National N Diploma: Public Relations

Are you a connection cultivator with an adventurous attitude and persuasive edge? Can you communicate creatively and have a keen interest in public platforms? Then a career in public relations awaits you.

Public Relations involves the management of an organisations communication regarding a product or service, to its external public through various traditional and modern platforms including, print, radio, digital, video, TV, and social media. As a public relations professional you will be responsible for communicating messages that reinforce the organisations positive reputation in the market as well as build strong relationships with its public.

What will I be able to do?

  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Events coordinator
  • PR Account Manager
  • PR Account Supervisor
  • Communications Assistant
  • Media Coordinator

Entry Requirements

  • Any successful completion of Matric or equivalent (NQF Level 4)
  • Relevant Nated Qualification

What will I learn?

Public Relations N4

  • Office Practice N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Communication N4
  • Marketing Management N4 or Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

Public Relations N5

  • Office Practice N5
  • Public Relations N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Communication N5

Public Relations N6

  • Office Practice N6
  • Public Relations N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Legal Practice N5

Duration

3 years, 18 months theoretical studies and 18 months of work place learning