PR - Level 1 Award
Course Level Level 1 Award
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 60 Hours Approx
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 35.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 85
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Pay in Instalments
£ 20 Deposit & 10 payments of £ 10 / Month
Total Fee: £ 120
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Public Relations Short Course 

A career in public relations could take you places you never dreamed possible. It’s simply a case of taking that first decisive step - precisely where this Level 1 Public Relations Short Course could help!  Broaden and enhance your career prospects like never before, with the committed support of Oxford Home Study Centre!  Learn how effective PR management contributes to the success of every major business worldwide!  Study the art of strategic communication, how to work effectively with essential PR tools and the importance of tackling negative PR issues head-on.  Become a professional resource of incredible value and enjoy renewed career prospects for life!  If a career in the high-flying world of professional PR appeals to you, our exclusive Public Relations Short Courses have you and your future covered!

Why Study Public Relations?

The field of public relations is all about reputation management and storytelling.  At its core, PR management exists to paint a positive and engaging picture of any given organization.  As competition accelerate across every industry and sector, it’s the way a brand presents itself to its target audience that will ultimately determine its position, performance and prosperity.  All of which means telling the right story to the right people - the responsibility of the PR professional. PR managers create and implement powerful and influential strategies, designed to enhance the image and appeal of the brand they represent. They also take responsibility for addressing negative press and the kinds of PR crises that can shake even the biggest business to its very core. A challenging position of significant responsibility, PR management can also be a highly-lucrative field!

our exclusive Level 1 PR Short Courses are ideal for newcomers, with no prior knowledge or experience required.  Get to know the mechanics and applications of effective PR management from an organisational perspective over the following two units:

Unit 1. Overview to Public Relations

The course begins by providing candidates with a detailed definition of public relations, along with the roles and responsibilities of PR managers in the workplace. The applications and benefits of the effective PR strategy are discussed, along with the potential consequences of negative PR and the role communication plays at the heart of every successful PR strategy.

Unit 2. PR Tools and Techniques

Concluding the course, unit 2 takes a detailed look at a series of key PR tools and their respective applications.  Candidates learn how to implement various effective PR techniques in accordance with requirements, while studying the concept of publicity media and additional PR management subtopics.

Explore various free courses on our website. You can even take a start with one of our Free PR courses today.

Paying in Instalments: £120 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £20

No of Instalments: 10

Each Instalment: £10

Pay in Full: (£35 Discount) £85

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 Award against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK. 

This introductory Level 1 Public Relations Award could pave the way for a number of rewarding careers in the field.  Upon completion, successful candidates will have the opportunity to continue studying at a more advanced level, or pursue an entry-level position in the field.  Existing members of the workforce could also find an endorsed Level 1 Public Relations Award useful in the pursuit of promotion prospects.  Along with formal positions with established organisations, PR careers extend to a wide variety of self-employment and freelance career opportunities.  Salaries typically starting from around the £20,000 mark.

Who Should Take This Course?

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds worldwide, with no entry-requirements to fulfil and no deadlines imposed on any of our courses. This introductory Level 1 Public Relations Award was designed with the following candidates in mind:

  • Newcomers with no prior PR knowledge or experience
  • Existing members of the workforce pursuing promotion
  • Business owners and anyone considering entrepreneurship
  • Candidates interested in freelance job opportunities
  • Jobseekers looking to enhance their employment prospects
  • Anyone looking to build a successful career in PR management

It takes just a few clicks to get started, after which we’ll provide all the materials and resources you need to complete your Level 1 Public Relations Award!  Enrol online today, or contact a member of our student support team for more information!

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