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PRCA Foundation Certificate (FCert PRCA)

This entry level qualification is for 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 which provide 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.


Courses are spread across a range of compulsory modules, designed to cover essential PR skills.

Length of Study: 

You have up to 1 year to complete your training.


There is no assessment as part of this qualification.

On Completion: 

On completion you will receive a signed certificate from the PRCA Qualifications Board. You will also be entitled to use designatory letters FCert PRCA in recognition of your achievement. 

Member Cost: 
Non-Member Cost: 

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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

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Course Title Course Type Level Points Awarded Course dates
Writing skills for PR professionals Online Introductory 10
Writing effective press releases Classroom based Introductory 40
Supercharge PR Campaigns for LinkedIn Online Intermediate 10
Presentation skills Classroom based Personal Skills 40
Planning a strategic PR campaign Classroom based Intermediate 40
Introduction to PR Classroom based Introductory 40
How to manage your time and workload more effectively Online Personal Skills 10
Harnessing the Power of Twitter for PR Online Introductory 10
Getting to grips with grammar Online Introductory 10
Ethics in PR Online Intermediate 10
Digital landscape for PR Online Introductory 10
Crisis PR in a Digital World Online Intermediate 10
Climbing the PR career ladder Online Personal Skills 10
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