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Employer reviews

Excellent (8 reviews)

Employer review details
Statement Percentage of employers that selected this as a "strength" Percentage of employers that selected this as "needs improvement" Total number of employers that selected this statement
Communication with employers 83% 17% 6
Working with small numbers of apprentices 100% 0% 4
Adapting to my needs 100% 0% 4
Getting new apprentices started 100% 0% 3
Initial assessment of apprentices 100% 0% 2
Improving apprentice skills 100% 0% 1
Reporting on progress of apprentices 0% 100% 1
Training facilities 100% 0% 1

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Provider overview

The Press Association, now PA Media, has been a provider of trusted, impartial news for 150 years.

This heritage, coupled with PA's ambition to lead innovation in news gathering and storytelling, creates a learning environment where the UK's leading media and PR companies are confident to send new staff.

We have a proud record as a provider of NCTJ accredited training. We've won numerous awards, including the NCTJ's best-performing course on multiple occasions. The diversity and inclusion of our courses has been highly commended.

Apprentices learn from those providing compelling content on multiple platforms and channels.

Our team of expert tutors have the skills and experience in the newsroom and the classroom to train your new journalists or PR staff.

Courses offered

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Apprenticeship training course

Public relations and communications assistant (level 4)

50% achievement rate (out of 10 apprentices)

55% national achievement rate

Explain achievement rate
The percentage of apprentices who successfully achieved their apprenticeship when trained by this provider on a course in this subject area. This rate uses data from the 2022 to 2023 academic year.


Head office

The Point, 37 North Wharf Road, Paddington, London, W2 1AF

  • available At apprentice’s workplace (national)
  • available Day release
  • available Block release

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THE PRESS ASSOCIATION LIMITED is 1 of 13 training providers for Public relations and communications assistant (level 4).

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