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Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Social Media Courses

Social Media is here to stay - learn how to effectively use multiple social media platforms in your marketing, and find your voice.

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Why learn social media marketing?

As more brands move online, social media marketing becomes a critical ‘always on’ tool for building brand awareness, increasing sales and driving traffic to company websites.

In fact, more than 60% of companies use social media marketing today as part of their business strategy, with numbers expected to grow year-on-year.

How to get into social media marketing

While you may use social media for personal use, employers traditionally look for social media-related degrees from applicants.

If you do not have a social media degree, accredited courses in social media marketing are just as helpful for gaining entry to the sector. For instance, a Pitman Training social media marketing course provides trainees with a qualification formally recognised by employers.

Why choose a Pitman Training social media marketing course?

  • Pitman Training has long been regarded as one of the world’s top training facilities. A Pitman Training social media marketing course provides the competitive edge employers seek.
  • Our range of social media courses covers everything from the basics of using Instagram and LinkedIn to the ins and outs of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business. Learning social media marketing often pairs well with marketing and business management courses.
  • Our social media training centers can be found across the UK, with courses running all year long. If that isn’t convenient, there are online social media courses, too, if you would prefer to learn social media marketing at home.
  • Our course advisors are on hand at your local Pitman Training Centre to provide support throughout your course.
  • All our Pitman social media marketing courses are CPD-accredited. This means you receive valuable CPD points that are highly regarded among employers
  • You can choose to take on social media marketing training courses anytime you like. Whether it is full-time or part-time, you enjoy a flexible schedule that fits your timetable.

Careers in social media marketing

  • The average salary for a social media marketer is ~£24k, with an entry level salary of ~£19k. For a management position, this can rise to ~£30k.
  • Many companies with an online presence can benefit from social media marketing. This means graduates can explore numerous industries with their social media marketing skills.
  • Pitman Training courses give candidates the chance to learn social media marketing as an enhancement to their current role. Executive assistants, personal assistants and event management all benefit from a working knowledge of social media platforms.

Social media marketing courses available

With Pitman Training, you can study a wide range of respected social media courses, diplomas and awards.

Our social media for business diploma, for example, covers all the essentials of social media platforms, including strategy, communication and advertising.

If you are looking to improve your chances of working across B2B industries, there is our blogging for business course; a specialised course that can be used to enhance your existing social media knowledge.

Whichever social media marketing course you choose, whether online or in-centre, our experienced course advisors are with you every step of the way. Just get in touch for a free, friendly career consultation with the training experts.

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