Certificate in Marketing with Social Media Skills (WEXFORD)

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW_BXMSA_U)
Key Programme Details
Award

Special Purpose

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Faculty of Lifelong Learning

General Information
Contact

Joanne Kenny

Email

springboardwexford@itcarlow.ie

Phone

053 9185809

Address

Wexford Campus (IT Carlow)
Summerhill Road
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Y35 KA07

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

27/08/2021

Start Date

21/09/2021

End Date

15/06/2022

About this Course

This programme aims to provide students with the business, marketing and digital media skills and knowledge needed to enter this industry. The blend of theory in class room setting and practical skills in an industry will provide students with an excellent theory basis and also enable them to build a unique online portfolio during the course of their study. From its outset, this course will utilise a practical approach introducing students to the latest tools and techniques for creatively engaging in social media marketing while simulating real world scenarios. These industry-related projects will develop their communication and technical skills enabling them to successfully work within a digital media and marketing setting.

This Certificate will be attractive to graduates of all disciplines and of none. With the significant collaborations established with industry during the development of the programme The content was agreed as follows;
Communications & Customer Services
Marketing
Online Marketing Plan and Web Practice
Selling Techniques and Sales Skills
Placement/Industry Project - 20 credits (1/3 of programme)
The lengthy placement will prove beneficial to the agencies and to the students. Typical jobs for graduates should include communications & customer services, Marketing for Social Media etc.

Entry Requirements

Institute of Technology Carlow requirements for level 6 programmes. If a candidate is under the age of 23, they will need a full QQI level 5 award of 5 passes in the Leaving Certificate. Candidates over the age of 23 will be regarded as mature students and may have to attend an interview for a place. Where applicable students may seek to apply through the Institute RPL route for admission.

Long Description

This programme aims to provide students with the business, marketing and digital media skills and knowledge needed to enter this industry. The blend of theory in class room setting and practical skills in an industry will provide students with an excellent theory basis and also enable them to build a unique online portfolio during the course of their study. From its outset, this course will utilise a practical approach introducing students to the latest tools and techniques for creatively engaging in social media marketing while simulating real world scenarios. These industry-related projects will develop their communication and technical skills enabling them to successfully work within a digital media and marketing setting.

This programme aims to provide students with the business, marketing and digital media skills and knowledge needed to enter this industry. The blend of theory in class room setting and practical skills in an industry will provide students with an excellent theory basis and also enable them to build a unique online portfolio during the course of their study. From its outset, this course will utilise a practical approach introducing students to the latest tools and techniques for creatively engaging in social media marketing while simulating real world scenarios. These industry-related projects will develop their communication and technical skills enabling them to successfully work within a digital media and marketing setting.

This Certificate will be attractive to graduates of all disciplines and of none. With the significant collaborations established with industry during the development of the programme The content was agreed as follows;
Communications & Customer Services
Marketing
Online Marketing Plan and Web Practice
Selling Techniques and Sales Skills
Placement/Industry Project - 20 credits (1/3 of programme)
The lengthy placement will prove beneficial to the agencies and to the students. Typical jobs for graduates should include communications & customer services, Marketing for Social Media etc.

Timetable Info

https://www.itcarlow.ie/study/lifelong-learning/class-timetables.htm

Delivery Location

Wexford Campus (IT Carlow)
Summerhill Road
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Y35 KA07

Delivery Notes

Online Delivery

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Joanne Kenny

Phone

059 9175809

Email

springboardwexford@itcarlow.ie

Application Procedures

Please see instructions here https://springboardcourses.ie/howToApply

In order to complete your application you MUST submit the following documentation
1. EU citizens – a scanned copy of your Passport OR Driving license OR Birth Certificate
Non-EU citizens - a scanned copy of your Passport with a copy of your Stamp 4 visa. Applicants on a Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM must be in possession of the Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM for 3 of the last 5 years
2. A copy of your highest qualification.
3. An up-to-date CV detailing education and work history to date.
4. Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) payslip OR Revenue Office Letter OR letter from your employer confirming your employment. Salary details and other personal information can be redacted and hidden.
5. Self-Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) letter from your Accountant confirming that you are self-employed OR payslip OR letter from Revenue
6. Unemployed Applicants : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of eligible DEASP payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of eligible DEASP payment.
7. Applicants in receipt of Covid 19 PUP Payment : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of the Covid PUP Payment OR a copy of a bank statement showing the Covid 19 PUP Payment (other personal information can be redacted and hidden).
8. Returners : Applicants must swear a declaration (recently dated within the last three months) before a Commissioner for attesting to their status. The Returner Declaration form can be downloaded from the Springboard website : https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

Media

Please see more details about this programme in the IT Carlow Springboard prospectus here;

https://www.itcarlow.ie/public/userfiles/files/ITCarlow-Springboard-Prospectus-2021-2022.pdf