BFBS Academy has an outstanding track record in training individuals and teams across the Ministry of Defence, UK charities and defence companies in digital communications, media production and media skills.

Courses

Accountable Social Media and Storytelling

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Ideal for anyone working in communications or new to social media management, you will learn how to plan, implement and review a social media campaign. This includes how to create engaging content and reach your target audience.

Advanced Editing in Premiere Pro

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Ideal for people who edit videos regularly and want to enhance their skills. You will learn the enhanced features of Adobe Premier Pro, and the course can be tailored to your individual needs.

Digital Video Content Creator

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Discover how to plan, shoot and edit videos for social media, using your smartphone and Adobe Premiere Pro. You will also learn how to plan a communications strategy and use social media, which will boost the effectiveness of your videos.

Graphics

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Beginner

The essential introduction to creating graphics, images and templates for social media. This course involves learning the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects. This is ideal for anyone involved with content production or social media.

Advanced

This course is for people who would like to enhance their graphics and images skills for social media. You will learn about design concepts, as well as the advanced features of Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects.

Media Handling

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Media Handling 1 – Press Officer

This practical course is essential for anyone responsible for media relations. You will learn to initiate, prepare and implement media engagements with a trained spokesperson. The course also covers crisis communications and planning, press conferences and writing press releases.

Media Handling 2 – Spokesperson

This hands-on course is essential for managers who speak to the media on behalf of their organisations. You will learn about crisis communications and working with press officers, as well as how to handle press conferences and hostile interviews.

Media Handling 3 – Crisis Communications

Essential for press officers and spokespeople alike, this course will teach you how to plan and implement crisis communications, and includes messaging, hostile interviews, negative media and working as a team.

Podcasts and Great Audio

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This is an essential introduction to starting a podcast or creating audio content. You will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to make professional-quality podcasts that engage your audience.

Social Media for News – Press Officer

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Understand how news outlets use social media and learn to use this to benefit your own organisation. This course is ideal for press officers and media professionals. You will learn how to write effective social media posts, shoot livestream video and amplify your stories to journalists.

Smartphone Filming and Editing

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Smartphone Filming and App Editing

Discover how to create high-quality engaging video content for social media using only your smartphone. You will also learn how to plan a communications strategy, which will increase the effectiveness of your videos.

Smartphone Filming and Premiere Pro Editing

Discover how to shoot high-quality videos on your smartphone and then edit them on Adobe Premiere Pro. You will also learn how to plan a communications strategy, which will increase the effectiveness of your videos.

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