National Certificate: N4 Public Relations (SAQA ID 66879)

This course will equip you with essential PR skills by covering topics such as communication, office practice, and information processing, and will prepare you for further studies in PR.

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You want to earn a national qualification in public relations.
  • You want to gain the essential skills that you need to start working in PR.
Course code:
Accreditation status:
N4 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID: 66879
Course duration:
12 months
Course fee:
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Please note: The course fee includes the examination fees.
Entry requirements:
Subjects covered:
  • Office Practice N4
  • Communication N4
  • Entrepreneur and Business Management N4
  • Information Processing N4
Assessment and award:
Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a National Certificate: N4 Public Relations from the DHET.

Additional information:

N courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, students will be admitted to write the national examination at an approved venue. Read our N4-N6 Exam-letter for information on writing the exams.

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