Course Overview

Social networking sites are a great way for staying in touch with friends, relatives and reconnecting with old friends from the past. This course provides an introduction to some of the top current social network sites including Facebook and Twitter. The course will help you to set up your own social media accounts and support you to start and remain safe on them.

The course will cover:

  • What social networking is
  • What the differences are between different social media sites
  • Setting up Facebook & Twitter and other accounts
  • How to stay safe online

This course is designed for anyone wanting to be introduced to social media platforms, from setting up an account, to using the advanced privacy settings on these sites to stay safe online.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment, but learners will be tracked by the teacher and on successful observation of completing certain practical skills, they will receive a College certificate. 

Progression Options

Progression options can include a range of other part time courses.

Course Summary

Course Title Using Social Media
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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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