What you'll learn

Social Media in recent years has proven to be an invaluable tool for Business. Used for promotion, marketing and geo targeting along with a multitude of other business benefits, Social Media is an area that is vastly expanding in business. This cutting edge qualification recognises the rapid growth of Social Media as a business tool and is designed to support learners wishing to enter this new and exciting environment. During this course you will learn and develop skills in:

  • Mobile social media
  • Advertising and promotion using social media
  • Using digital and social media in marketing campaigns
  • Keywords and optimisation
  • Social network management

Ideal if

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but to optimise their chances of success, learners will typically have 5 GCSE grades 9-4, including Maths and English or Diploma in Administration (Business Professional) Level 2 or equivalent. This qualification has been designed for learners age 16-19+.

Information on UCAS points can be found at www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance

What to expect

You will attend 2 days a week at Achievement Training’s City Centre location plus 1 day at a relevant work placement.

At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks. Your tutor will support your throughout the course and you will be provided with a detailed course programme.

What next

On completion you can progress into employment across the business sector, some learners may progress onto Higher Education such as a Foundation Degree in Business Studies.


Age 16- 18 = Funded by the Department for Education

Application for ages 16-18

    Learner Details:

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    Age Range
    16 -1819+24+


    I understand that by submitting this request I am giving my consent for my contact details to be stored and used by Achievement Training in order to process my application and/or any follow-up information that I may subsequently request. This information will be kept for not more than 2 years.

    Thank you for completing the course application form. The details you have given me have been added to the course list which is due to start in September 2020. Next Steps: The course Administrator will contact you soon and arrange for you to come in to the centre which will give you the opportunity to meet the tutor and have a look around the centre. In the meantime, if you have any questions or queries, please give me a ring on 01752 202269 or pop a message to us on our Achievement Training Facebook page. Very best wishes, The admission team


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