Certificate in Public Relations (PR)

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Public Relations Short Course Online

Fast-track your journey toward executive status in the high-flying world of professional PR, with this exclusive public relations short course onlineOxford Home Study Centre is proud to present this all-new free PR training programme, open to candidates worldwide with no prior knowledge or experience necessary. This endorsed public relations short course for online study takes place over a series of six self-paced modules.  Topics and knowledge areas covered include crisis management, media relations, publication of PR materials, how to work with the tools of PR and more.  All course materials and study aids are included in the initial fee - not a penny to pay and no hidden costs.  Whether considering a career change or looking to take your existing PR skills a step further, this Level 3 PR Certificate comes highly recommended.  Sign up with Oxford Home Study Centre and start today, or call our admissions team for more information.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define the term 'Public Relation'
  • Discuss the nature and scope of Public Relations
  • Explain the difference between Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity
  • Explore the objectives of Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity.
  • Explore various types of publicity media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explore various forms of communication media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explain is what media relation is and its purpose
  • Explore the structure of a typical media organization
  • Explore various aspects of crisis management
  • Discuss basic principles of crisis management 

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Certificate in Public Relations course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Public Relations

Unit 2 - Concepts of Public Relations

Unit 3 - Public Relations Tools & Methods

Unit 4 - Production of Public Relations Material

Unit 5 - Media Relations

Unit 6 - Crisis Management and Public Relations



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Course Level Certificate
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 200 hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing