Certificate in Digitalisation for SMEs (SPA)A Springboard+, Level 6 Certificate in Digital Media and Marketing. Starting in January 2021 this course will be delivered through blended learning, with practical guidance once a month at the GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar.
This course focuses on using digital technology and digital methods to enhance how small businesses operate.
It includes entry-level business IT applications, digital media skills and digital marketing with social media skills.
There is also a work experience element, for those not working in small businesses.
- Digital Media Skills
- Building your Online presence
- Introduction to Marketing
- Digital Marketing
- The Next Step - Transitioning to Work
- Work Experience
- Have specialised knowledge of the digital and marketing fundamentals required to get a business online.
- Be able to create and edit digital content including image, video & blog.
- Be able to build and manage an online community around your business.
- Be able to establish and maintain an online presence for a business.
- Develop personal digital and transversal skills.
- The minimum entry requirement is Grade O6/H7 or better in five Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics and a minimum of 160 points, or equivalent.
- Alternatively, a Foundation Certificate of any QQI FET Level 5 or 6 award will be recognised as meeting the minimum entry requirement.
- Consideration will be given to mature students (23 years of age or over) that lack the minimum entry requirements. Applicants in this position may be called for an interview.
- Recognition of Prior Learning can be used in accordance with GMIT’s policy.
Other Essential Information:
How to Apply:
Applications are via the springboard website https://springboardcourses.ie
30th November 2020
Unemployed participants continue to receive 100% funding while those in employment will receive 100% funding for programmes at Level 6.
NFQ Level: 6
Category: Springboard/ICT Skills
Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020
Programme Duration: One year