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Apprenticeship - Social Media and Digital Marketing Level 3

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Work-Based Learning
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    Level 3 Social Media for Business: 15 - 18 months

    Level 3 Digital Marketing: 15 - 18 months

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Apprenticeship - Social Media and Digital Marketing Level 3


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Course Description

The growth in Social Media and Digital Marketing provides an opportunity to attract new staff in to the industry, and utilise and upskill existing staff with the knowledge and experience to undertake social media and digital marketing roles to increase productivity and efficiency.

Digital Marketing Level 3

The digital marketing route has a business focus within the mandatory units, allowing candidates to gain an understanding of business functions, sales funnels, customer journeys and sector definitions. The optional units are tailored to the candidates and can include; brand development, content marketing, email marketing, creating copy text for digital media, image editing software and principles of social media within a business (and much more).

Social Media for Business Level 3

The social media route has a focus on managing and maintaining a social media network, assessing and minimising risks to your online presence, understanding keywords and Search Engine Optimisation as well as understanding social media advertising and promotion .

Entry Criteria

  • No formal qualifications are required, but experience in IT is desirable
  • Apprentices must have an employer or mentor who has relevant knowledge in the subject area and can offer on the job training.

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


  • Level 3 is undertaken in the workplace with potentially some attendance to college-based sessions to complete theory tasks and tests (if required).


  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work-based observations
  • Theory-based tasks and tests


On completion of level 3, you can progress to a Higher Apprenticeship.

Other details

Course type: Apprenticeships

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Business and Management
  • IT and Media

Business and Management

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Business and Management

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IT and Media

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