Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Harness the power of social media to create the right impression with employers

How we present ourselves online is becoming increasingly important, both personally and professionally.

During this course, you’ll explore the various elements that make up your professional online presence and learn how to exist online without affecting your employability.

You’ll consider your privacy and security settings, and discover how what you post might impact different audiences.

You’ll also explore the suitability of different online platforms for your social media presence and discover the impact that conduct and tone can have on your professional reputation online.

Featured in the UK government’s The Skills Toolkit collection.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace.

This may include those studying for A-levels, those who have a degree or those who want to improve their career prospects.

The course will also be useful for anyone in employment who wants to boost their digital skills or anyone returning to the workplace who’d like to gain confidence in how working practices have evolved.

You might also be interested in the other courses in the Digital Skills for the Workplace collection from the University of Leeds and the Institute of Coding.

Who developed the course?

University of Leeds

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

Institute of Coding

The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.