interviewing
  • Production/Editing
  • Using Music
  • Sports Writing
  • News Writing
  • Accessible Content

Putting it all together

  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Sales
  • Social Media
  • Voices 4 Ability
  • Disability Awareness
  • Development of Personal Portfolios
  • Jobs in the Radio Broadcasting field

Register for An Accessible Voice in Broadcasting today!

To request your information package or set up an enrollment interview please call Melanie Taddeo at 647-454-1252 or send an email to info@connect4life.ca

The Learning Place
7700 Hurontario Street, Suite 413 (2nd Floor)
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 4M3