Internal Communication Certificate

CIPR Specialist Certificate: Internal Communication
CIPR

About this course

Become a great internal communicator. Discover the secrets of employee engagement, learn how to plan and deliver effective communications. Explore the theories, for example communication theory, persuasion and storytelling, and learn how to apply them in practice.

Our course includes live online sessions, tutorials and individual feedback on assignment topics.

Prefer to study face-to-face? Check out our London Accelerator option.

Course detail

Start any time

Post-graduate

Assignments: 1

Study at your own pace

Approximately six months

Payment options: instalments available

Study Support Package

Live interactive online workshops

One to one tutorials

Individual feedback on your assignment idea

Online library with all the books you need

Study Hub: our bespoke online learning centre

Networking via our LinkedIn group

Easy tutor contact

A copy of Exploring Internal Communication

Pay monthly

Initial fee: £311 (incl. VAT)

6 monthly instalments: £200 (incl. VAT)

A one-off initial fee is taken when you enrol. Instalments are collected monthly from the date you enrolled.

How we calculate your fee

PR Academy tuition: £950 (+ VAT)

CIPR fees: £371 (no VAT)

Total: £1,321 (+ VAT)

VAT is calculated upon enrolment and is dependant on your location and situation.
VAT inclusive fee is £1,511

Payment methods include Visa, Mastercard, Amex, and more

Enrol today

£950

+ VAT & CIPR assessment

Enrol today

£950+VAT & CIPR assessment fee

Who’s this course for?

Getting started in internal communication. You may be interested in pursuing a career in internal communication. You are working in any related field of PR (e.g. media relations, event management, CSR or public affairs) or HR and would like to understand more about internal communication.

Early career. You have been working in internal communication for at least a year and want to obtain your first professional qualification in the subject.

Grow in confidence. Internal communication is an exciting and demanding area of communication practice and this course will help you to grow in confidence as well as learn new skills.

Learning outcomes

Come away from the course able to think more critically and equipped with the knowledge and theory to back up your decisions. Learn the key concepts, theories, techniques and skills needed to operate effectively as an internal communicator.

Understand where internal communication fits into the structure, systems and processes, leadership and culture of an organisation and how internal communicators can support management in the achievement of strategic and transformational objectives.

Use research and learn to create and curate content that works and has impact across a range of available channels.

Discover how our courses work

Ann Pilkington, co-founder of PR Academy explains how our courses work, demonstrates our Study Hub and explains the resources and support you will receive. Also hear from members of the PR Academy alumni.

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Discover what it’s like to study with us.

This course gave a genuinely new perspective on internal communications, I learned so much, not just from the excellent course tutors but also from my fellow students.

Your questions answered

It's great news that your employer is investing in your development. The first thing to do is get a purchase order - you will need it when you enrol. This is really important as without it we aren't able to raise an invoice. Alternatively, you can pay using a company credit or debit card at checkout - that's probably the easiest way. The second thing is to allow plenty of time! We need payment before the course starts and we know that sometimes company's payment processes can take a while. So act now to get it all sorted in time. If you need any help or advice, just give us a call.
For CIPR courses, your course fee is a combination of the PR Academy tuition fee and the CIPR awarding body and registration fee. PR Academy provides all your tuition plus an online learning centre with books and resources and marks your work. You don’t really need to buy any books as most resources are online, but you can of course purchase books if you like and we can help you to decide what to buy.
We offer plenty of support. Some courses offer individual tutorials that can be booked. The course leader is easily contactable and there is always someone in the office who can help with day to day queries.
At PR Academy we have been teaching online since we started in 2007. We have a specially designed online learning centre - we don't just put you on Teams! Our teaching is delivered through a mix of on-demand content, guided reading, live workshop sessions (usually recorded for later playback) plus tutor support. We have an online library that we have curated specially for our courses. Some courses offer individual tutorials that can be booked and the opportunity to submit an assignment proposal for individual feedback.
There may be funding available in your area, so it is always a good idea to do some research as there may be schemes that we aren’t aware of. The CIPR has set up a fund to celebrate the CIPR's 75th year. The Iprovision 75 Fund was created to support people from financially or socially disadvantaged backgrounds. It is designed to help advance or lead to a career in the public relations profession. You need to be a CIPR member, or willing to join. Find out more here.

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