Certificate in Marketing (Level 3)
Course Level Level 3
Awarding Body ABC AWARDS
Study Method Distance Learning
Course Duration 200 Recommended Study Hours
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 75.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 310
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Pay in Instalments
£ 85 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 25 / Month
Total Fee: £ 385
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Marketing Certificate Online.

Successful marketing has the potential to propel any business of any size to spectacular success, practically overnight. To strike the right chord with a target audience is to build a brand of respect, authority and value – success following somewhat naturally.  By contrast, even a modest marketing misfire can have catastrophic consequences.  In an era where competition has never been more ferocious, quality of marketing often determines which brands excel and which struggle to survive. In the eyes of business leaders, the skills of the elite marketing professional are both priceless and in increasingly short supply.

This insightful marketing course online, has been designed for those looking to advance existing careers, or step into an entry-level marketing role for the first time.  With no specific knowledge or prior experience required, six fascinating modules outline the duties, responsibilities and value of the modern marketing manager.  Along with a comprehensive outline of corporate marketing mechanics, candidates are provided with a detailed breakdown of professional marketing plans and the marketing mix.  Course content of this marketing certificate online, covers the identifying and satisfying of a target market’s needs, the importance of powerful promotion and an exploration of market segmentation.

Ultimately, successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue roles with established marketing agencies or businesses.

This marketing online course,  is delivered over six in-depth modules:

Module 1 – Introduction to Marketing

The course begins by providing candidates with a broad overview of marketing from a contemporary corporate perspective.  Along with investigating the value and importance of marketing in general, candidates explore the primary elements of the marketing mix and the various roles/duties of the professional marketing manager.

Module 2 – Marketing Environment

Course content in Module 2 guides candidates through the marketing environment.  Candidates study the way in which marketing does not take place in a vacuum and can be influenced by a wide variety of factors, while discussing the specifics of Micro, Macro and Internal marketing in a business context.

Module 3 – Market Segmentation

A discussion of market segmentation follows in the third module, helping candidates build a better understanding of the different market types and the key characteristics of each.  Additional subtopics discussed include how to segment a market and why doing so can be beneficial as a marketing manager.

Module 4 – Consumer Behaviour

The importance of both understanding and analysing consumer behaviour represents the primary theme throughout Module 4.  Candidates explore a variety of customer types and their respective characteristics, how consumer behaviour is influenced by various factors, what can be learned by intensively analysing audience buying processes and more.

Module 5 – Developing a Marketing Plan

Course Module 5 provides candidates with a detailed breakdown of the contemporary business marketing plan, investigating each of its most important elements in-depth.  Additional subtopics introduced include product innovation value, the power and influence of consumer feedback, planning/implementing marketing audits and the consequences of poor marketing planning.

Module 6 – Promotion Mix

The closing course module centres on the promotion mix, guiding candidates through the value of promotion as a marketing tool/strategy and a series of associated challenges.  Candidates discover how to use promotion effectively, in conjunction with all other key elements of the professional marketing mix.

Payment Option

Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £85

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3  against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government.  They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF).  It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?

All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.

Q. When can I start the course?

You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.

Q. What is the enrolment process?

Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.

Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?

Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.

Q. How long does it take to complete the course?

This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.

Q. Will I get tutor support?

Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.

Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?

Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.

Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?

No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.

Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?

All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.

Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?

College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.

Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?

All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.

Q. What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.

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