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Advanced Apprenticeship in Social Media and Digital Marketing at North Notts College (NNC)

Course description

About this Course

In the world we now live in, everything we touch is digital, information we receive is digital, it is no surprise that digital marketing and social media for business has become massive. 

The use of digital media is to attract and engage with current and potential customers, for example online advertising, email marketing, social media campaigns, and search engine optimisation.

Course content

What will I study?

  • Social media advertising and promotion
  • Principles of social media within a business
  • Mobile social media for a business
  • Website creation and optimisation
  • Social media marketing within a business
  • Images, video and website software
  • Competence and knowledge aspects, with pathways including IT, marketing and a generic pathway
  • You will also be require to study maths and English where a GCSE C grade has not been achieved

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

  • Four GCSEs grade C and above (preferably English and maths)
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit or above
  • An Intermediate Apprenticeship


How will I be assessed?

Your course assessments may include:

  • Assessments in your workplace
  • Coursework

Financial information

You will be paid a minimum of the nationally-set Apprenticeship wage. Visit for details.

North Notts College also has a number of funds which are there to help support you if you find yourself in financial difficulties that are affecting your attendance at college or your studies.

Future opportunities

What can I progress to?


  • You could study with Rotherham College on the BA(Hons) in Media and Photography or the Foundation Degree in Computing


  • By undertaking this course you could progress into careers in areas such as social media and digital marketing starting at a junior level

Further information

Why study here?

  • Industry-standard software and equipment
  • Professional and industry practiced teaching staff
  • Enhanced employability skills
  • You will work with employers to gain hands-on experience in the marketing profession and earn a salary while you learn

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 24 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Course code: FRW21L3-12
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Student Services
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01909 504500
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