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National Certificate of Advertising

National Certificate of Advertising

Course Description

The National Certificate of Advertising is the gold standard in accredited advertising certifications.

Armed with this highly sought-after online National Advertising Certificate (SAQA endorsed, MICT SETA accredited) you will be able to forge ahead in the exciting world of advertising.

After successful completion of the National Certificate of Advertising, you’ll be able to easily step into a multitude of advertising and marketing roles within a business environment.

The Digital School of Marketing (DSM) is an internationally endorsed member of the IAB and CPD services body of the United Kingdom. Additionally, the qualification is MICT SETA accredited. –  This recognition will enable you to work both locally and internationally in this field.

If you are wanting to take your career in the advertising and marketing industry to the next level, then this renowned advertising certificate online is just for you!


Course duration:

8 – 12 months


* Digital School of Marketing is BEE compliant

Modules

Below is an exhaustive compilation of the course modules you will cover

Here is our comprehensive list of National Certificate of Advertising course modules

Module 1 – The National Certificate of Advertising (SAQA 58820)

Module 2 – Marketing Communications Concepts

You will learn to explain and identify marketing communication concept and ideas. You will understand how to implement low- and high-focus thinking.  – implementing and applying lateral-thinking processes will become second nature.

Module 3 – Present and Apply Advertising Ideas

Ideas are the cornerstone of every advertising campaign. Here you will learn how to come up with ideas and solutions for advertising and marketing communications.

Module 4 – Develop and Build Advertising Specifications

Learn how to analyse the specifications of advertising and marketing briefs. Conceptualise strategies with clients and the organisation to ensure advertising and marketing briefs are sufficiently covered.

Module 5 – Recommend Resources for Advertising Assignments

Compare what resources are needed and available for specific advertising and marketing campaigns. Learn to deal with a multitude of resources needed to produce advertising and marketing campaigns.

Module 6 – Maintain Relationships with Customers

Learn how to interact interpersonally with customers to maintain healthy and long-lasting relationships.

Module 7 – Write Scripts for An Audio-Visual Medium

Apply your skills to write for audio and visual mediums on different advertising and marketing channels with consistent branding messaging.

 Module 8 – Write Advertising and Marketing Copy

Learn to write a multitude of advertising and marketing copy for different channels of distribution for products and services.

Module 9 – Supervise A Technical Project Team

Learn to apply project management skills and supervisory practices within an advertising or marketing work environment.

Module 10 – Interaction and Critically Evaluate Spoken Texts

Learn the art of communication with stakeholders verbally. Analyse and critically evaluate oral presentations.

Module 11 – Understand the Use of Data in Advertising and Marketing

Learn how to analyse and respond to texts which are produced in data. Explore textual features and language usage of a variety of data sources.

Module 12 – Choose Information for Advertising and Marketing Campaigns

Discover how to define the information parameters which are required to address advertising needs. Access information sources that are relevant for your information needs.

Pricing

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

PAYMENT PLAN
R18150total payment
  • Deposit R3200
  • R2990 (5 months)

DEBIT ORDER
R18150total payment
  • Deposit R2900
  • R1525 (10 months)

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

Accreditation

This is a MICT SETA NQF 5-accredited course. You’ll need a Grade 12 to be eligible to pursue this advertising qualification.

How to Study

This advertising course is delivered on our state-of-the-art online learning platform, which is jam-packed full of videos and infographics for all your learning needs. Please note that although the course is offered on an online basis, the learner will be required to download various documents from the online system, print these documents out and complete/sign, scan and upload onto the online learning system (this is a SETA requirement).

How you will study the National Certificate of Advertising and Digital marketing:

  • Informative slides pertaining to each module and subject
  • Bespoke Infographics designed for The Digital School of Marketing
  • Videos designed specifically for the learning module and pertaining slide
  • Downloadable eBooks for every lesson
  • Earn while you learn certificates – after successful completion of each module you will be awarded a certificate
  • Formative assessments, multiple choice questions and summative assessments with feedback from your assessor

As a student you receive:

  • Login details for the course
  • Student Support throughout
  • Certificates for each successfully completed module (Digital copies)
  • a final certificate for the course (Hard copy and Digital copy)

What makes us different?

