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Marketing Courses

Are you looking to empower yourself with online marketing courses or explore marketing short courses? Digital School of Marketing offers online marketing courses tailored to your needs. Our marketing course programs are designed to empower strategic minds like yours. Our mission is to equip individuals with the essential marketing skills and knowledge needed to excel in today’s dynamic digital landscape.

Whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned marketer seeking to enhance your expertise, our online marketing courses are tailored to your needs. With our marketing short courses, you can acquire the marketing skills training you need to thrive in today’s competitive landscape or kickstart your career in marketing.

ACCREDITED ONLINE MARKETING COURSES

Advanced Digital Marketing Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Short course
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Online: 8 months

Embark on a journey to master the intricacies of becoming an exceptional digital marketer with our Advanced Digital Marketing Course. This comprehensive program equips you with unparalleled skills to craft and implement innovative digital marketing strategies, setting you apart as a leader in the dynamic digital marketing landscape.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 37
SAQA ID: 10064,244612,10147

Basic Digital Marketing Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 2 to 3 months

Dive into the core principles of digital marketing through the Basic Digital Marketing Course offered by DSM, accredited by the prestigious United Kingdom Services CPD Body. This foundational program is your gateway to understanding the vast digital marketing landscape, positioning you for a thriving career in a field that’s experiencing exponential growth.

Basic Social Media Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 2 to 3 months

Explore the fundamentals of key social media platforms with the Basic Social Media
Marketing Course from the Digital School of Marketing. Dive into essential social media marketing knowledge to elevate your skills. Click to learn everything necessary to excel in social media marketing.

Intermediate Digital Marketing Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Short course
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Online: 6 months

In this digital marketing course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the essential aspects of
digital marketing, crucial for making a notable difference in your company’s profitability. Learn
about the latest trends and strategies in South Africa and globally to enhance your impact.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 24
SAQA ID: 10064,244612

Intermediate Social Media Marketing Course

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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 4 to 6 months

All organisations need to have a solid understanding of how to market and grow their brands on social media. As such they need a solid social media strategy. Learn how to put such a strategy together in our Intermediate Social Media Marketing Course. If you’re also looking for group social media skills training to upskill your team, contact us today!

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 24
SAQA ID: 10064,244612

Paid Advertising and Web Analytics Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

This advanced course delves into various paid advertising channels, teaching you to optimize and customize your adverts to meet your business’s specific needs and effectively reach your target market. Gain the skills to craft strategic, impactful ads that resonate with your audience and drive results.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 30
SAQA ID: 10064,244612,244560

Professional Marketing and Business Certificate

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Digital Marketing Courses
Online
Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 18 to 24 months

Engage with an extensive marketing course that covers not only digital marketing but also graphic design, brand/product management, HR, and PR. This robust online program is perfect for aspiring professionals, forward-thinking managers, and entrepreneurs eager for development, offering a well-rounded foundation for business growth.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 33
SAQA ID: 10064,244612,244560,13483

SEO and Web Analytics Course

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Digital Marketing Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

If you’re driven by a love for marketing, statistics, and the technical workings of websites, this course is tailor-made for you. It offers training on elevating your website to the coveted number one position on search engine results pages, enhancing your visibility and impact online.

NQF Level: 5

All courses have easy and flexible payment options, making learning highly sought-after digital marketing skills within everyone’s reach. All of our courses are comprehensively designed and perfectly suited to the demands of the digital marketing industry.

Digital Business Courses

Brand Management Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Dive into the realm of brand loyalty and consumer engagement with our Brand Management Course. Learn specialised techniques to make your customers fall in love with your brand, enhancing your skills whether you aim to become a brand manager or to bolster your marketing expertise.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 8
SAQA ID: 10064

Digital Copywriting and Content Marketing Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Master the art of persuasive writing with our Digital Copywriting and Content Marketing Course. Learn how to craft compelling content and sell your ideas effectively, understanding how copywriting integrates into broader online marketing and brand communication strategies.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 23
SAQA ID: 10064,244612

Digital Public Relations Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Harness the power of digital media with our Digital Public Relations Course. Learn to effectively disseminate your brand’s message across various digital platforms, mastering the art of digital public relations to enhance your strategic communication skills.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 11
SAQA ID: 13483,10064

Digital Transformation Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Embrace the rapid evolution of digital technology with our Digital Transformation Course. Discover how managers and CEOs can leverage digital technologies to innovate business processes and drive organisational change for competitive advantage.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 8
SAQA ID: 10064

Entrepreneurship for the media course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 6 months

Targeted at financially minded individuals aspiring to venture into their own marketing or advertising business, this Entrepreneurship for the Media Course equips you with the necessary skills to turn those dreams into reality.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 22
SAQA ID: 10147,10064

Market Research Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Expand your understanding of your target market with our Market Research Course. Learn to conduct thorough research to tailor your products and services, ensuring they meet the specific needs of your audience effectively.

NQF Level: 5

Marketing Fundementals Course

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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Build a solid foundation in marketing with our Marketing Fundamentals Course. Learn to compile successful marketing plans that incorporate effective strategies and tactics to promote, price, and sell your products or services to your target audience.

