Live Streaming Expert

Live Streaming Expert

Start Date: 6 February 2023

R 9 200

Course Highlights

  • Fully Accredited skills programme 
  • 24 Hours To Become a Live Streaming Expert (4 Hours of Theory A Week Over 4 Weeks and a 2-Day Practical)
  • Online Live Interactive Sessions 
  • Courses delivered by professionals in the field
  • 2-Day Practical in a Working Studio 
  • Assignment is a portfolio of evidence

Course Overview

The FFDS Live Stream Expert course is an intensive 4-week course designed to equip you with all the theoretical and practical skills required to gain proficiency in live streaming and digital broadcasting.

During the course, you will learn from our highly experienced, expert panel of working industry professionals, gaining insights into the core pillars of live streaming that includes digital technology, equipment use, software and internet deep-dives, Live Streaming performance and presentation skills.

The course comprises 4 theory modules delivered through live online lectures as well as a practical session in-studio where you will be required to design and run your own Live Stream event.

Course Duration

The 4-week Live Streaming Expert Course is made up of 2 x 1-hour live interactive theory sessions each week as well as a 2-day live practical in-studio (8-hours each day).

The course provides a high level of theoretical and practical expertise in Live Streaming in a total of 24 hours

How You’ll Learn

The FFDS Live Streaming Expert course theory is delivered through weekly interactive online lectures and webinars. You will also be required to complete a live practical project over 2-days in-studio (either at our studio premises in Cape Town or Gauteng).

Over the course period, you would also be expected to conduct self-learning to supplement the course modules, based on content and references prescribed by your lecturers.


Upon completion of the FFDS Live Streaming Expert short course, you will be endorsed with a statement of result and receive a certificate of completion.


The Live Streaming Expert Short Course is a NQF Level 4 course and is aligned with the SAQA to unit standard: . The course counts for 9 credits.

Live Streaming Expert – Course Modules
The course comprises 4 theory modules and a practical assignment, detailed as follows:

Theory Modules

  • Basic Equipment
  • Advanced Equipment
  • Internet Speed
  • Requirements
  • Digital Video 101
  • Camera Equipment
  • Webcams
  • Audio Equipment
  • Lighting
  • Installing and
  • Configuring OBS
  • Scene Collections
  • Sources
  • Filters
  • Audio Mixer
  • Overlays
  • Audio Routing Software
  • Preparing for your first stream
  • Choosing a platform
  • Connecting OBS to your Platform
  • Going Live
  • Mobile Streaming Technology

A 2-day in-studio practical application (8 hours each day)
Day 1 – Design a Live Stream Event

  • You will need to set up and run a complete live stream from the studio, using professional camera, lighting and audio equipment.

    You will be able to choose any topic for your event, however, will be encouraged to select an area that aligns with your preferred area of factual film interest.

    This is your opportunity to apply the knowledge and insights you have learnt through the theory modules.

  • Day 2 – Feedback And Assessment
    The FFDS panel will analyse the feedback from the audience and you will gain structured lecturer feedback and input on your Live Stream event.

    You will also receive direction on how to improve the stream and will also receive a formal assessment of your event.

Next Steps and How to Start

Here’s what you need to do, to become an expert in Live Streaming skills, here

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Download and complete our FFDS Enrolment Form (on
2. Submit the completed enrolment form and all necessary documents to us (
3. We will contact you to finalise fee payment and confirm your course commencement date

Once everything has been confirmed, you start your learning journey to becoming an expert in 24 hours!

Course Details

Course: Live Streaming Expert

Duration: 4 Weeks

Credits: 9

Price: R 9 200

Payment Options

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