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Social media marketing course students studying on laptopOur social media marketing course equips you with the skills you need to help you use popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and many more, as powerful marketing tools.

Many businesses and individuals settle for a token Twitter feed and Facebook page, without understanding what to do with them. They don’t realise that they could use social media to dramatically enhance their reputations, expose themselves to potential clients and customers, and, most importantly, increase their income.

From freelancers and small businesses to multimillion-pound organisations, an effective online presence can mean the difference between business success and failure.

Our online social media marketing course takes you through the essential features of building a web presence that puts you ahead of the competition. We offer full guidance throughout, as well as feedback on a range of assignments designed to help you put the theory into practice. See course subjects

Many leading corporations including South Wales Police, Bioversity International, Oil & Gas UK and Staffordshire County Council use this social media marketing course to train their staff. And numerous individuals testify that it is practical, effective and great value for money.

Successful social media marketing course graduate Amanda Bate, who used the course to promote her new business told us “The course was diverse and delved in to all aspects of social media. The content was clear; the learning material was easy to understand”. Read her review

This course is ideal for:

  • Beginners.
  • Digital marketers who want to develop their skills.
  • Staff training and development.
  • Business owners and freelancers who want to expose themselves to more clients.
  • People who use social media within their jobs.
  • Individuals and businesses who want to drive more traffic to their website or blog.
  • People who want to develop their existing social media marketing skills.
  • Copywriters, webwriters, content writers, bloggers.


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You can save £197.80 on our social media marketing course until 31/03/19 – 11pm.

This course is completely flexible, which means you can take advantage of the sale price and begin learning when you choose – even if it’s not until later in the year.

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There is a strong demand these days for people with social media marketing skills. Most organisations need people who can:

  • Write compelling content for social media.
  • Engage with their customers through social media channels.
  • Use platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest to reach more clients.
  • Devise and implement social media strategies.

This comprehensive social media marketing course teaches you about all these areas and others. And you can use the work you produce in the course assignments in your career portfolio.

You will study in our Online Learning Area, which is accessible from a computer or a mobile app. This means the course is flexible, and gives you the chance to tackle practical, real-world social media marketing tasks at home, at work or on the go.

You will also benefit from unlimited tutor support every step of the way, including personalised feedback on every assignment.

Another successful social media marketing course graduate, Pam Sidwell, was particularly impressed with the “great constructive feedback” she received. Read her review

We have an excellent track record in helping our social media marketing learners find work, set up as successful freelancers and apply new skills to use in the workplace. See some examples below:

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Social media marketing course subjects

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This vocational course covers every aspect of social media marketing. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world social media marketing.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

Our comprehensive social media marketing course teaches you how to:

  • Market yourself or your business using popular social media platforms.
  • Maintain an effective presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other social media platforms.
  • Write engaging social media content and get the most out of search engine optimisation (SEO).
  • Use videos and images to boost social media marketing activity.
  • Manage the online reputation of yourself or your business.

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Accreditation and quality

We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:

Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

Social media marketing course qualifications

Our social media marketing course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme, which is regulated by Ofqual. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 4 diploma in social media marketing course, and a learner unit summary. This lists the subjects you have studied.

The ABC Awards and Certa Awards diploma guarantees that you have been assessed at level 4 standards, and are competent to practise. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in social media marketing, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are qualified in social media marketing.

These awards will equip you to apply for marketing and social media jobs, learn new skills to use at work or find freelance work.

Social media marketing course tutor: Andy CarterSocial media marketing course tutor: Andy Carter

Group head of news | comms director and consultant

As a social media marketing course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with Andy Carter, who is a professional communications consultant.

He has been in charge of PR and communications at Leeds city council, Northumbria university, the London Borough of Sutton and Peterborough city council, and has vast experience in social media marketing.

He also runs his own PR consultancy.

He will mentor you, mark your assignments, and give you expert advice.

Andy is often praised by our social media marketing course learners for his engaging, approachable and friendly manner.

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Social media marketing course payment options

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This social media marketing course costs £494.50 including VAT. This is all you pay. There are no hidden charges, and we have a range of payment methods, so you can purchase your course wherever you live.

You can either pay the fee in full, or with four monthly instalments of £123.62 including VAT.

What happens when I enrol?

There are no set enrolment dates for our social media marketing course. You can begin studying when you want to.

Once you have completed your enrolment form and paid your fee, you will receive a login to our Online Learning Area.

There, you will find your learning materials and other resources. You can start studying when you want to.

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Flexible study to suit you and your schedule