Social Media | Beginners

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Adult qualifications and professional Campus: West Durrington Campus

Why this course?

On this course, you will learn how to use different social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube and Linkedln.

You will learn what each platform can be used for and how to create interesting posts that are suited to your audience. Each social media platform displays content differently and you will learn how to create consistent content for each of them.

Whether you wish to use social media for enjoyment or to support your business, you will learn how to monitor how your posts are performing by looking at engagement rates.

The course will also cover a range of practical social media skills including: advertising, hashtags, learning how to stay safe, social media trends, live streaming, how to create a grid (Instagram) and considering colours.

This course is suitable for all abilities.

Tutor: Islay Pickup

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CL0383-1C 02 Feb 2022 West Durrington Wednesdays 19:00 - 21:00 8 weeks £115.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0354-1C 04 May 2022 West Durrington Wednesdays 19:00 - 21:00 8 weeks £115.00 Enrol & Pay

Discounted fees

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

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