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Specialist Professional Diploma in Social Media Marketing - Classroom


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This 5-day course will teach you everything you need to know to become an expert social media marketer. It follows the syllabus carefully developed by the DMI, which is updated multiple times a year to reflect current standards & is taught by expert practitioners.

Through dynamic lectures and case studies, social media experts will take you through the latest techniques for content creation and outreach across all of the core social networks, giving you practical knowledge of how to create the best practice paid and organic social media campaigns yourself.

Gain a Specialist Professional Diploma in Social Media Marketing, with the Digital Marketing Institute. Enrol today! 

Available delivery methods for this course




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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Exam: Available
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Including Accredited Online Course

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Who is this Social Media Marketing Classroom Course for?

This course is suitable for any level of skill or experience, as long as you're passionate about using social media for business! 

Do you recognize yourself as one of the following personas?

  1. You're already working in social media, but you'd like to widen your skillset and potentially even gain a globally recognized certificate to prove your skills. Doing this course will enable you to deliver more value for your business as of day 1!
  2. You want to get into social media marketing as a career, but don't know where to start. You've never promoted a business on Facebook, but you know a thing or two about technology? Then this is the course for you - by the end of it, you're ready to start applying for entry-level jobs and wow them with your skills.
  3. You're a social media consultant in the early stages of your career, and clients regularly ask you to prove your value to their business. This course with the exam gives you a globally recognized certificate to calm your clients' down while at the same time, giving you the tools to expand your knowledge and provide even more services.

Not sure if social media is the right path for you?
Try our £50 Level 1 Certificate in Digital Marketing with modules on SEO, PPC & Social or try our free quiz to test your knowledge!

You can also view our other specialised courses around Search Marketing or Digital Strategy & Planning.

What is included in this Social Media Classroom Course?

  • A Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00, classroom-based course with a small class-size;
    We aim for 8 students per course, but the class is capped at 16
  • An experienced and DMI accredited trainer who doesn't just teach, but it also an active practitioner of Social Media Marketing
  • Practical exercises during the 5 days to verify you've understood the material
  • 6 months access to the online version of the course, with 30 hours of training, mock exams, practical exercises & quizzes
  • 6 months of tutor support to help you with any course related questions
  • 12 months of DMI membership

What's not included?

  • The exam - however, you can purchase it at an additional cost of £595.
    You have to take the exam within 24 weeks from completion of the course and have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass.
    The 2nd and 3rd exam resits will incur a fee of approximately £55 payable directly to the exam center.
  • A laptop - please bring your own laptop to take notes, research and do the practical exercises.
    It doesn't have to be powerful but needs to be able to connect to the WiFi.

Why take this Social Media Marketing Classroom Course with e-Careers?

Since 2011, e-Careers has helped over 500,000 learners from over 50 countries improve their education.

Now, we have a heavy focus on closing the digital skills gap, in particular, Digital Marketing & Cyber Security.

We want to equip you to tackle the Social Media Marketing problems of tomorrow, which is why we provide:

  • Expert-led classroom courses
  • Access to the online course materials taught during the 5-day class
  • Tutor support

Our Trustpilot rating right now is 5 stars, with a TrustScore of 9.1 out of 10, over 5,500 reviews - and we get new reviews every day!

What is the syllabus for this Social Media Marketing Classroom Course?

The Certified Digital Marketing Specialist in Social Media Marketing program focuses on the planning, implementation and measurement of your social media marketing strategy. The titles of the ten modules are:

Module 1 - Social Research

Module 2 - Content Creation

Module 3 - Content Outreach

Module 4 - Facebook

Module 5 - Twitter

Module 6 - LinkedIn

Module 7 - Social Apps

Module 8 - Social Video

Module 9 - Marketing Automation

Module 10 - Strategy & Planning

What is included in the DMI Membership?

This 5-day Social Media Marketing course doesn't just come with the online training, but also includes 12 months of DMI Membership.

Membership provides an ongoing relationship that delivers just-in-time training and continuous professional development, and an evolving content library that you can use in your daily work.

Membership is about staying connected. Connected to trends in the industry. Connected to experts who can bring unique insights to your work. Connected to thousands of fellow digital alumni around the globe. Connected to opportunities within this network.

Your digital career is evolving every day. 
So will your membership of the Digital Marketing Institute. 
You define your career path.

We’ll support the journey.

We’re trusted by

Individuals, small businesses and large corporations who have used e-Careers since 2001. Here are some names you’ll recognise:

Saatchi & Saatchi
American Express

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