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The most popular global certification in digital marketing


With over 19,000 certified professionals worldwide, the Digital Marketing Institute is recognised as the global certification standard and is validated by the digital industry giants.

Digital marketing tools are fast displacing traditional advertising and selling approaches and business are now looking to maximise digital channels to generate leads, build brand awareness and maximise ROI.

As a result there is substantial demand to secure individuals with digital expertise. See how a Digital Marketing Institute certification can position you as a professional ahead of the curve in this future economy.

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Digital Marketing Certificate Courses

Certified Digital Marketing Professional

Whether you’re a complete beginner, business owner or marketing professional looking to upskill, this digital marketing programme is perfect for you.

The Certified Digital Marketing Professional course will introduce you to the key digital marketing areas, from mobile and social media to email, PPC marketing and SEO.

Certified Digital Marketing Specialist – Search

Transform your career by learning how to create, manage and implement advanced search marketing strategies using AdWords, PPC marketing, display marketing and remarketing techniques.

Detailed and structured modules teach you the elements of search campaign planning, creation and measurement, along with an accredited certification to validate your new expertise.

Certified Digital Marketing Specialist – Social Media

This specialist course is perfect for social media lovers. It will help you understand how to develop and curate shareable content and introduce you to the importance of marketing automation, strategy and planning.

Most importantly, it will explore the intricacies of key platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin along with social apps and social video.

iQA partners to offer an unbeatable combination

iQ Academy is a leader in flexible distance learning solutions in South Africa. With over 10 years’ experience, iQA has partnered with the Digital Marketing Institute and local experts to offer:

  1. The best internationally recognised digital marketing courses
  2. Supported locally by a South African digital expert
  3. At the lowest price in the country

An unbeatable combination of quality, convenience and affordability.

Key Certification Benefits

The 2016  Digital Marketing Institute Alumni survey of certified professionals showed:

  • Enhanced employability: after the course 95% were employed
  • Fast track careers: 81% were promoted after completion
  • Increased salary potential: 53% received a pay rise
  • Personal satisfaction: 92% acknowledged a positive impact on their career

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