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18th Nov 2019

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The UK's most popular TV Presenting Course


Pinewood Studios | 5 Day course | 10am - 5pm

Our five-day TV Presenting Mastery programme gives you the complete guidance and direction needed to start as a TV presenter. You’ll see your on-screen confidence and personality leap to a whole new level. During the course you’ll also gain a concrete understanding of the technical side of TV presenting so that when you audition you’re in an entirely different league to the competition. You'll also get full step by step career strategy on how to get work as a TV Presenter. 

Is it for me?

Are you starting out as a new presenter or wanting to take your existing skills to the next level?  If you've made a decision to make TV Presenting a career or you want to improve your current presenting skills, this course will suit you regardless of your experience as you'll be given individual attention, guidance and direction tailored to your current level. Or, if you have ever left an audition, screen test or Job and felt that you could have done so much better had it not been for the performance anxiety or nerves then this development programme is a must for you.

What will you get?

The guidance and direction to increase self-confidence and technical ability to present in an effective, engaging and natural way as well as a working knowledge of the tools and equipment used in a TV Studio. Delegates will also leave with a clear understand of how to brand themselves and what steps/actions are needed to obtain presenting work and start a TV Presenting career.


Our exclusive celebrity Interview, where you get to interview a well known personality on your own show. This is the best screen-test and audition preparation available in the UK and is exclusive to The TV Training Academy.



Included in this course

We've been running training courses for over 20 years and realised many years ago that interviewing exercises on workshop courses can only take you so far and never give you the real life experience and preparation you really need.....until now! 

The TV Training Academy is the only training company in the world to provide a genuine presenting experience, you'll host and present your own 10 minute, as live, show. Filmed and recorded on multi HD broadcast cameras you'll be on full talk back, working to time and conducting your own show with a celebrity guest, don't worry, you'll have the UK's top TV industry professionals behind you to help prepare, guide and direct (including BAFTA nominated BBC director, producers and presenters*).

New Presenters who have experienced this day have a clear advantage when it comes to screen tests and auditions.

Some of our previous celebrity guests are listed below:

*Please note that we have a variety of guest trainers and celebrities and do not guaranteed any particular name on any course.


Broadcasting legend, Mike Read has been a guest on our 5 day course several times. Mike has presented his own shows on BBC 1, Radio 1 and Capital Gold, his credits include: Top of the Pops, Saturday Superstore, I'm a celebrity get me out of here and Pop quiz. If that wasn't enough he is also a sucessful songwriter and author.


Course content


  • What makes a good presenter; 

  • Presenting techniques to make your presenting look natural and engaging; 

  • Common mistakes new presenters make and how to avoid them;

  • Ad-libbing and what do do when you run out of things to say; 

  • How to read Autocue/teleprompter without it looking like you're reading; 

  • Write your own scripts and links easily with basic Journalism and script writing skills;

Intros and admin then straight into the training. This is where we cover the basis for all your presenting going forward and it's one of the most important sessions that covers:



Includes HD Showreel, support materials,

studio facilities, transport to Pinewood Studios from Uxbridge or Slough stations (Mon to Fri only), full training and support.

For further details or if 

you're ready to book your course now

Instalment option available *fee applies with a £150.00 deposit call: 01753 651908 or

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Q: Do I need experience?

A: No, you need passion and drive.

Q: Can anyone be a TV Presenter?

A: If you can speak and be understood, remember what you're talking about or read a teleprompter script, then yes, bearing in mind that the journey to success may be a long one. 

Q: What are the average earnings for a new TV Presenter?

A: This is a difficult one because many presenting jobs are on a freelance basis and the fees vary enormously but for a new TV Presenter starting a full time position you might expect anything from £30,000 to £50,000 per year.



Participants are welcome to take notes during the course, however full course notes will be provided.

We recommend smart casual clothing during the course and for the showreel production days (day 4 & 5) three changes of cloths that are appropriate for the style of the items you're presenting.
You'll receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (including directions if joining us at Pinewood Studios) at the time of booking. Once your deposit has been paid your place will be reserved for you.
Catering is not included however you may like to take advantage of the studio facilities which include: Two coffee shops, self-service buffet canteen, studio restaurant or Pub. 

Please note that Pinewood Studios is a working Television and Film Studio and photography of any kind is strictly prohibited.


The TV Training Academy Ltd

TV Presenting Courses

Presenting for Business

Head office:

Pinewood Studios,

Pinewood Rd,

Iver Heath,

SL0 0NH, 

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