We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry

We are SETA registered

We are BEE compliant

Courses are internationally transferable

Massive video library making your understanding of these applications a breeze

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is the National Certificate of Advertising accredited?

    Yes. This online advertising certificate is accredited through MICT SETA as the National Certificate of Advertising.


    How long will it take me to complete the National Certificate of Advertising course?

    It will take you roughly 12 – 18 months to complete this advertising course.


    When can I start the National Certificate of Advertising course?

    Courses can be started any time of the year. You may start the course whenever you are ready.


    Where can I work with the National Certificate of Advertising course?

    After successful completion of the National Certificate of Advertising, you’ll be able to easily step into a multitude of advertising and marketing roles within a business environment.

    The Digital School of Marketing (DSM) is an internationally endorsed member of the IAB and CPD services body of the United Kingdom. Additionally, the qualification is MICT SETA accredited. –  This recognition will enable you to work both locally and internationally in this field.

    If you are wanting to take your career in the advertising and marketing industry to the next level, then this renowned advertising certificate is just for you!


    Do I receive a study pack?

    No study pack will be received. All course information is available online.

    Where is the Digital School of Marketing Head Office?

    Our head office is based in Randburg, Johannesburg. However, the marketing courses are available throughout South Africa and Internationally through online learning.


    Is there student support?

    There is student support available from Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, at the college with trained assessors and facilitators to assist you in your marketing studies. Contact our trained digital marketing assessors to assist in your marketing learning journey.


    Why choose the Digital School of Marketing?

    The Digital School of Marketing is fully accredited through the Media Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA). This means that the online digital marketing courses are specially designed for the digital industry. All industry benchmarks and standards have been met. Additionally, You can start studying the Basic Digital Marketing Course anytime during the year and the courses are available throughout South Africa.


    How old do I have to be to start a course at DSM?

    You have to be 17 years old to be eligible to start the Basic Digital Marketing Course, which provides the best digital marketing course in South Africa.


    What are the payment options available?

    There are many payment options available at the Digital School of Marketing. We offer discounts on full payments. Debit orders are available as well as structured payment plans with installments. – Studying Digital Marketing has never been this easy!


    When does the debit order run?

    The debit order runs for the Basic Digital Marketing course on the last working day of every month.


    If I choose the debit order option, will I be billed more than the monthly course instalments?

    No. You will only be billed for the monthly course instalment.


    Can I freeze my debit order?

    No. Your debit order runs automatically after the first payment is charged.


    Can My employers assist with payment for the course?

    Yes! – Please contact us for a customised quote for the basic digital marketing certification for your employers.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Johannesburg?

    If you want to study digital marketing courses in Johannesburg, there are several options available. You can study in a classroom setting (such as at the University of the Witwatersrand) or – if flexibility is important to you – then going for an online option is your best bet.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Pretoria?

    The digital marketing industry is skyrocketing and you need to be a part of it! If you’re on the hunt for digital marketing courses in Pretoria there are two options for you – either a classroom-based course or an online one such as the digital marketing courses on offer at the Digital School of Marketing.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Durban?

    If you want to become a digital marketer or run your own business, you need digital marketing skills to promote your company. If you’re based in KwaZulu-Natal and are looking for digital marketing courses in Durban, in terms of face-to-face courses you should look at Pixel Craft Training. But if you’re looking for an online, anytime, anywhere course then the Digital School of Marketing is your best bet.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Port Elizabeth?

    Marketing happens online now so marketers – who’ve been trained in traditional methodologies – need to upskill themselves with a digital marketing course. Are you looking for digital marketing courses in Port Elizabeth? If you are, you need to look into the Digital School of Marketing’s wide range of courses.


    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Cape Town?

    When looking at digital marketing courses in Cape Town there are plenty of options to choose from. For instance, you could approach the AAA School of Advertising or Rosebank College as these institutions offer face-to-face classes. However, if you are looking for online options, try the Digital School of Marketing, we offer a wide range of courses.

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