Certified Digital Marketing Professional

Whether you're a complete beginner, business owner or marketing professional looking to upskill, and wish your qualifications to be certified globally, this digital marketing course is perfect for you.

The Digital Marketing Professional Certification is our cornerstone training course and can provide you with an introduction to key digital marketing specialisms; from mobile marketing and social media marketing to Email marketing, PPC marketing and SEO.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional.

Certified Digital Marketing Professional | Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

92% of our graduates say this certification has had a positive impact on their career

Become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional with our cornerstone certification, and you will receive a strong foundation in the core concepts of digital marketing. A Digital Marketing Professional Certification will give you an in-depth understanding of how to effectively strategize and implement powerful digital marketing campaigns that convert. From social media marketing to search marketing, you’ll learn everything you need to excel at your digital marketing career.

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Deadline for enrollment is June 30th

Module Overview

Become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional

Become a certified digital marketing professional

Comprised of digital leaders such as Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, our Syllabus Advisory Council informs and validates our learning content to ensure it is cutting-edge, relevant and technically accurate.

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Study online with the Digital Marketing Institute

Study Time: 30 hrs
Assesssment: 3 hr Multiple Choice Exam
Resources: Video lectures, Practical Exercises, E-learning Manager
€1 700.00
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An exclusive network - and part of your certification - our membership network delivers just-in-time training and continuous professional development, and an exclusive and evolving content library that can be used in your daily work.

  • High-quality templates to boost your employability
  • A career zone with access to the latest industry news
  • A Continuous Professional Development (CPD) area for certified graduates
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Who should take this digital marketing course?

Anyone can apply for the Certified Digital Marketing Professional course.

A background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of this Professional Certification is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level, so you can kick start your digital career. You could be a business owner, a traditional or digital marketing professional, a recent graduate, or simply looking to change your career. 

Upon successful completion of the Certified Digital Marketing Professional course, you will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional.

The only prerequisite is that you have an interest in digital marketing and want to progress your career.

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How much does this digital marketing course cost?

The Certified Digital Marketing Professional course costs to study online. 

This includes all course materials and the examination fee (first attempt only).

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How long is this digital marketing course?

The Certified Digital Marketing Professional course is approximately 30-hours of digital marketing course content.

This professional certification in digital marketing is delivered online. You can access your digital marketing course content wherever and whenever you want.

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How is the digital marketing diploma assessed?

The Certified Digital Marketing Professional course is assessed by one three hour exam; these are administered by our computer-based testing partner, Pearson Vue, via its global network of test centers. 

The exam is split into three sections; candidates need to achieve a minimum of 60% to pass the exam. Your examination fee is included in the price but subsequent re-sits due to failed attempts will incur a fee of approximately €60 or local currency equivalent payable directly to Pearson Vue when you book your repeat attempt.

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Where will my qualification be recognized?

The Digital Marketing Institute is the global certification body for Digital Marketing education. Exclusively designed by practising Digital Marketing professionals, the Professional Certification in Digital Marketing carries the coveted Digital Marketing Institute accreditation and associated brand recognition, which is highly sought after by employers.

Upon successful completion you will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional. 

This digital marketing certification has been credit rated by SQA at Level 8 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). SCQF level 8 corresponds to level 5 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

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What topics are covered in this course?

All aspects of digital marketing are included in this course. From the course overview, you will see that the Professional Digital Marketing Certification course includes the following modules:

- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC, AdWords)
- Social Media Marketing
- Email Marketing
- Digital Display Marketing
- Mobile Marketing
- Digital Marketing Analytics
- Digital Marketing Strategy & Planning

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Is this digital marketing course technical?

No, in the sense that it is not a programming course, and you will not have to learn any coding. This Certified Digital Marketing Professional course focuses on the commercial aspect of online marketing.

The Professional Certification in Digital Marketing is a practical course designed to help you improve your business's online lead generation and customer engagement.

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