Social Media Course

Duration : 1 DayCost: From £250
Venues : Online | Manchester | Leeds | Liverpool

Social Media Training

Learn how to develop and execute an effective Social Media strategy for your business or organisation on this 1 Day 5 star rated Social Media Course.

Social Media Course Introduction

If you use social media for a business and want to improve your metrics or you’re just starting out this practical 1-day course will give a clear understanding of how to put together and implement a targeted organic Social Media strategy.

You will learn how to create a great presence, build a large but targeted following, and engage your audience to increase your reach, post engagement and drive website traffic and conversions.

This course covers Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter; and is focused on creating an organic strategy rather than utilising platforms ads.

If you are interested in the advertising side of social media, check out our Social Media Advertising course.

Social Media Marketing Strategy

During the course, you will learn how each of the “big 4” (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter) platforms work and will discuss the latest trends and developments in is Social Media.

Through a range of practical exercises, you will look at developing a social media strategy for your business, looking at objectives, the best platforms to use conducting competitor research and developing your online voice.

Creating the right content for your audience is key for your social media strategy so you will also look at how you can generate this content using various tools and utilising content calendars and scheduling tools and measuring the success of your campaigns.

By the end of the course, you will have the confidence, knowledge and skills to put together and execute your own social media strategy.

Social Media Course Topics

Throughout the training day you will cover:

  • 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 

Download a full course outline here (opens in a new tab) or see menu below.

Looking for a social media advertising course click here

Who Should Attend this Social Media Training

This course is suitable for people who are looking to start using, or are relatively new to, Social Media platforms, for their businesses and want to understand best practices for doing so.

You do not need active social media platforms set up for a business, but you should be comfortable using 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

Social Media Course Day Details

Our 5-star rated Social Media training courses are practical courses with small class sizes, and a maximum of 6 delegates, which allows for plenty of time to interact with the trainer and ask any questions!

These are held as in-person classroom courses or as live, online courses (over Zoom). All courses, run from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, with plenty of breaks.

Scheduled Social Media Courses

Our scheduled public Social Media training courses are run in Manchester and Online. Dates for these can be found below.

Private / Bespoke Social Media Training

We run private one-to-one and group Social Media training at our training centres, at your premises or at a location to suit you, anywhere in the UK. These can also be held Online.

See the Private Course tab further down the page for more information.

Why Choose 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
  • Convenient location in central Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds & Liverpool and Online
  • Course notes and support material
  • 3 months online support
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • Online Courses Available
  • 3 month online support

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Social Media Course Dates

Browse all public Social Media course dates below or use the filter to show only dates in specific locations.

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  • 18 June 2024
  • Manchester
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  • 25 June 2024
  • Online
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  • 22 July 2024
  • Manchester
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  • 31 July 2024
  • Online
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  • 22 August 2024
  • Manchester
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Private Course Enquiries

Online Social Media Courses

Timings: Our online Social Media public courses start at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with plenty of breaks. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

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


Our Online one-to-one and private group training in Social media is available from £250 + VAT (three hours) or £450 + VAT (6 hours).


Highly Interactive: You will see the trainer, their screen, and be able to chat/ask questions.

Ongoing Support: After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate, and 3 months of online support.

Contact us if you want to book a private online Social media course

Click here for more information about how our online courses work

Classroom Based Courses

Timings: The Social Media course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

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

Lunch & Refreshments: A great lunch and plenty of tea/coffee & biscuits are provided on all Google Ads public courses.


One-to-one and private group courses are available for Social Media Training from £390 + VAT (Half Day) and £590 + VAT (Full Day)

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you already know the basics and want something more specific.

After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate and 3 months online support.

More Information can be found on the Private Course Enquiry Tab (above) or call us on 0161 226 6032 or contact us

Private Social Media Course

We are happy to run private 1 to 1 and Group Social Media courses online or at your offices, or 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 classroom-based one-to-one / group courses are available from £590 plus VAT

Online Private Courses are available from £550 plus VAT (6 hours)

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

Social Media Courses Online

The Online Social Media courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

Social Media Courses in Manchester

Our Manchester Venue:

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

Rutherford House
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6SZ

Public Transport/Parking:

The closest public park is Cecil Street Car Park - 5 min walk

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.

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

Social Media Courses in Leeds

Our Leeds Venue:

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

West One,

100 Wellington Street,



(venue subject to change)


Public Transport /Parking:

There are a few public car parks close to the venue, the nearest is Wellington Street Multi-Story Car Park.

The venue is also only a 15 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

Social Media Courses in Liverpool

Our Liverpool Venue:

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

The Plaza,
L3 9QJ

Public Transport

Liverpool Lime Street Station: 0.9 Miles - ~ 20 Minutes Walk 

Moorfields Station: 0.5 Miles ~ 10 Minutes Walk

James Street Station: 0.5 Miles ~ 11 Minute Walk



NCP Capital Car Park: 0.2 Miles ~ 5 Minute Walk

St Paul's Square Car Park: 0.1 Miles ~1 Minute Walk

NCP Liverpool The Arches: 0.2 Miles ~ 3 Minute Walk

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

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