Social Media for the Creative Industry

This course will be delivered online.

This one-day course is aimed at creatives seeking to increase awareness for their work using social media. The course aims to give you an understanding of social media and how it can be used to promote your work. By the end of the course you will have created a fully-fledged Social Media strategy

Course Content

This course is made up of three sections covering:

Principles of social media
• How social media fits in to the objectives of what you are aiming to achieve as a creative
• How to select the right tools
• How to measure their effectiveness

Social networking management
• Using social media management tools
• Classifying and targeting your audience.

Keywords and Optimisation
• Understanding search engine optimisation
• Understanding social media optimisation
• Planning and implementation of SEO

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

None, other than a basic understanding of computers and the internet. Having a current website will also help.

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email or drop in to our main reception area.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.