National N Diploma in Public Relations (N4-N6)

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma  

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” Daniel J. Boorstin

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Public Relations  

Do you enjoy creating healthy connections and relationships? Do you have an aptitude for adventure and feel confident about your persuasive edge? If you feel that you have the gift of the gab, can communicate creatively and have a keen interest in public platforms then a career in public relations is just for 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.  

Apply your creativity by learning how to execute PR campaigns, media-manage events and conferences and marketing organisations within this dynamic and ever-changing field. 

Through this Diploma in Public Relations, you will be able to learn important PR principles within the following subjects, office practice, information processing, communication, legal practice, marketing and business management. Equip yourself with the right tools to get a foot in the door of this demanding career. Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Public Relations.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Public Relations is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or Relevant Nated Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

The program duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months in-service training.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma Public Relations, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Public Affairs Consultant 
  • Arts Administrator 
  • Public Relations Officer 
  • Public Relations Accounts Executive 
  • Marketing Executive 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification: National Certificate ate each level N4, N5, N6. National N Diploma (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.)

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

How much will it cost you?

Full Price (Year 1)
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10 Months Installments
Full Price (Year 1)
Deposit 1
Deposit 2
3 Months Installments
6 Months Installments
10 Months Installments

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