Social Media Marketing

The social web provides an unparalleled huge source of knowledge that can be used for the improvement of products and services. Thanks to this new(ish) form of communication, marketing and sales, your knowledge can be enhanced and the potential is there to considerably increase your turnover.

Your organisation can develop through social networks into a place of interaction and economic activity with just some simple hints.

The main activities in the field of social media are listening, communication, optimisation and measuring. You will soon be able to effectively utilise these skills on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, ... . And also on review sites, weblogs and forums, so you will be equipped with a total package of social media marketing.



Duur: 6-9 maanden


239.00 euro



You can start immediately with your training! A digital version of your course is available on your profile page as soon as you are registered. The paper version will be sent immediately, so you can expect your course package at home after a couple of days. Thanks to the flexible system of home study, you study where and when you want. You receive one year of guidance from a teacher with years of experience in the field. Take your exam at one of our locations when you are ready. If you pass, you will receive the diploma.


You pay the lowest tuition fee! For only 239.00, you receive a detailed textbook, one year of professional guidance from an experienced teacher who is passionate about his area of expertise, lifelong access to the online student platform and the possibility to take a free exam at one of our exam locations within a period of five years! We do everything we can to ensure a smooth start of your career!

You will receive specially developed, loose-leaf teaching material in a handy storage folder. You do not have to purchase additional books and therefore have everything you need to make your home study a success. Your textbook contains practical questions at the end of each chapter, comparable to the exam questions. This way, you will be thoroughly prepared when you are ready to obtain your diploma!

Do you want to put your knowledge from this course into practice? Then you should definitely consider an internship. You gain practical work experience - which is a great plus on your resume – and in addition, you are further expanding your network with contacts that can help you when you start your career.

You can choose the period, place and duration of the internship yourself. This way, you can search for the perfect place to gain your first working experience. When you are ready to start, you can request an internship contract at our school. Complete this together with your internship provider and return it to us. After that, you can start immediately, with a maximum of 300 hours. Make sure you have completed your apprenticeship before you take the exam. This way you are completely prepared for your future career!

The Centre for Distance Learning, part of Ondernemersschool BV, is the largest training provider in the Benelux. She organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally recognized by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO-9001.


  • Role of social media in marketing
  • Goals
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google plus
  • YouTube
  • Social media and blogging
  • Social media Marketing and Analyse Tools
  • Google Analytics


Ga je een thuisstudie volgen aan De Ondernemersschool? Dan ontvang je nu gratis de module Starten als Ondernemer (t.w.v. 99 euro) bij jouw opleiding! Zo helpen we je de eerste stappen te zetten op het gebied van zelfstandig ondernemen.



  • Which commercial approach suits which platform
  • How to start as independent entrepreneur
  • How to attract more visitors to you blog/site/channel
  • Measuring effective results


  • Job opportunities in many innovative organisations
  • Independent social media marketer
  • Work at certain marketing bureaus


When you have completed the course, you take the exam at one of our exam locations.
If you score at least 60%, you will receive the diploma of the Social Media Marketing by post.
With this diploma, you can immediately apply for your dream job.



Veelgestelde vragen

Is this course accessible for absolute beginners?
Yes. You can truly start from zero. The course begins with a clear introduction and the teacher will shape you into a expert!
Can I start immediately?
Of course! You can start at any time, whenever you want. We don’t work with traditional school years, which is an incredible advantage.
Can I really build a career on this diploma?
Yes. All of our diplomas are recognised, so we guarantee that you can join the job market with them. If you want to become an independent entrepreneur in Belgium, you also need a diploma in business management.
Do I have to intern?
No, but an internship is great for a first relevant working experience, so it is very advisable. For those who aren’t able to do one, there are plenty of exercises and other possibilities to practise.
Can I follow this course without any previous experience or knowledge?
Yes. You can start from zero. The course begins with a clear introduction on the subject. Only when a course has 'advanced' or 'expert' in its title will you need some previous knowledge.
When can I start studying?
You start your home study course whenever you want. You can already start studying within the same day of signing up. The printed course will be sent immediately to you by post. It will be in your mail box before you know it.
Why choose a home study course?
One word. Flexibility. The flexibility to study anytime and anywhere you want, especially with our digital course that you can access on all your devices: desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone. You're entirely in charge of your learning pace so you can easily combine your studies with other things in your life. If you want to take the exam and get a diploma to add to your resume, you have a period of five years to take an exam with us.
How do I sign up for a course?
You sign up by filling in our registration form and making a payment for the course you want. After this we will send you a confirmation mail with practical information such as your log-in details for our online student platform.
What will I get?
You will receive a state of the art course in a sturdy binder and access to a digital version of the course on your account on our student platform. On top of this, you also get one year of online support and guidance from your personal teacher. This is always an experienced professional in his or her subject. You can contact your teacher on the student platform anytime you want for any help you need.
What if I have questions about the subject matter during my study?
Your course package always includes one year of online support and guidance from an experienced teacher and subject expert. Via our online student platform you can always contact your teacher for questions, extra exercises and feedback. You can always extend your online guidance time if you need. Contact our secretariat for this.
Where and when can I take my exam?
When you have studied your course you're free to take an exam at one of our exam locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. Impossible to get there? Do you live further away? We'll make arrangements to set up an online examination for you. If you score at least 60% on your exam then you pass and will receive your Social Media Marketing diploma by post. With this certificate in your pocket you can study for the job you want!
What if I live in Belgium and want to start my own business as a self-employed person?
If you want to start your own independent business in Belgium, you also need a certificate of business management ('attest bedrijfsbeheer' in Dutch). Lucky for you we also offer business management courses to prepare you for the business management exam at the Central Examcommission in Brussels. UPDATE: starting from 1 September 2019 you can directly obtain your business management certificate online at our school! No need to go to Brussels anymore!
Nicole van Gerven

Onze Docenten

Nicole van Gerven
“Knowledge is Power!” Dat is de persoonlijke leuze van docenten Nicole Van Gerven en John Taylor, die instaan voor de begeleiding van de thuiscursussen SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Social Media Marketing en Bloggen. Zowel professioneel als privé vormen ze een hecht team en gaan ze door het leven als partners.
Nicole, van oorsprong taalkundige en jurist, houdt zich bezig met de juridische kanten van het gebruik van het internet. John bouwt dan weer websites en is gespecialiseerd in softwareontwikkeling. Hun ervaring bundelden ze in enkele baanbrekende cursussen voor het Centrum Voor Afstandsonderwijs.


Ondernemersschool is ingeschreven in het Centraal Register Kort Beroepsonderwijs (CRKBO). Ook alle docenten zijn ingeschreven in dit register. De school voldoet aan de strenge en jaarlijks gecontroleerde kwaliteitseisen van de ISO 9001:2008 norm. Zo ben jij verzekerd van een kwaliteitsopleiding.