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Diploma in Social Media Marketing (Content Creation) Level 5

Unleash Your Creative Potential in the Digital World

Dive into the dynamic world of social media with our Diploma in Social Media Marketing (Content Creation).

Designed for the digital era, this course empowers you to master content creation across all the popular platforms. From Facebook to TikTok, learn to craft compelling stories and impactful content that resonate with diverse audiences.

Whether you’re aspiring to be a content creator guru or looking to enhance your social media marketing skills, this diploma offers practical Social Media tools and insights to thrive in a rapidly evolving online landscape of marketing.

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Diploma in Social Media Marketing (Content Creation) Level 5

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Our Diploma in Social Media Marketing (Content Creation) is structured to meet the evolving needs of the digital and social media marketing industries. Here are the highlights:

Industry-Relevant Skills: Gain hands-on experience in creating engaging content for various social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and more.

Real-World Application: Develop your social media marketing skills through project-based learning that reflects actual industry demands.  You’ll learn everything from video production, podcasting to designing and developing your own social paid ads on Adobe products.

Cutting-Edge Techniques: Stay ahead in the field with lessons on emerging technologies including AI.

Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned social media marketing professionals and guest speakers who bring the industry into the classroom.

Cultural Awareness and Diversity: Gain skills in crafting content that reflects and celebrates the rich tapestry of New Zealand’s diverse cultures, with a special focus on understanding and incorporating elements from Aotearoa’s Māori and Pasifika communities.

Virtual Campus: With an online delivery mode, our timetable is delivered in the evenings and lunchtimes.

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Embarking on a career with our Social Media Marketing Level 5 Course opens doors to various jobs in the digital world. Graduates can pursue careers as Social Media Coordinators, Content Creators, Digital Marketing Specialists, and more. Getting a full-time job, freelancing, or starting your digital agency becomes a tangible reality. The skills acquired also make you an asset to any in-house marketing department or digital agency, with roles evolving from content creation to strategy development.

The course covers a broad range of content, ensuring a well-rounded skill set:

Authentic Content Creation: Our first course in the Social Media Marketing Diploma is a great introduction to the world of Content Creation. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to apply a creative design process to produce social media content assets that tell stories for an Aotearoa New Zealand cultural target audience.

Digital Design for Social Media: This course will teach you to create static content assets using technologies and techniques for a range of social media platforms. You’ll learn both the Adobe Creative Suite software and Canva.

Video Production: Video is a crucial skill for any content creator and social media marketer. This course will show you how to produce dynamic content assets for social media platforms, employing various techniques and strategies to engage and captivate an identified target audience.

Live Content Production: This course is all about producing live content! You’ll learn how to create dynamic and engaging human-led content pieces (such as podcasts, webinars and livestreams) for social media live stream or recorded publication.

Future Technology in Social Media: This course will teach you how to ethically utilise future technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and creatively apply them to add value to human-created content assets that address cultural values and perspectives relative to the topic context and audience.

Paid Social Media Advertising: On successfully completing this course, you’ll will be able to create a social media advertising campaign by designing ads with copy for a marketing strategy.

Presenting Social Media Data: Presenting Social Media data is crucial for any aspiring marketer. On this course, you’ll learn how to present social media campaign content asset data using infographics.

Industry Project: Our capstone industry project course, you’ll complete at the end of the Diploma, and on completion you’ll be able to independently create effective social media content assets that are culturally appropriate to an Aotearoa New Zealand cultural target audience respecting the principles of te ao Māori that address a marketing strategy and buyer persona.

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2024 Course Tuition Fees: $8,504

Student loan available through Study Link. Check if you are eligible here.

Course Related Costs:

Adobe Creative Cloud Education Edition Approximately $25.00 per month or $300 per year which includes a 70% discount if you click on the link https://www.adobe.com/nz/creativecloud/buy/students.html

Canva Pro $180.00 per year https://www.canva.com/en_gb/

Microsoft Office 365 (Personal) $129.00 per year https://www.microsoft.com/en-NZ/microsoft-365/buy/compare-all-microsoft-365-products

Course Related Costs are subject to currency changes. Please check the fee at the time of enrolment.

Fees-Free is a funding scheme provided by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), which can allow you to get one year of tertiary study or two year’s training up to the value of $12,000. Check if you are eligible here. 

  • A fully practical and interactive learning experience
  • Tuition by experienced industry experts
  • Career assistance through our Student Services
  • Part-time study options for domestic students
  • Approved and Accredited by NZQA and TEC

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New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)

This is a government department that sets the standards for courses and quality. https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/. NZIE is a Category 1 Provider. You can find the last EER report here.

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This government department funds institutes to accept local domestic students. This means that New Zealanders can study at NZIE and also access the Student Loan and Allowance scheme to support them through their studies. https://www.tec.govt.nz/

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CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 4

Authentic Content Creation

Our first course in the Diploma is a great introduction to the world of Content Creation. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to apply a creative design process to produce a social media content assets tell stories for an Aotearoa New Zealand cultural target audience.

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 4

Digital Design for Social Media

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to create static content assets using technologies and techniques for a range of social media platforms.

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 5

Video Production for Social Media

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to produce and publish dynamic content assets for social media platforms, employing various techniques and strategies to engage and captivate an identified target audience.

 

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 5

Live Content Production

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to create dynamic and engaging human-led content pieces (such as podcasts, webinars and livestreams) for social media live stream or recorded publication.

 

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 5

Future Technology in Social Media

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to ethically utilise future technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and creatively apply them to add value to human-created content assets that addresses cultural values and perspectives relative to the topic context and audience.

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 5

Paid Social Media Advertising

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to create a social media advertising campaign for a marketing strategy.

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 5

Presenting Social Media Data

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to present social media campaign content asset data using infographics.

CREDITS 15
    |    LEVEL 6

Industry Project

On successfully completing this course, an ākonga/learner will be able to independently create effective social media content assets that are culturally appropriate to an Aotearoa New Zealand cultural target audience respecting the principles of te ao Māori that address a marketing strategy and buyer persona.

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 Academic, all applicants must meet the following requirements:  

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and
 
b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] or the NZCEL General Level 4) [1882]) qualification; or 
 
c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and
 
d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and
 
e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; OR Have a student visa

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Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment.

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 3 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Level 2 qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR mid B1 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizen or resident; or have Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment.

Fees 2020

Student loans available through Study Link. Check if you are eligible here. 

Fees-Free Study.  

You are only eligible for Fees-Free if you haven’t previously undertaken more than 60 credits (half a year of equivalent full-time tertiary education, 0.5 EFTS) at Level 3 or above on the NZQF – New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

To check if you meet the requirements, visit the New Zealand Government’s Fees-Free website and enter your National Student Number (NSN)

If you do not have an NSN, contact your Student Support Advisor.

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