If you want to write for a magazine, become a Journalist, or work as an Editor, this course is for you! This excellent Certificate in Writing for the Press will help you achieve your goal of improving your writing style, and developing the skill to write for the press in a number of settings. Learners will gain a detailed overview of the role of a Journalist, how to use images within your written work, how to incorporate technical language, things which should be included in a press release, and will be able to access example press releases. This Writing for the Press course will allow you to develop a winning formula when writing for the press, so you can succeed!
Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.
This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).
What skills will I learn?
- Understand writing for the press and the definition of news
- Understand what should be included in a press release
- Learn the role of a journalist
- Understand digital printing and writing for electronic media
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the curriculum.
You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
Method of Assessment:
At the end of the course, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. The online test is marked straight away, so you will know immediately if you have passed the course.
Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Certificate in Writing for the Press – Level 3.
Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
With this Writing for the Press course you will develop a lot of skills which would be very helpful to Journalist. The average Journalist in the UK earns around £23,704 a year, and this will increase with experience (payscale.com).
This training course could help you to fulfil any of the following job roles:
- Press Officer
- Communications Officer
- Marketing Officer
- PR Executive