Marketing Assistant Diploma

This Diploma has been developed to give you the skills you need to work in a specialist marketing or PR agency, in-house for a company with its own marketing department or take on marketing and PR responsibilities.

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Our Marketing Assistant Diploma has been developed to give you the skills you need to work in a specialist marketing or PR agency, in-house for a company with its own marketing department or take on marketing and PR responsibilities.

 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 200 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

200 hours or 8 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

The practical skills employers are seeking

The world of marketing is highly competitive and the number of applicants looking to break through in to this fast moving industry is always high. So if you want to stand out and get the job, you’ll have to prove you’ve got the practical skills and knowledge required. 

Every business needs loyal customers to buy or use their services in order to succeed. Therefore so the role of marketing is to strategically develop the most engaging propositions and the right method of communication to generate a response. Our Marketing Assistant Diploma has been developed to give you the skills you need to work in a specialist marketing agency, in-house for a company with its own marketing department or take on marketing responsibilities. You’ll learn about product life cycles, marketing plans, using social networks as a marketing tool, and mobile marketing along with great keyboard skills, effective business communication and how to master the widely used Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

What will you get in return?

A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Businesses throughout the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Marketing Assistant Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a highly valued, well paid job that requires marketing and PR skills.

 

 

Aims and Objectives

Get a great job and succeed

Our Marketing Assistant Diploma is designed to give you a broad understanding of the principles involved in each area, along with superior IT skills to take on even the most challenging of tasks.

Courses Included

There are twelve core courses. In addition to the courses shown below you can also choose any four of the following social media courses: - Social Media Strategy, LinkedIn, SEO, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Video, Blogging, Pinterest or Instagram, all with a business focus. 

Marketing Essentials

Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market a company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products.

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. 

alternative Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we'll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

PowerPoint

Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. Flexible to study, you can choose the version of Microsoft Office you wish to study on; either 2013 or 2010. 

Photoshop CC

Photoshop is a popular image editing application to create and manipulate images for the web and for print. This is a fully flexible self-study programme which looks at the CC version.

alternative InDesign CC

If you want to embark on a career as a Graphic Designer or Art Director, InDesign is a publishing program you’ll need to learn how to master. This course teaches the Creative Cloud version.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Once you've gained a Marketing Assistant role further training and on-the-job experience will help you work towards a Marketing Manager, Group Marketing Manager or Head of Marketing type job. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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