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Certified Digital Specialist: Social Media Marketing Course


Regardless of your current level of expertise, becoming a Certified Digital Marketing Specialist in Social Media will equip you with in-depth knowledge to successfully plan, implement and measure a social media strategy. The course weaves thought leadership with practical skills, so that you can develop actionable strategies, boost brand awareness and achieve social media success. You will also learn current trends and best practice in social media marketing to ensure you gain the edge.

The Certified Digital Marketing Specialist in Social Media course combines leading global content from DMI and local expert tutor support from iQA to provide you with an exceptional learning experience. Delivered 100% online.

Courses details

Course modules:
  • Social Research
  • Content Creation
  • Content Outreach
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Social Apps
  • Social Video
  • Marketing automation
  • Strategy and Planning

  • Part-time study: 30 lecture hours
  • 6-12 months

Entry requirements:
  • Grade 12
  • Computer/Laptop
  • Email account
  • Internet access
  • A web browser (latest version) e.g. Chrome, Firefox/Internet Explorer

Course fee:

The fees include all study material – there are no hidden costs

Special SAVE R7,990

Total Course Cost: R12,000 (R19,990)

Monthly Payments Options

  • Registration fee: R5,990
  • Debit order: R1,001.67 x 6 months

Full Payment

  • Now R12,000
  • Direct Deposit, EFT, Ozow (iPay), Credit or Debit Card (PayGate), Karri

*Please note that for Standard Bank customers we are an authorised beneficiary

Documentation required:

South African citizens:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of highest school qualification

Non-South African citizens:

  • Certified copy of passport
  • Certified copy of study permit


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