What are the benefits of taking a Social Media Marketing course?
With so many different social media platforms popping up these days, it has become increasingly difficult to effectively keep up with them all. Each platform attracts its own demographic audience and functions in different ways. In this course you will have a clear understanding of which platforms you and your organisation will benefit from the most, how to cater to the best practices of these social media platforms and how to implement strategies that meet your overarching goals.
Developed to meet the latest industry demands, this Social Media Marketing course is an excellent starting point for those looking to get into the Social Media space and or Marketing and Advertising industry. Or for those individuals who want to learn how better to advertise their business through different social media platforms and or create successful email marketing and social media marketing plans and campaigns for their business. It is also an excellent place for those marketers who are looking to advance their career within digital marketing by broadening their technical skill-set.
What do I need to be able to take this course? Are any of the tools provided?
- Laptop or desk computer (PC or Apple)
- Good internet connection
- Word processing and presentation programmes
- Social media accounts for at least Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest * optional
- Access to a business, (real or virtual) to which to apply learnings, strategies and interventions.
Who meets the entry criteria for this programme?
Be employed or seeking employment in small to medium businesses or organisation. You’ll need to meet the following English Language requirements:
- Successfully completed 3 years secondary education in English from one of the following countries: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States; OR
- Successfully completed an NZQA level 3 study, or equivalent, in any subject in English from one of the following countries: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States; OR
- Successfully attained an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band below 5 OR an equivalent test.
How can I be sure this will work for me?
This short course is suitable for those who are ready to invest into their future and are open minded to an industry-driven course curriculum. All members need to be ready to work hard and make the most out of their course experience with us here at NZIE.
In saying that, every student will be supported by their tutor and the client success team throughout their course.. They’ll check your progress and help guide you to the right people for further help.
If you are still unsure feel free to give one of our course advisors a call: 0800 69 33 82
What are the fees for this course?
The fee is $950 (including GST).
Are there exams? How will I be assessed?
There are no exams. Your assessment will be portfolio-based and you’ll develop this over the 7 week course. At the conclusion of the programme, you will have developed a completed social media marketing strategy to address the identified industry issue.
Is this training programme NZQA accredited?
Yes, this programme leads to the award of the Certificate in Social Media Marketing Strategy (Micro-Credential).
Learners who successfully complete the requirements of this programme will be awarded the Certificate in Social Media Marketing Strategy and will be recorded on the Learner’s NZQA Record of Learning.
To be awarded the Certificate in Social Media Marketing Strategy, learners must complete all assessment requirements.
What’s the difference between this course and your Diploma in Digital Marketing?
This course focuses on a specific skill. In this case, developing a Social Media Strategy. Our Diploma in Digital Marketing is a longer format and goes more in-depth into disciplines of Digital Marketing. If you’re interested in our full-length Diploma then please talk to one of our friendly course advisors.
Why study with NZIE?
We’re proud to be New Zealand’s longest running and largest Digital Marketing School. Our 100% online training courses are co-created with the Digital Marketing industry and taught by experts so you’ll get the latest knowledge and trends.
We’re a boutique school so this means you’ll get the personal care and support to achieve your training goals.
Plus, we’re 100% New Zealand-owned and operated and accredited with NZQA to give you the confidence in our standard of training.