If you are new to digital marketing, or marketing at all, then the Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing could be the right qualification for you. This is an entry-level course and can be completed in just six months. It will qualify you as a certified digital marketer and will enable you to progress to the Level 4 CIM Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing.

This qualification will give you an introduction to both marketing and digital marketing, as well as the role it plays within an organisation. You will gain an understanding of marketing terminology and concepts as well as key digital communications tools.

The Level 3 Foundation also carries UCAS points, with up to 24 points available depending on the grade you achieve.

Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing
From £550 +VAT

Study Options and Start Dates

The Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing modules can be studied in any order. If you choose Face to Face Learning or Virtual Learning, there are various start times throughout the year. If you wish to study via Distance Learning, you can start at any time.

Next Virtual Class start date: w/c 15th July
Next Face to Face Class start date: TBC September

What’s Included

Up to 3 years of support to complete your course

Free masterclass and Project Management course 

Interest-free payment options

Mock exam and revision sessions

Unlimited support access and personal tutor support

What’s Involved

To gain the Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing qualification, you will need to complete two modules.

Marketing Principles (mandatory module)

This mandatory module is shared across both the Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing and the Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing. You will gain an understanding of the basic theory and practice of marketing, including consumer behaviour, the marketing environment, and the marketing mix.

It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, which can be sat online. For students wishing to take their exam outside of the UK, there may be an additional charge.

Digital Fundamentals (elective module)

This assignment-based module will provide you with a practical understanding of the core concepts of digital marketing. You will learn about the impact of digital technology on consumers as well as how digital tools and content can be successfully used by brands to communicate with their customers.

Download The Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing Syllabus

Distance Learning
From £550 +VAT with 3 years of support

Virtual Classes
From £825 +VAT with 3 years of support

Face to Face
From £970 +VAT with 3 years of support

We provide payment plans to suit most students.

Please note: Prices do not include your CIM membership or assessment fees.

There are no formal entry requirements for undertaking this qualification.

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