Are you looking to pursue a career in PR, would you like to work as a media liaison? This IIE qualification aims to provide the graduate with the necessary skills to follow a career in Public Relations. This qualification considers professional practice within the public relations sector as being a very important part of the communication environment and particularly specialising in public relations. The qualification provides students with the skills needed to co-ordinate and manage the broad spectrum of public relations in a professional manner, at a technical, managerial and strategic level.
WHAT YOU CAN BECOME
Qualifying students are employable in various corporate, parastatal, governmental, public relations consultancies and conferencing venues, within a range of industries, as junior public relations practitioners and coordinators.
SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP
This qualification will provide the required communication skills and knowledge that modern businesses now demand for new employees entering the workplace, by combining public relations skills with business practice. The specific selection of subjects in this course aims to prepare the student to take up a position in any modern business or office, which requires a high level of communication competence to serve the needs of a communication driven organisation.
TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUALIFICATION
Full-time: This is a three year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Full-time lectures take place during the day on weekdays. Qualification offered at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Bloemfontein, Polokwane,Pietermaritzburg, Pretoria CBD and Durban CBD.
THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES
This Diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). It is also registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at
Level 6 (SAQA ID NO: 88523). On successful completion you will receive a
Diploma in Public Relations from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.
OPEN DOORS TO STUDYING FURTHER
Use this Diploma as a stepping stone to furthering your academic career. Once you qualify, you will have the wonderful opportunity of studying further The IIE Bachelor of Business Administration Degree or The IIE Bachelor of Public Administration through Rosebank College.
PRISA represents professionals in public relations and communication management throughout the southern African region and has registered practitioners in Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa. The PRISA endorsement of this qualification adds prestige and credibility to this qualification and will enhance a student's portfolio when applying for work. It is recognised by employers in the Public Relations Industry and PRISA membership provides a list of benefits for students from competitions, invitations to educational and social events and an interactive PRISA website.