Developing your digital skills to use social media

Digital Skills Enhancement Programme

This 1 day programme will offer you the knowledge and skills to safely and confidently develop your use of various social media applications to enhance personal and professional development and find new approaches to teaching and learning.

Pricing options

SET member: £85.00

Non-SET member: £100.00

This is a subsidised rate for providers that receive funding from the SFA. For providers not receiving funding the full cost is £150.00

There are 2 options available to host an event:

  • Self-delivery: we train 2 members of your staff to deliver the programme in your setting.
  • External delivery: we deliver the training with one of our experienced consultants.

Hosting costs £600.00 for 8 or more delegates. If you choose self-delivery you will be eligible for an £400 rebate subject to successful completion of the course.

To enquire about hosting, complete this form or call 020 8253 8238.

If you opt for self-delivery, training staff must be validated as suitably experienced and attend free training to deliver the programme. All materials are provided. Hosts must accommodate external delegates.

If you wish to have a course delivered for your staff only please call 020 8253 8238 as different pricing applies.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for FE staff who may be aware of social media, but are not experienced in its use and need to build knowledge and confidence. 


    You will have the knowledge and the confidence to:
    • Create your own Twitter account and use it with confidence
    • Understand how to use Facebook and LinkedIn effectively - getting registered, making connections and working with groups
    • Use a range of digital tools to gather and share online media including Pocket, Padlet, Youtube and Pinterest

    Length of the course

    This is a 1 day workshop.

    Course Content

    • Introduction to social media
    • Getting to grips with Twitter
    • Using Facebook and LinkedIn
    • Social media for gathering and sharing

    Contact us

    If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

    If you have any questions, please contact:

    T: 0800 0 831 830