Certificate in Foundation Journalism

Welcome to the Certificate in Foundation Journalism (CFJ). Below, you will see a introduction to the qualification and then a list of units. Once you have purchased a unit, work your way through the course. 

You can mark your progress by checking off these icons: on the left-hand side of the course.

At the end of each course, you will find a series of assessments to complete. 

You can submit your completed unit for assessment to the NCTJ at any time. Assessments are marked six times a year. The next deadline for submissions is 26 November 2021. Subsequent deadlines for the current academic year are now confirmed as:

28 January 2022
25 March 2022
27 May 2022
29 July 2022

Results will be released six weeks after each submission deadline.

The cost of your first submission is included in your purchase of each unit. Resubmissions of assessments cost £13.50 (inc VAT). If you wish to resubmit your assessment for a unit, please fill out the form here

Please upload PDF copies of your work alongside any other necessary files. This will allow the marker to annotate your work and give you detailed feedback.