Social Media Training Course

Duration :1 DayCost: From £265
Venues :Manchester, Leeds & Liverpool


Social Media Training in Manchester, Leeds & Liverpool

This one day course covers the essentials of building and executing an effective social media strategy for people wanting to take advantage of the power of Social Media to promote their company or organisation or blogs.

Social Media Course Introduction

We will show you how to create a great presence, how to build a large but targeted following and how to engage this following.

We will also show you the techniques you can use to convert followers into customers.

This Social Media course is run at our office at Manchester Science Park and in central Leeds & Liverpool.

Social Media training is also offered on a one to one and for private groups anywhere in the UK.

Social Media Course Topics

- Introduction to Social Media

- Latest Social Trends

- Developing a Social Media Strategy & online identity

- Creating a social media policy

- How to target your audience

- Building a following, awareness and trust

- Identifying the appropriate social channels

- Creating content using tools, calendars and scheduling

- Setting KPIs and measurement


See the full course outline at the bottom of this page

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Who Should Attend this Social Media Training

This training is ideal for anyone who uses Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram (as well as others) on a daily basis for their business and wants to improve their reach, engagement of their audience or generate more leads through the social media platforms.

It is also suitable for people who are looking to start using Social Media platforms for their businesses and want to understand best practices for doing so. 

We would advise that prior to attending this course that you are familiar with the basics or using your chosen social media platforms.

If you are unsure if this is the right course for you please get in touch on: or give us a call on 0161 226 6032

Why Chose M Training's Social Media Course?

Run by a Social Media expert who runs social media campaigns for many companies, agencies and organisations

This course is limited to 6 places so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the course

  • From only £265 + VAT per delegate
  • Convenient location in central Manchester, Leeds & Liverpool
  • Up to 40% Funding for companies in the Leeds City Region*
  • Course notes and support material
  • 3 months online support
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided

Select from the tabs below to find out more:

Click on the location tabs to see the available dates for our public Social Media Course for each city.

Funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) is available for eligible businesses in West Yorkshire and some areas of North Yorkshire - for details see below .

40% Funding Available for Companies in the Leeds City Region / West Yorkshire

We have been awarded ESF funding via the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges for Social Media course bookings by businesses in the following districts: Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield & York.

This will allow eligible organisations / businesses who are based in these areas to claim of up to 40% of the course fees - This applies to public or private course bookings.

To qualify you organisation / business must:

1/ Be based within the Leeds City Region. This includes the following districts Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield & York.

2/ Have a turnover of less than £34 million (and have a balance sheet of less than £29 million)

3/ Employ less than 250 full time staff.

Please see our WYCC Funding page for full qualification criteria and further details on the European Social Fund (ESF) funding or please email us -

More Course Information

Timings: The Social Media course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch

Payment: Once booked, an invoice will be emailed across which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque

Private Social Media Course

We are happy to run 1 to 1 and In House Social Media courses at your offices, at our Manchester centre, Leeds, Liverpool or at a venue to suit you.

The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements.  Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.

Private Social Media courses are ideal if you have a number of people to train; or you want a different course outline; or simply can't make the dates of the public scheduled courses.

Private Course Costs:

The cost of any private courses is dependent on the number of delegates, the location, the length of the course (Half Day to Two Days) and the degree of adaption of the course. The following are for guidance only:

Private one to one courses are available from £590 plus VAT

Private Group Courses are available from £690 plus VAT 

Eligible businesses in the Leeds City Region can apply for the 40% funding from the European Social Fund - please ask for details.

To get a quote please complete the form below or call us on 0161 226 6032

Private Social Media Training Enquiry

Social Media Course Outline

  • Social Media Introduction

    • Introduction to Social Media
    • Latest trends and developments
  • Social Media Strategy

    • Creating social media objectives
    • Developing a social media strategy
    • SM Policy (Keeping yourself and your team safe)
    • Developing your online voice / identity
    • Competitor analysis
    • Social Media and Search Engine Optimisation
  • Developing a Target Audience

    • Understanding how to target your ideal audience
    • How to build a following and create a dialogue
    • Building awareness and trust through Social Media
  • Social Media Channels

    Intro and good examples of the use of:
    Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, 'The newbies'

  • Content

    • Creating ideas for content
    • Creating a content calendar and scheduling tools
    • Developing the RITE content (Relevant, Interesting, Timely, Entertaining)
    • Great examples
  • Social Media Measurement

    • KPI’s and measuring Social Media success
    • Measurement tools e.g. Tweet Reach, Google Analytics, Facebook
    • Insights, LinkedIn Content Marketing Score and more
    • Understanding the results


Our Manchester Venue:

All our Social Media Manchester courses are run from 9.30am to 4.30pm at our head office:

Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6JJ

Public Transport/Parking:

Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building.

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page


Our Liverpool Venue:

Our public Social Media Liverpool courses are usually ran at 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre
One Queen Square
L1 1RH

Public Transport/Parking:

The closest public car park is Q-Park Queens Square, which is opposite the hotel.

The venue is also only a 5 minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station.

More Information about our Liverpool training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Liverpool Training page


Our Leeds Venue:

Our public Social Media Leeds course are usually ran 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Leeds Marriott Hotel
4 Trevelyan Square,
Boar Lane

Public Transport /Parking:

The closest public car park is Trinity Car Park (2 min walk). 

The venue is also only a 5 minute walk from Leeds Train Station.

More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds Training page

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