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Social Media for Business (IT Users) Level 1 at Kendal College

Course description

This course is designed to give you the understanding and basics of modern social media practices for business. During the course you will create a basic website on WordPress, a Facebook business page, a twitter account, and a google+ account.  You will also be given an awareness of other social media channels available for use, and how they would be appropriate for different types of business.

Course content

You will learn how to create accounts on social media, how to work with a content management system (WordPress CMS), how to link channels together to be more time effective when engaging with social media, basic image editing, and an effective use of mobile devices within your business for social media. How to communicate effectively on Social Media.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.


The course is assessed by an online portfolio of evidence that is gathered during the duration of the course whilst in lesson and as homework.

Future opportunities

Jobs within any small business that require an employee to engage with social media as a portion of their daily routine.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2016
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