Social media marketing 

Stand out from the crowd by gaining a free qualification in social media marketing and cybersecurity.

Course overview

At a glance




4-6 weeks



About the course

In today’s fast-paced landscape, social media skills have become more in-demand than ever before.

Employers are increasingly looking for candidates with experience on social platforms, and small businesses are finding channels like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter are essential advertising tools.

In our personal lives, social media connects us to friends and family. It offers a place to discover the latest recipes, talk about our hobbies and even learn new skills

Whatever your reasons for wanting to learn more about social media marketing, this course is a great starting point

It comes with a certification in social media and cybersecurity, as well as an additional qualification in either customer service or personal development which not only looks great on a CV but will provide you with real skills which you can take forward and use on social media platforms.

Is this course right for you?

Realise can deliver this course to residents of Liverpool City Region, Bradford and Kirklees.

In addition, you will need to be aged over 19.

Further eligibility will be discussed at the application stage to ensure that you qualify for full funding.

What you’ll learn

This course is delivered in three parts:

  • Social media marketing

Here you will learn about the role social media plays within marketing. Discover how to engage with audiences, research innovative advertising tactics and be able to create a proposal for your own campaign to promote a product or service.

  • Cybersecurity

During this phase of the learning, you’ll get to know about cybercrime, learn about protective methods to maintain cybersecurity and delve into legislation and codes of conduct related to cybersecurity.

  • Personal development/customer service

You can take two routes, personal development or customer service.

If you are following the personal development route then you will complete a mandatory unit in self-management, with optional units available in teamwork, relationship building, interview skills and applying for a job.

If customer service is more relevant then you will learn practical skills, demonstrate how to meet customer expectations and learn about effective communication techniques.

Wider learning subjects are embedded throughout the curriculum as well as maths, English and online safety.

Need more information?

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How you’ll learn

Before progressing onto the learning phase, you will attend an induction to ensure the course is right for you.

11 days of learning will follow, these can take place in a classroom or through online workshops.

You will be required to fully participate, this includes completing set tasks and reflecting regularly during the days of learning.

Frequently asked questions

How much does this course cost?

This course is free for our learners.

Is there an age limit on this course?

Yes, learners need to be aged over 19 to complete this course due to eligibility restrictions.

Ready to take the next step?

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