This entry level qualification is aimed at those at the
start of their career in PR who are looking to fast track
their development.

It offers a total of 9 courses, specially selected by the PRCA Qualifications Board to give delegates an overview of the main functions and skills of a junior PR role.

The courses are a mixture of full day face-to-face sessions and 90 minute online ‘webinars’ attended live with a trainer


Delegates have up to one year to complete the courses that comprise the qualification. Courses are spread across a range of compulsory modules, designed to cover essential PR skills:

  • A) PR in Context
  • B) Pitching and Presenting
  • C) Creating, Writing and Selling News
  • D) Digital
  • E) People Skills

On completion, delegates will receive

  • A framed certificate signed by the PRCA Qualifications Board
  • The Designatory Letters FCert PRCA

Member price: £600+vat
Non-Member price: £750+vat


To book
Select the dates you would like from the drop down lists. To view course descriptions click the hyperlinked course titles.

If you have any questions please contact Alice Chadwick-Jones on 020 7233 6026 or

* Required
Title Duration Points
  Full Day 40
  Online 10
  Full Day 40
  Online 10
*Please choose EITHER
Full Day 40
Online 10
  Online 10
  Online 10
  Online 10
  Online 10

Non-Member Price £750 + VAT
Member Price £600 + VAT
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