This level 5 qualification will prepare learners for the demands of a newsroom, teaching the skills needed to work as a professional journalist.
Delivered online via the Journalism Skills Academy, the Certificate in Foundation Journalism provides a great introduction to journalism for beginners.
Once enrolled on the course you will receive access to the e-learning site, where you will be able to access your multimedia learning materials, join learner forums and access tutor support.
To gain the qualification, you must achieve a minimum of 25 credits, including the five mandatory units (see the units below).
Units can be purchased individually as you work through the course.
Each Certificate in Foundation Journalism distance learning unit you have purchased includes 30 minutes of tutor support time. Tutor support is flexible and you can choose when to use your support time. Stuck on a particular topic? Unsure about the requirements? – your tutor can help you! Please note: tutor support can only be booked in blocks of 30 minutes in this qualification.
Book your tutor support via this link: Tutor support booking form