This qualification has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and understanding required to understand how social media is used in a business environment.
By looking at the principles of social media within a business, students will understand the benefits of social media as part of a marketing strategy and the use of social media in product placement and marketing.
Students should be working at level 2 as a minimum.
What You'll Learn
During this course, you will learn about the following topics:
1. Knowledge and understanding required to understand how social media is used in a business environment;
2. Students will understand the benefits of social media as part of a marketing strategy and the use of social media in product placement and marketing.
3. Know about the different skills and qualities that can be developed to become successful;
4. Know how to apply a range of different techniques to support successful outcomes.
You will need GCSEs at grade 4/C or above which should include English or maths. You will also need to provide one academic reference from your most recent place of education.
How you will be assessed
You will show that you have factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge and understanding of this subject or field of work to complete tasks that while well-defined, may be complex and non-routine, can interpret and evaluate relevant information and ideas.
During this course, assessments and assignments will be in place to assess your understanding.
Total Fees: £450.00
This is a self-funded course which costs £450.
You may be eligible for a student loan or support, please see the welfare section on our website for more information.
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
On successful completion, students may progress onto qualifications in related subjects at the same or a higher level, including the Open College Network West Midlands level 3 Award or Certificate in the Principles of Marketing.
Alternatively, you may choose to progress directly into employment or an apprenticeship or even start your own business. You will also gain transferable knowledge, understanding, and skills that give you an advantage in applying for a range of other courses available at Leicester College.
What Happens Next
Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to come into College if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements
for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study. For enrol and pay courses: Once you have decided to take the course, you need to
fill in a short student details form online and pay the course fee. Once you have done this, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment and payment.