At the core of Public Relations lies the fundamental strategic and important cordial relationship between the media and stakeholders. You will learn the art of press relations and eventing.

Why Choose the National N Diploma  Programme?

Companies employ Public Relations experts to manage the perception of the company and its brands. PR practitioners must possess strong writing and organisational skills, be confident and creative and have a persuasive edge. The PR environment also includes the glamorous world of events, from planning and organising to attending and being the face of the company. The course will teach you to think strategically and how to perform various functions in a local and global environment

Course Information

You may enter the National N Diploma programme, with any one of the following:
  • A National Senior Certificate/ Grade 12
  • NCV Level 4 Certificate
  • ABET Level 4 Certificate

National Certificate N4, N5, N6

All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET National N Diploma in Public Relations on completion of N4-N6 and 18-months of in-service training.

The National N Diploma includes two (2) years of theory and 18-months of in-service training.

  • Public Relations Practitioner – Pay Estimate: +/- R150 000 to R500 000 per year
  • Public Relations Officer – Pay Estimate: +/- R120 000 to R2500 000 per year
  • Events Coordinator – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R400 000 per year
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable National N Diploma in Public Relations pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos, and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

On successful completion, you will receive a National N Diploma in Public Relations and may further your studies at a University of Technology.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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