Start your own business: Introduction to Digital Promotion
The intent of this qualification course is to introduce you to how digital promotion can be used to support new and aspiring businesses.
You will learn about types of digital promotion, how social media can support your business and the importance of online reputation management.
Upon successful completion of this qualification you will be awarded a 'Level 2 Award in Digital Promotion for Business' through NCFE.
B1: £207.08 (In London Resident)
B2: £143.26 (London Concessionary)
B3: £0.00 (Concessionary)
B4: £301.95 (Out of London Resident)
Prosp User 2
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Investigate and apply a range of digital promotional activities
- Research how to use social media channels to engage with different audiences and create your own online identity
- Understand the importance of online reputation management and appropriate actions that businesses may take.
Prosp User 3
Your tutor will assess your learning throughout the course through observations, question and answer, tasks and exercises. You will also complete work independently outside of your scheduled class time.
You will record your progress through your Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and your tutor will provide you with ongoing feedback to support you.
This is a qualification course, throughout the course you will create a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your achievement of the criteria required.
Prosp User 4
Before enrolling you on this course, you will need to complete an initial assessment to ensure that this is the correct level for you.
You will need:
- Level 1 English skills
- Level 1 Digital Skills
If you don’t yet meet the pre-course requirements, we may recommend other courses which will support you to progress and achieve your goal.
This course is designed for new and aspiring business owners.
Prosp User 5
This course will include blended learning, so you should expect to attend some sessions online and some in a centre, you will be given further details during your first session. You will receive an induction to online learning at the beginning of your course and your tutor will work with you to develop the skills you need to successfully learn online. Additional support will also be available to you, if required. In order to take part you will need to have access to the internet and a laptop or personal computer. You will be able to book computer access in centres if you don’t have a computer and/or internet access at home or may be able to borrow a device through our Loan and Learn Scheme (subject to availability). Prosp User 14
You will need a notepad, pen, and a memory stick at a cost of approximately £5. Please do not purchase any items before the first session.
Yes. If you think you might need some additional support with your learning, please ask your tutor or the centre staff for more information about our learning support offer.
Prosp User 6
You could progress to:
- Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
- Another Start your own Business course.
Prosp User 7
This course is designed to develop skills to aid in self-employment
Prosp User 8
We welcome views from our learners in a number of ways. You can give your views through your ILP, course evaluation forms, on-line questionnaires and our Compliments, Comments and Complaints forms which can be found in Centre offices. You may also choose to become a course representative for your class, which your tutor will discuss with the class at the start of your course.
Prosp User 9
We want you to enjoy your learning experience and feel safe, equal and respected while you are learning with us. If you have any concerns about any of these things please report it to a member of staff.
Prosp User 10
To apply, you will first need to attend an initial assessment session, please see our website or contact a centre for details of upcoming dates.
You will be able to pay by cash, card or cheque (made payable to London Borough of Hillingdon).
Prosp User 11
09:30 - 15:00
9 weeks