Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in Social Media in Business provides some of the basic knowledge and skills which will be helpful in supporting progression to business, marketing and digital skills qualifications at level 2 further related learning at level 2 or to an apprenticeship, particularly a digital apprenticeship.
The qualification will also help learners to adapt skills (for example in theuse of social media) developed in a personal context to the benefit of a business and to understand their relevance in that context.
It is suitable for inclusion in a traineeship, where alongside English and Maths learning and work experience, it will provide learners with a platform to progress to the next level.
As of August 2017, the approved age range for this qualification included pre-16 learners.