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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 2 sections

  1. 1 Defining Social Media
  2. 2 Social Media at Work
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Section 1: Defining Social Media

The opening section of this training course looks at the term "social media" and analyses what it covers, it's risks, and it's benefits.fi

Section 2: Social Media at Work

The final section of this training course looks at how social media can be used in the workplace, including best practices for using it safely.

About this course

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!

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.

Elena Pitsiaeli, a presenter of Social Media Awareness Training

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Elena Pitsiaeli

The importance of Social Media Awareness Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Social Media Awareness Training certificate

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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Social Media Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Social Media Awareness Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Social Media Awareness Training certificate

57 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5
content was a bit general

freshen up with anecdotal stories about the risks


This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars

Great resource***

Easy to navigate around, and straight forward to use.


It talks about things that you do anyway without thinking, but this just reinforces it to the front of your mind.

Excellent course

Very in depth training package with good links to further information if required, throughout the presentation.

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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

Common sense


Why is this training important?

Business benefits

Social media is often depicted as a pass time to be enjoyed outside of working hours, but in the modern workplace social media usage is ever increasing. Many professionals are divided on whether social media in the workplace is helpful or harmful, but the fact is that social media is here to stay and its usage will likely continue to increase.

With that said, those using social media must be aware of the implications of using these platforms inproperly.

Providing employees with awareness training, as well as appropriate policies and procedures, will help to ensure that social media usage is safe.

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