Course Overview
The Fundamentals of Public Relations Course

Public relations provides the means to communicate your ideas and get them accepted—a skill vitally necessary when dealing with new ideas. It is how to gain support for your projects and endeavors.

Generally considered a method to gain publicity, public relations has previously been subjected to severe limitations. This was a field that lacked certain key elements necessary to its success. Now, because of important discoveries in Scientology, advances have made the entire activity significantly more useful and effective.

L. Ron Hubbard’s refinement of public relations not only makes it indispensable for any group or any individual, but removes the previously inherent limitations. Although the full technology is extensive, the basic principles covered here will be of immense value to anyone with a worthwhile purpose.

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Course Details

Ease of Study

This course is laid out in a step-by-step manner, with a sequence of reading assignments, essays and practical exercises.

Before you begin, you create your own personal account on the Volunteer Ministers website. Once logged in, the online program will guide you through each step of the course to full completion, with all course materials provided from within the Volunteer Ministers website.

Length of Course

5 to 6 hours. You may, however, do the course at your own pace. In other words, it is not timed. The course is our service to you, free of charge.


Booklet: Fundamentals of Public Relations

or The Scientology Handbook

Your course materials are also integrated within the online course. In other words, once logged on, you may read the materials from within the online course program as you do each step. We do, however, recommend that you download for free or purchase the booklet, to review and refer to when you are not logged into the course program.


Through the length of your course, you will receive supervision from your personal online course supervisor, who will help to ensure you understand and achieve the maximum benefit from the course materials. The end result is that you are fully able to apply the data contained therein. If you have any further questions, contact us here.


Each assignment you turn in will be graded by your course supervisor. In the event that any of your assignments need correction, your supervisor will send them back to you, with direction on what to review and correct.

Course Completion

Upon completion of The Fundamentals of Public Relations Course, you will receive a hardcopy certificate by mail.


The services of our online courses are always available to you. If at any time you need assistance with your course assignments, do not hesitate to contact your online course supervisor, whom you can reach using the 'Need help?' button in your online course program.

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Success Stories

“I feel blessed by the coaching I have received using this book on public relations. I can communicate like a pro on technical issues.

“The revelation (as I will call it) on the law of omitted data has been a reality to me. I used to have problems getting along with my friends. They seemed not to know much, especially with the way I carry myself. In short, they never had much reality about me.

“Then an opportunity sprang up and I was appointed as the class representative in college recently. You can imagine being at the center stage of solving students’ issues against the administration.

“Then there is the tool of affinity, reality and communication. This is a ground-breaking communication tool. I gave it a try in helping my fellow students to press for what they wanted from the administration. Being the only link between the students and the administration, I brought them into understanding by using affinity, reality and communication.

“I feel important, and my slight absence is felt. This to me is success.” – L.K.

“This course really has shown me a positive way of getting along with people and getting ideas through.

“The steps to do this are working, and I love the way the positive always lies at the bottom for getting ideas through. And then nobody feels driven over—everybody feels heard and that the ideas are for the best.

“Also, how to deal with rumors and bad gossip is great so that you know how to handle this. I feel more 'in shape' to deal with rumors after this course, and I really needed this, finding my strength instead of withdrawing.” – M.D.

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Why Do This Course?

Upset at being passed over?

If you can’t understand why another fails to realize your potentials, it may just be that no one told them. Or if you think people should be beating down your company’s door and they’re not, it may just be they don’t know where your front door is.

It’s simply a matter of using the technology of public relations.

The subject of public relations is defined as good works well publicized and there is a technology for successful public relations which, correctly applied, can help any individual or group gain support for their projects and endeavors.

On the free online course, Fundamentals of Public Relations, find out:

  • How to reach the reality level of the public you are addressing
  • How to handle rumors and whispering campaigns
  • The foundation for success in public relations
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