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Social Media Awareness

CPD Approved

Social media has changed the way the world interacts with each other, both personally and professionally. In fact, the average internet user spends 145 minutes per day on social media!

Course Description

With that said, there are a number of risks associated with social media usage that both organisations and their employees must be aware of and know how to mitigate.

This short online Social Media Awareness course explores how social media might be used at work, and also when it shouldn’t be used. Additionally, it covers the importance of following an organisation’s policies and procedures surrounding social media usage and why publicly sharing confidential or private information can be extremely damaging.

This Social Media Awareness course isn’t just for those who work in Marketing or Advertising either, it’s for anyone who might use social media within the workplace, for whatever reason.

Target Audience

This Social Media Awareness Training course raises awareness of the risk of using social media and how using these platforms inappropriately can have severe consequences. It touches on social media policies and confidentiality when using social channels. This course can be used by all levels of employees across all industry sectors and provides a printable certificate upon completion.


This online Social Media Awareness course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the risks surrounding social media
  • Understand the importance of following your organisation’s social media policy
  • Understand why you should never publicly share confidential or private information

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Social Media Awareness 1 Defining Social Media 70%
Social Media Awareness 2 Social Media at Work 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


10 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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