Best Social Media Course For You

September 7, 2015

Best social media course to make you a beautiful success!

Many students come to us asking whether they feel undertaking a social media course will be beneficial to them. Some have been working in the marketing industry for many years, others are just about to launch a new business, and then there are some who have newly graduated from university and need practical learning to help the cut through the competitive job market. At Social Media College, we guarantee that no matter what stage of life you are in, undertaking a social media course will greatly benefit your business and personal brand.

The question is then, which social media course is best for you? At Social Media College we have two courses available that have been designed to cater to all.

Social Media Intensive (short course)

4 to 8 weeks (depending on your timeframe)
$970 outright, with monthly payment plans also available
Suitable for those students who want to learn all about social media and digital marketing quickly and efficiently, and put their learnings to practise immediately for guaranteed results

The Social Media Marketing Intensive is a short, sharp and succinct 8 week course (with the ability to fast track) on social media marketing. Here you will learn all of the mainstream and niche social media platforms and blogging strategies, and have the opportunity to learn more about email marketing, search engine optimisation and measurement.

The Social Media Intensive program has been designed for those who want to learn all about social media marketing, however do not require the full Diploma qualification. The Social Media Intensive comprises of 8 modules, each module has one examination which are aimed at assessing your knowledge and skills, and provide you with all of the resources and tools to execute a highly successful social media marketing strategy. There is only one examination per module which means there is less hands-on study time required.

The learning is immediately applicable to your brand, whereby you will select your brand prior to commencing the course, and develop the social media marketing strategy for that brand as you move through the course. As you run through each module, you will have a professional real-life tutor guiding you through, assessing your social media strategies, and giving you all of the necessary feedback to ensure that you learn all the skills necessary to become a specialist in social media marketing.

Diploma of Social Media

6 months (with the ability to fast track)
$7,495 outright, with monthly payment plans also available
Suitable for those students who want to learn all there is to know about social media and digital marketing, and have a qualification to go with it!

The Diploma of Social Media is the market-leading social media education and qualification available today. Whilst the course is not nationally accredited, the content has been written by three of the world’s top social media experts, incorporating their real life case studies and experiences. Why is this important? Because it means you learn from people who have proven themselves in social media and have passion for helping you learn it too.

Additionally, you’re assigned a real-life tutor who also has social media experience. They help guide and shape your learning from start to finish. You’ll also love Social Media College’s learning management software, designed for ease of use and interactivity, with access possible from any desktop or mobile device.

The course covers the major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ and YouTube), niche platforms (WhatsApp, Vimeo, Vine, Snapchat and Medium), as well as blogging, content and email marketing, and search engine optimisation (SEO and SEM).

You’ll be asked to develop a social media marketing strategy and implementation plan as you work your way through the course, so it’s also very practical and useful in the real world. You also have access to a huge library of social media tools and templates to download and use throughout your career.

If you are still unsure about which social media course is best for you, book in a free consultation with one of our career consultants today.

About the author 

Jonathon Tanner

Jonathon Tanner is the Co-CEO of Social Media College, Australia's leading educator and trainer for social media.

He co-authored the Diploma of Social Media Marketing, the world's first and only Australian Government recognised course in social media marketing, delivered by 25 leading colleges and TAFEs across Australia, and articulating into several Bachelor programs at Australian Universities.

His deep expertise in social media spans content marketing, social media strategy, 15 different social media networks, paid social advertising, personal branding, email marketing, and social media conversion.

Jonathon has also co-founded several other businesses, as well as spending 12 years as a management consultant specialising in mergers & acquisitions for private equity firms, growth strategy, and operational improvement.

Jonathon holds a combined Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.

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