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Freelance Journalism

This course provides a comprehensive guide to freelance journalism, including how to write professional articles and how to successfully market these.

Level 3 / ABC Awards / SH223

£324.00 or only £100.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Freelance Journalism

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:60 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

The NCFE Freelance Journalism course is designed for those who wish to gain new skills or improve their existing skills in journalistic writing and also focuses on successfully marketing copy to a range of printed media.

The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to produce professional standard journalistic articles and to know how to market them.

During the course students will examine and practice the four main questions of journalism:
- WHAT to write,
- HOW to write it,
- WHICH techniques to use and,
- WHERE to submit your work.

And specifically examine:
- Content
- Style
- Techniques
- Marketing

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

Course Info

Course Title:Freelance Journalism

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:60 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

There are no formal entry requirements and no previous experience is required to take this course although you need to have an access to a PC with Microsoft Word or Microsoft Works installed. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Markets
Module 3: Content
Module 4: Style
Module 5: Techniques
Module 6: Practical Matters
Module 7: Fiction Writing
Module 8: Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have. Additionally, our support staff will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

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Course Description

The NCFE Freelance Journalism course is designed for those who wish to gain new skills or improve their existing skills in journalistic writing and also focuses on successfully marketing copy to a range of printed media.

The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to produce professional standard journalistic articles and to know how to market them.

During the course students will examine and practice the four main questions of journalism:
- WHAT to write,
- HOW to write it,
- WHICH techniques to use and,
- WHERE to submit your work.

And specifically examine:
- Content
- Style
- Techniques
- Marketing

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

Previous Knowledge

There are no formal entry requirements and no previous experience is required to take this course although you need to have an access to a PC with Microsoft Word or Microsoft Works installed. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have. Additionally, our support staff will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Markets
Module 3: Content
Module 4: Style
Module 5: Techniques
Module 6: Practical Matters
Module 7: Fiction Writing
Module 8: Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why should you choose NCC for your home learning?

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Price Match

We promise to price match if you find the same course elsewhere. Contact our team within 14 days of purchase and we will refund the difference.

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We're the top rated home learning provider on the independent reviews site, Trustpilot - currently rated 9.7/10 for customer service.

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Choice

Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Payment Plans

Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Tutor Support

Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Your Pace

Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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