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Qualification name Award in Social Media Marketing
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Gateway Qualifications Limited
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 5th November 2021
Cost description Cost yet to be confirmed - will be updated soon
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Social media has changed the way we function as a society as platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are common placed. Social media marketing (SMM) is the use of social media websites and social networks to market a company’s products and services. This course would benefit individuals and businesses who want to improve the use of social media as a marketing tool to improve traffic and increase interest for their business. There is no minimum requirement although a sound knowledge and prior use of social media is recommended as a minimum starting point.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need to be a resident of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Please contact us for information.

View the key features of this course.

How social media marketing is used to promote products and services. Understand how digital technologies, channels and platforms are used in social media marketing campaigns, and develop ideas and strategies to create and present a social media marketing campaign proposal for a particular product or service.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Courses take place at various dates throughout the year. Your course will run for a 6 week duration, you will study for 3 hours per week with each session building on skills from previous sessions.

Find out what material you will need.

Pen and paper. You may find it beneficial to bring your own smart devise – mobile telephone, tablet or laptop, although this is not compulsory.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Throughout your course you will produce work on going. Each piece of evidence/work will be used to compile a portfolio this will support and demonstrate your competence in the topic. To increase your confidence you will be given weekly homework tasks. It is recommended that you practice repetition tasks at home on a regular basis. Good punctuality and attendance is essential to your success on the course.

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Name Manygates Adult Education Centre
Address Manygates Lane
Sandal
Wakefield
WF2 7DQ
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Email manygates@wakefield.gov.uk
Phone 01924 303302
Website http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/jobs-and-learning/adult-education

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