Course Description

Certificate in Writing for the Press

Certificate in Writing for the Press is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. For more information about Certificate in Writing for the Press at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Certificate in Writing for the Press


Media, communication and journalism has evolved in the last decade and the demand for journalists and media officers have grown rapidly. If you’ve always had an interest in writing for the newspaper or magazine, you can get certified in your skills by studying the Certificate in Writing for the Press course.

Journalism is a growing field and qualifying in this course will give you an exciting career. Learn about the practices and methods involved in identifying which stories are newsworthy. You will learn how to organise your writing and display essential and engaging content. How does the newsroom work, what are the roles and responsibilities when writing content? These are some rich insights you will gain from taking this course.

The Certificate in Writing for the Press will educate you on various approaches of storytelling, tools and techniques used to tell a story and how to make an impact with it. It is a thorough training for learners who have an interest in journalism and media and communication and want to obtain the skills required to succeed in this field.

What will I Learn?

  • Learn the role and responsibilities of being a journalist
  • Learn key techniques to writing impressive and engaging content that makes an impact
  • Understand the best approaches to storytelling
  • Learn about digital printing and electronic media
  • Learn how to edit and recheck before sending the piece to the press

Why you should consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and is designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 17
1. Writing For a Press
2. The Inverted Pyramid
3. Defining News
4. Birth of a Press Release
5. The Six W’S
6. Things That is Included in a Press Release
7. Some Examples for Press Release
8. Selecting a Suitable Picture To Include in The Document
9. Actions of Journalists
10. Digital Printing
11. Growing Your Business
12. Writing For Electronic Media
13. Writing The Content
14. Using Technical Words In Writing
15. Rechecking Your Work Before Sending It To The Press

Method of Assessment 

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Certificate in Writing for the Press

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course DurationGuided Learning Hours 15
Course Fee18
Entry Requirements• This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound educational background would be an advantage. • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification. • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Carear Path• Journalist – £23,082 per annum • Communications Officer – £24,702 per annum • Marketing Officer – £23,823 per annum • PR Executive • PR Officer
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