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Certificate in Writing for the Press

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Overview

Media, communication and journalism has evolved in the last decade and the demand for journalists and media officers have grown rapidly. If you’ve always had an interest in writing for the newspaper or magazine, you can get certified in your skills by studying the Certificate in Writing for the Press course.

Journalism is a growing field and qualifying in this course will give you an exciting career. Learn about the practices and methods involved in identifying which stories are newsworthy. You will learn how to organise your writing and display essential and engaging content. How does the newsroom work, what are the roles and responsibilities when writing content? These are some rich insights you will gain from taking this course.

The Certificate in Writing for the Press will educate you on various approaches of storytelling, tools and techniques used to tell a story and how to make an impact with it. It is a thorough training for learners who have an interest in journalism and media and communication and want to obtain the skills required to succeed in this field.

What will I Learn?

  • Learn the role and responsibilities of being a journalist
  • Learn key techniques to writing impressive and engaging content that makes an impact
  • Understand the best approaches to storytelling
  • Learn about digital printing and electronic media
  • Learn how to edit and recheck before sending the piece to the press

Why you should consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and is designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound educational background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
  • Anyone with an interest in media and communication
  • Journalists
  • Media and Communication Officers
  • PR Officers

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Certificate in Writing for the Press

Career Path

Upon successfully completing the Certificate in Writing for the Press, you will gain an accredited certification that will help you prove your skills in media and communication. Qualifying in this course will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your potential to employers and organisations. Below listed are a few of the job titles this course will be worthwhile for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to http://payscale.com/

  • Journalist – £23,082 per annum
  • Communications Officer – £24,702 per annum
  • Marketing Officer – £23,823 per annum
  • PR Executive
  • PR Officer

Other Benefits

  • 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
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)
  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound educational background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
  • Anyone with an interest in media and communication
  • Journalists
  • Media and Communication Officers
  • PR Officers

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Certificate in Writing for the Press

Career Path

Upon successfully completing the Certificate in Writing for the Press, you will gain an accredited certification that will help you prove your skills in media and communication. Qualifying in this course will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your potential to employers and organisations. Below listed are a few of the job titles this course will be worthwhile for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to http://payscale.com/

  • Journalist – £23,082 per annum
  • Communications Officer – £24,702 per annum
  • Marketing Officer – £23,823 per annum
  • PR Executive
  • PR Officer

Other Benefits

  • 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
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)
Course Curriculum Total Units : 17
1. Writing For a Press
Writing for a press
2. The Inverted Pyramid
The inverted pyramid
3. Defining News
Defining NEWS
4. Birth of a Press Release
Birth of a press release
5. The Six W’S
The six W’s
6. Things That is Included in a Press Release
Things that is included in a press release
7. Some Examples for Press Release
Some examples for press release
8. Selecting a Suitable Picture To Include in The Document
Selecting a suitable picture to include in the document
9. Actions of Journalists
Actions of journalists
10. Digital Printing
Digital printing
11. Growing Your Business
Growing your business
12. Writing For Electronic Media
Writing for electronic media
13. Writing The Content
Writing the content
14. Using Technical Words In Writing
Using technical words in writing
15. Rechecking Your Work Before Sending It To The Press
Rechecking your work before sending it to the press
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Certificate in Writing for the Press
Final Exam
Final Exam : Certificate in Writing for the Press
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