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PRCA Foundation Certificate (FCert PRCA)

Level: Foundation

This entry level qualification is for those at the start of their career in PR who are looking to fast track their development. You will be introduced to a wide range of established PR and communication methods and tactics for a junior PR role.

Learning Objectives:
Delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of PR in context, writing skills, and creative thinking. This will be presented in a portfolio of evidence.

Training:
Training will comprise of a set of core units and a set of optional units. Selected units must total 150 points, with full day classroom courses worth 40 points, and webinars worth 10 points.

Core units (110 Points):

  • Ethics in PR and Communications
  • Introduction to PR/Planning a Strategic PR Campaign
  • Building Effective Persuading and Influencing Skills
  • How to Manage Your Time and Workload More Effectively
  • Good Media Relations

Optional units – 40 points from a curated collection

Assessment: 

To complete the learning objectives, delegates will produce a portfolio of self-development throughout their formal training, culminating in a final written piece. The aim is to showcase development as an effective PR practitioner. This portfolio will contain:

  • Personal review
  • Training analysis
  • Final written piece (an article or blog)
On Completion: 

On completion you will receive a signed certificate and be entitled to use designatory letters FCert PRCA in recognition of your achievement.

Member Cost: 
£750
Non-Member Cost: 
£900

Associated courses

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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 us on 020 7233 6026 or email training@prca.org.uk.

Points Required: 
150

Selected points: 0

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