Statement of Attainment in Public Relations

Statement of Attainment   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 11 Dec 2017
 –   Ultimo
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    Course description and aims

    The Statement of Attainment in Public Relations is a 3 week practical training course focusing on building your public relations knowledge and skills.
    This course introduces learners to the field of public relations and provides a foundational knowledge of public relations practice. Students will develop an understanding of the role of Public Relations, how to design a PR campaign, build a publicity kit, PR's role in crisis management, fundraising, sponsorship and the various communication strategies, platforms and tactics in public relations management. Students are encouraged to explore the different types of public relations practice and to begin positioning themselves to develop a career in the field.

    On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Statement of Attainment in Public Relations and be credited with the following units of competency:
    1. BSBPUB401 Develop and apply knowledge of public relations industry
    2. BSBPUB501 Manage the public relations publication process
    3. BSBPUB502 Develop and manage complex public relations campaigns

    Students are then also encouraged to go on to complete the BSB50215 - Diploma of Business with advanced standing
    (You need only do another 6 units to achieve BSB50215 - Diploma of Business (Public Relations) qualification)

    Course outcomes and careers

    Recommended Pathways

    BSB50215 - Diploma of Business (Public Relations)


    BSB50215 - Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

    Entry requirements

    **Please note. In order to enrol in this subsidised course you must be;
    1. an Australian citizen or meet the criteria of being an Australian permanent resident, a humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen
    2. aged 15 years or older
    3. no longer be at school and
    4. living or working in NSW

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Mon 11 Dec 2017
    Course duration:
    3 Weeks
    21 Hours per week
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class a week over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday to Thursday, 9:30am to 4:30pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling:

    Fee information:


    This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you won't have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BSBPUB401Develop and apply knowledge of public relations industry80
    BSBPUB502Develop and manage complex public relations campaigns50
    BSBPUB501Manage the public relations publication process45




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