Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3 Certification

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Overview Are you interested in having a career in public relations? Regardless of the business or brand that you work …


Are you interested in having a career in public relations? Regardless of the business or brand that you work with or for, the Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3 is an introduction to contemporary PR, providing insight into the core concepts of public relations and communication. Public opinion is real, irrespective of the size or scope of the company you work for. Public opinion can be positive or negative. Public relations must handle both aspects. Brands are often tried in the public court, and if you don’t have the PR person to control the noise, the damage is done. Public relations and communication is an expansive field and qualifying in this course will give you plenty of opportunities to find employment that best suits you.

The course will teach you how to manage the public opinion, undertake enormous responsibilities and face challenges. Whether you have relevant experience or are new to this field, the Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3 is geared for all levels of users who will be educated on professional PR and the enviable positions you can take up at any level.

The course focuses on key topics such as how to tackle media, build positive brand exposure and effectively use PR and communication to guide your brand to success.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

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With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Acquire a clear understanding of your job role in the public relations and communication industry.
  • Learn to develop strong work ethics.
  • Learn how to communicate with stakeholders effectively.
  • Create strategic approach to aid in public relations.
  • Gain an understanding of the principles of relationship management to align with public relations.

You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • Public Relations Managers, Officers
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about public relations and qualify in it
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain an academic certification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04977

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully completed Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3, you will gain the knowledge that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this certification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Public Relations Manager - £32,810 per annum
  • Public Relations Officer - £24,221 per annum
  • Public Relations Assistant - £18,125 per annum

Typical Duties of the Job

  • Meeting with the media and journalists
  • Fielding media questions
  • Pitching stories to media
  • Organising media events and press conferences
  • Preparing media kits
  • Meeting specific deadlines

What other jobs can you get?

  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Media Coordinator
  • Junior PR Manager
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

01. What is Public Relations
What is Public Relations?
02. Understanding Earned Media
Understanding Earned Media
03. Building Partnerships
Building Partnerships
04. Linking with Journalists
Linking with Journalists
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma in Public Relations and Communication at QLS Level 3
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(A) Assignment Submission I – Public Relations and Communication Level 3

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