Social media apprenticeships


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Say Consultancy alongside Profound Services have 8 places available on our new Social Media Apprenticeship course.
Please get in touch or share this, it is a great opportunity for any employers or students who want to grow and develop their business or careers

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Social media apprenticeships

  1. 1. tell the world Level 3 Apprenticeship in Social Media and Digital Marketing follow us on twitter @profoundtweet like us Benefits of a social media apprenticeship Social Media and Digital marketing are key functions within businesses today. A survey of over 500 companies carried out by eConsultancy and Experian in 2012, found businesses were planning on expanding their digital marketing presence and subsequent departments, but felt the shortage of skilled workers in this area was preventing them from fully harnessing digital media. This advanced apprenticeship will equip the learner with the ability to understand, utilise and develop the skills needed whilst working in social media and digital marketing for business purposes. This programme will be delivered by experienced social media practitioners and support the understanding of what social media is; how it can be utilised and incorporated in the business environment. It will provide learners with a firm foundation in social media and the background and expertise to apply for roles within the social media and digital marketing arena. The apprenticeship allows the learners and employers to explore new ways of communicating and networking within the business at the same time as working towards a qualification that is job related. The qualification This qualification looks at key elements of social media and will develop and build upon the organisation strategy to meet the needs of your company. This apprenticeship will support the learner to identify and use the main social media sites, and build a social media presence that is both effective and measurable. Course highlights On the job training Knowledge workshops to support practical application in the work environment Earning whilst learning Tailored course with a selection of units to choose to meet your individual business needs Able to learn at your own pace and support is provided throughout Transferable skills to other job roles Equivalent of 2 A-level qualifications (L3) Age Grant available of up to £1,500 per apprentice (until March 2014) Duration of the course The Level 3 qualification will last approximately 12–18 months and apprentices will require a minimum of 3 hours a week to work towards their assignments and theory based work.
  2. 2. To register for the course please contact us on 0191 587 4570 or email These units listed below tend to be the most popular within the social media apprenticeship. Unit City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Social Media for Business Mandatory Optional 301 Principles of Social Media within a business M 302 Principles of keywords and optimisation M 303 Social Networking Management for a business M 304 Using Collaborative technologies M 201 Use digital and social media in marketing campaigns O 306 Creating an optimising content for the web O 307 Principles of mobile social media for a business O 308 Principles of social media advertising and promotion O 310 Communicate using digital marketing/sales channels O LEVEL3