NQF Level: 5

Marketing Management Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Step into the role of a marketing manager with our Marketing Management Course. Develop first-class marketing and leadership skills to drive the success of your marketing department and influence your company’s strategic direction.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 22
SAQA ID: 10147,10064

Marketing Strategy Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 2 to 3 months

Craft comprehensive marketing strategies with our Marketing Strategy Course. Learn to develop strategies that align with your business’s strategic objectives, enhancing your ability to convert prospective customers into loyal consumers.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 8
SAQA ID: 10064

Product Management Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Navigate the exciting lifecycle of products with our Product Management Course. From inception to launch, learn to manage the development, positioning, and success of products within your company.

NQF Level: 5

Project Management Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Short course
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Online: 4 to 6 months

Our comprehensive Project Management Course prepares you to manage projects with precision. From planning to execution, gain the skills necessary to navigate complex projects and ensure operational success.

NQF Level: 5

Sales and Digital Marketing Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 4 to 6 months

Explore the symbiotic relationship between sales and digital marketing in our Sales and Digital Marketing Course. Understand why effective digital marketing is crucial to drive sales and how it forms an integral part of your business strategy.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 22
SAQA ID: 10147,10064

Sales Management Course

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Digital Business Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Develop essential leadership skills with our Sales Management Course. Learn to lead your sales team effectively, ensuring they meet and exceed sales targets and contribute positively to your business’s cash flow and strategic goals.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 22
SAQA ID: 10147,10064

All courses have easy and flexible payment options, making learning highly sought-after digital marketing skills within everyone’s reach. All of our courses are comprehensively designed and perfectly suited to the demands of the digital marketing industry.

Graphic Design Courses

Adobe Design Applications Course Bundle

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Graphic Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Every graphic designer needs thorough proficiency in utilizing design software. The Adobe Design Applications Course equips you with an in-depth understanding of navigating the top three Adobe design suites effortlessly. This course aims to bolster your capability in these essential tools, ensuring you can bring your creative visions to life with confidence and efficiency.

NQF Level: 5

Advanced Graphic Design Course

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Graphic Design Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 6 to 8 months

Embark on a journey to master the art of digital creativity with our Advanced Program, a flagship offering among our design curriculum. This program offers a deep dive into the world of digital creativity, providing you with extensive, holistic knowledge that covers every facet of the field. Designed for those seeking to excel, it positions you at the forefront of innovation and practice in digital design.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 7
SAQA ID: 244560

Basic Graphic Design Course

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Graphic Design Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Explore the foundational elements of visual communication, delve into the business aspects of the industry, and begin your journey in Adobe Illustrator with our online training program. This comprehensive offering provides a deep understanding of the key principles and practical skills needed to thrive in the field of design.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 7
SAQA ID: 244560

Graphic Design and Intermediate Digital Marketing

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Graphic Design Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 8 to 10 months

Elevate your career by mastering both graphic design and digital marketing with our Graphic Design and Intermediate Digital Marketing Course. This dual-focus program equips you to dominate the fields of visual creativity and online marketing, providing a unique edge in the competitive landscape of graphic design and digital marketing. Get ready to make a significant impact in both domains.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 30
SAQA ID: 10064,244612,244560

Intermediate Graphic Design Course

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Graphic Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 4 to 6 months

Grasp the essential concepts of visual communication, understand the graphic design business, and learn to proficiently use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign with our Course. This curriculum is crafted to equip you with foundational skills and industry insights, paving the way for your advancement in the world of graphic design.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 7
SAQA ID: 244560

Principles of Graphic Design Course

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Graphic Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 4 months

Dive into the Principles of Graphic Design, designed to illuminate the foundational concepts that govern visual aesthetics and communication. This course systematically breaks down the key elements of design, from color theory and typography to layout and branding, providing learners with the critical thinking and creative skills necessary to produce compelling, effective designs in various professional contexts.

NQF Level: 5
Credits: 7
SAQA ID: 244560

All courses have easy and flexible payment options, making learning highly sought-after digital marketing skills within everyone’s reach. All of our courses are comprehensively designed and perfectly suited to the demands of the digital marketing industry.

Web Design Courses

Advanced Web Design Course

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Web Design Courses
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Part-time studies
Short course
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Online: 12 to 14 months

This comprehensive Advanced Web Design Course, accredited through QCTO and QLS UK, is tailored for beginners. It blends web and graphic design with digital marketing essentials. Dive into web design fundamentals like HTML, CSS, and responsive design while honing graphic design skills using Adobe software. Gain a comprehensive skill set to thrive in the competitive digital landscape. Enroll now for your journey on our Advanced Web Design Course.

NQF Level: 5

Basic Web Design Course

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Web Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 3 to 6 months

Our Basic Web Design Course, accredited with QCTO and QLS UK, is designed to focus on crafting compelling web pages. Participants delve into HTML, CSS, responsive design, and accessibility principles, gaining hands-on experience. Students will have the skills and practical experience needed to design, develop, and launch visually captivating and functional websites upon completion of the course. Join now and lead the change in the web design world.

