PRCA launches January sale on training

London, 3 January 2013 - The PRCA today announces that it is launching a January sale on training, as it sets out its commitment to professional development in 2013.

There is up to 50% discounted from training courses. Offers include 20% off bespoke sessions, alongside three-for-two offers on face-to-face training, and four-for-two offers on online webinars.

The sale ends on 31 January 2013, and includes sessions held in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast.

PRCA Director General Francis Ingham said: “This sale sets out our commitment to continuous improvement of industry standards in 2013. Professional development is absolutely central to the future of PR, and so we believe that communications training should be accessible to everyone in the industry.”

The sale comes after the PRCA announced its three point quality promise on training. In this, the PRCA promised that it would publicly display the average feedback scores given by delegates for its training courses, within 24 hours of completion. If a PRCA trainer’s scores fall below eight out of ten, the trainer’s PRCA approved status will be reviewed. In addition, any training attendee who is not satisfied by their learning outcomes will receive a free webinar course.

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For more information please contact PRCA Training Manager Alice Chadwick-Jones at alice.chadwick-jones@prca.org.uk.

About the PRCA
Who we are: Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the professional body that represents UK PR consultancies, in-house communications teams, PR freelancers and individuals. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and internal communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations.

What we do: The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice and creating networking opportunities.

How we do it and make a difference: All PRCA members are bound by a professional charter and codes of conduct, and benefit from exceptional training. The Association also works for the greater benefit of the industry, sharing best practice and lobbying on the industry's behalf e.g. fighting the NLA's digital licence.

Who we represent: The PRCA represents many of the major consultancies in the UK, and currently has more than 300 agency members from around the world, including the majority of the top 100 UK consultancies. We also represent over 100 in-house communications teams from multinationals, UK charities and leading UK public sector organisations.

 

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