Social Media Influencer (VTOS)

Social Media Influencer – QQI Award in Multimedia Production (Level 5 5M2146)

VTOS means Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme. VTOS gives unemployed adults over 21 the opportunity of returning to full time education, while retaining their benefit.

A Social Media Influencer is a user of social media who has established credibility in a specific industry. They have access to a large audience and can persuade others by virtue of their authenticity.

On this course you will learn the fundamentals of influencer marketing through Instagram and Youtube platforms. The course will focus on content creation, attracting followers, building a base, sponsorship, creating short videos and developing a Youtube channel.

On completion of this course a student can progress to Journalism HND, Visual Communications HND, Marketing or develop an online Influencer/Youtube profile.

Course Content

Multimedia Authoring, Multimedia Project Development, Marketing Practice, Media Analysis, Design Skills, Communications, Work Experience, Web Authoring.

Entry Criteria

Leaving Certificate (minimum of 5 O6’s / 5 H7’s) or Leaving Certificate Applied (minimum of a Merit profile) and interview. Mature students are welcome.

Duration

One year

Certification

QQI level 5

Progression

On completion of this course a student can progress to Journalism HND, Visual Communications HND, Marketing or develop an online Influencer/Youtube profile.