News, Magazine and Sport NCTJ

Want to find out more before you apply? Why not come along to one of our informal open evenings and discover more about the exciting world of the media.

We can answer any questions you may have about the training you will receive on our fantastic 17-week and 38-week courses in news, sports and magazine journalism.

Meet Us events take place once a month for our magazine, sport and NCTJ courses. 

From February, they will take place at the new Press Association Training offices at 61, Queen Street, London EC4R 1AE.

Each open evening starts at 6pm and our next dates are: 

Tuesday February 4: 6-7pm

Tuesday March 3: 6-7pm

Tuesday April 7: 6-7pm

Book your place by filling out the following form:

NCTJ News/Sports course Meet Us request form

We will explain more about the course, tell you about PA Training and let you know what it would be like to train with us. It's an ideal time to ask questions and decide for yourself if the course is right for you. Click on the course link above to book a Meet Us visit.

We aim to reply within 48 hours - if you have not received an email from in that time, please check you Spam or Junk email folders as sometimes our replies end up there! 

First day of the NCTJ News/Sports/Magazine 17-week Diploma course

First day of the NCTJ News/Sports/Magazine 17-week Diploma course


Michael Race

"Best thing I've ever done.

The teaching is first class."

Michael Race // Oxford Mail

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