Training Skills & Learning

We've partnered with the carefully-selected companies below to provide industry-leading training that is focused on specific skills areas and delivered in a way that's convenient for you. Get learning today by clicking on the logos or contacting us direct for more information.

We can also co-ordinate bespoke sessions that are tailored to your exact learning requirements. For further details, simply contact PPA Careers by email and we'll be happy to discuss.


 Learn new techniques and skills from over 250 specialist courses, or study for the PPA Foundation Certificate in Journalism and the PPA Professional Certificate in Journalism online with PPA Training and ContentETC. offers one-day, evening and online courses as well as tailored in-house training on editorial and digital content skills, such as data journalism and visualisation, blogging, social media, SEO and online media law. Contact PPA Careers using the details on the right for information on member discounts.





Discover Digital is an exciting new digital marketing training product that teaches the core aspects of digital media.



Creative Filter The Creative Filter are experienced communication and innovation experts delivering creative solutions that drive business performance and help companies innovate. Click on the logo to find out more and contact PPA Careers for information on discounts available for PPA members.


PPA members can claim a discount off the range of digital and customer insight training courses, workshops and masterclasses provided by @newmedia2.0. For more information on the types or courses available, visit the @newmedia2.0 website or contact PPA Careers.



The PPA has partnered with nua training to offer leading media sales courses for print, digital or cross-platform teams. We've also partnered with Flume Training, which specialises in delivering sales training & coaching for media and events businesses.  

  Flume Training


Adobe Software Training

indd logo inddtraining specialises in offering on-site training for Adobe InDesign and associated products to publishing professionals. Courses include InDesign for Designers, Editorial and Production as well as Photoshop and Illustrator from Introductory to Advanced levels. Delivering tailored training to meet specific objectives is a speciality, and training is also available for Adobe DPS [Digital Publishing Suite] to produce engaging interactive publications for iPad and other portable devices. For details of how to book and information on member discounts PPA Careers by email.



The Media House The Media House is offering discounts for PPA members on all their specialist conference and event training courses. For full information on all courses visit and for information on discounts contact PPA Careers by email.  


KMP Training and the PPA have formed a new agreement that entitles PPA members to a 10% discount on training courses. For more information on the types or courses available visit the KMP website or contact PPA Careers by email.


Thanks to a new strategic partnership between the PPA and Maguire Training, magazine publishers now have the world of Business Training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at their fingertips. 




Based on a blend of experience in both the media sector and theatre, ThinkersLive helps ensure you perform at your best through its unique, immersive training programmes. Courses are run at ThinkersLive's state-of-the-art facilities and are led by established trainers and facilitators - experienced actors and media professionals who draw on vocal and physical communication techniques to meet your learning requirements. For information on discounts contact PPA Careers by email.



The PPA has partnered with the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing and the Andy Maslen Copywriting Academy to offer leading marketing and copywriting courses. Register your interest using the contact details on the right.

IDM  Andy Maslen