NQF Level: 5

Intermediate Web Design Course

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Web Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 6 to 8 months

Join our Intermediate Web Design and UX Design Course, perfect for seasoned professionals and industry newcomers. Learn essential web design principles such as HTML, CSS, and responsive design, alongside in-depth UX design concepts. Explore user interaction, stakeholder collaboration, wireframing, and prototype development to create intuitive digital experiences. Gain expertise to craft visually engaging and universally accessible websites. Enroll now for our Intermediate Web Design and UX Design Course.

NQF Level: 5

User Experience Design Course

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Web Design Courses
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Short course
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Online: 5 to 8 months

Discover the User Experience Design short course at the Digital School of Marketing, accredited with QCTO and QLS UK. Through comprehensive insights and practical skills, you will learn to create digital environments that adapt to users’ needs. You will also delve into UX research, stakeholder collaboration, user testing, wireframing, and prototyping. Stay updated on industry trends and map out your professional journey. Join us to unlock your potential in the dynamic field of user experience.

NQF Level: 5

About DSM’s Online Marketing Courses

Owing to the current demand of the world today, which is increasingly going online, the field of marketing and digital business are exploding industries.

In addition, more and more business owners are searching for marketers to do work for them within a company or on a freelance basis. ‘Digital marketer’ and ‘digital business’ are literally the most popular searched job role globally today. This means that when you’ve completed any one of our accredited courses, you will be able to fill that role seamlessly.

At the Digital School of Marketing, we have online marketing courses on offer that are guaranteed to make you successful in your chosen career. Our Mict SETA-accredited courses cover a variety of topics from copywriting and brand management to SEO and PPC. Each course is designed to allow you to grow your current knowledge and boost your current career.

Call DSM on 0861 428 710 for more information on our online marketing courses and classes and take your first step toward an accredited marketing education now!

What Marketing Courses Does DSM Offer?

There are a wide variety of marketing courses in South Africa however at DSM we believe none are as thorough as ours. We include both basic principles and advanced concepts – from SEO and web analytics to brand management and digital copywriting to graphic design – into our online learning curriculum in order to give you a holistic, deep dive into each subject matter.

All of our specialised courses have their own modular curriculum in addition to bespoke learning outcomes.

FAQs About Marketing Courses in South Africa

How long to study online marketing courses?

Our online marketing courses vary in duration from 12 weeks to 18 months. Depending on the course you choose and how advanced the criteria are, you’ll be able to achieve a superior understanding of the variety of topics our courses cover. No matter which course you select, we always lace flexibility into our personalised outline.


Which marketing course should I study?

We frequently are asked which certificate people should study. Your current career or arena of interest will affect which course best suits you. If you are a marketing professional who wants to boost your knowledge, then short courses in social media, digital business or even a graphic design short course might fit you perfectly.


Who can do a marketing course?

If you’re a working professional wanting to understand more or a beginner who is looking to learn about strategy as well as execution, any of our digital marketing or digital business courses are suited to you. Also, we direct our learning outcomes to existing marketing professionals who want to up their game.


How much do online marketing courses in South Africa cost?

Each certificate comes with a thorough cost breakdown dependent on the length of the learning as well as course outcomes. For a complete cost breakdown for each cost, select a course and simply check our range of online marketing course fees.


What sets DSM apart?

We deliver cutting-edge courses utilising the latest online learning tools and platforms. All our courses are created in order to give you both theoretical and practical knowledge in their disciplines.

Our style of learning is all about personalisation. We would like you to have the most custom-made learning experience feasible – we allow you to begin when you are ready and study at your own particular pace, all while enjoying the advantages of our full-time student support.

What types of projects will I work on during the online marketing courses?

During our online marketing courses, you will engage in a variety of practical projects designed to enhance your understanding of digital marketing strategies and tools. These projects allow you to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios, ranging from SEO campaigns to social media marketing plans and digital advertising strategies. The hands-on experience gained will help solidify your skills and prepare you for professional challenges.


How do the online marketing courses accommodate different learning styles?

DSM’s online marketing courses are structured to cater to various learning styles through a mix of multimedia content, interactive sessions, and written materials. Our courses include video lectures, live webinars, interactive quizzes, and discussion forums to ensure that every student can learn effectively, whether they prefer visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learning methods.


Can I get a job immediately after completing one of the online marketing courses?

While employment cannot be guaranteed, our online marketing courses are designed to significantly boost your employability. By equipping you with the latest digital marketing skills and knowledge, as well as a portfolio of practical work, you’ll be well-prepared to enter the job market. Many of our graduates have successfully secured positions shortly after completing their courses, particularly in roles that require up-to-date digital skills.


What ongoing support does DSM offer to students after they complete their online marketing courses?

After completing your online marketing courses, DSM continues to provide support through our alumni network, where you can access further learning resources, updates on the latest industry trends, and networking opportunities. We also offer career guidance and job placement assistance to help our graduates transition smoothly into the professional world. Our commitment to your long-term success distinguishes DSM in the field of digital marketing education.


We have these accreditations and endorsements:

  • MICT (SETA)
  • CPD points with SABPP
  • Member of the IAB.
  • Fully BEE compliant

Take your first step toward your dream career and register now with DSM.

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