Digital Marketing: Transform




24 weeks, part-time


Real client projects & career support

Course overview

Land a job in Digital Marketing and transform your future with this innovative and career-focussed course.

Australian recruiters report that employment demand for Digital Marketers far outweighs the supply, with over 61,000 roles on offer each year. This comprehensive online course will equip you with the full spectrum of theoretical and practical skills required in a well-rounded Digital Marketer. 

Get job-ready with Career Support:

  • Enter the course as a beginner and get job-ready after graduation
  • Master the full spectrum and theoretical and practical skills
  • 24 weeks of personalised career support, guidance and advice 
  • Expand your Digital Marketing network and be part of an active community

Earn trusted and recognised credentials:

  • 4 world-recognised Certifications from Facebook** and Google
  • Our courses are trusted by employers and organisations around Australia
  • Receive an industry-recognised digital credential and Certificate 

A truly comprehensive and supported online course:

  • Hundreds of hours of content and activities along 24 weeks 
  • Up to date with the latest platforms and tools
  • Weekly live video sessions with your mentor and classmates
  • Unlimited 1:1 sessions with your mentor for tailored support 
  • Learn on our state of the art learning platform

Get the practical experience employers are looking for:

  • Forget case studies: work on two real, live client projects 
  • Manage stakeholders and deadlines – just like you would in a real job
  • Build your professional portfolio 

A highly collaborative and interactive learning environment:

  • Replicate the collaborative approach of a real Digital Marketing job
  • Cohort-based to connect with classmates, grow together and make lifelong friends
  • Delve into specific topics and ask questions to your mentor in live video sessions 
**Facebook Certification is optional and additional fees apply to it

97% job placement success

This report includes data for 136 students who actively participated in our Career Support Program this financial year. 132 of the 136 active participants successfully landed roles, giving the program a success rate of 97%.

Course timeframe


Go through learning materials, complete practical activities and interact with peers and mentor


Work in groups to create a Digital Marketing strategy that increases brand awareness. Building artefacts for your portfolio

Work in groups to develop an optimisation strategy that increases awareness and conversions


Build your job search strategy, create a powerful CV and practice for interviews

What you'll learn

Overview of the Digital Marketing landscape:

  • What is digital marketing and how companies use it to achieve objectives
  • The history and evolution of Marketing into Digital Marketing
  • Overview of Digital Marketing channels
  • Key Marketing principles

Paid search – SEM/PPC

  • Understand the key aspects of the Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising model and how Search Engine Marketing (SEM) works to increase your visibility on search engine results and drive more leads to your website

Organic search – SEO

  • Understand the key aspects of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Google ranking algorithm to increase the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results
  • Learn to maximise your SEO efforts by using industry standard tools

Google Ads Display

  • Learn how to build coherent Digital Marketing strategies, reach new customers, and develop effective campaigns that increase awareness, consideration, and retention using Google Display

Google Ads Search

  • Leverage automated solutions like smart bidding and audiences to boost campaign performance

Social media marketing channels

  • Understand the different communication platforms available and their functionality both individually and when used in combination

Paid social media marketing

  • Learn best practice and strategies to reach prospects and customers on social media platforms
  • Understand how to build a strategy tailored to your needs based on how platforms operate, what to spend, and how to measure results

Organic social media marketing

  • Learn techniques to gain traction organically, without spend and boost your engagement, acquisition and conversion

Facebook ads

  • Learn how to drive awareness and leads by advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger
  • Explore the different Facebook ad types and targeting options
  • Understand how to run campaigns, measure campaign results and control your budget

Programmatic display advertising

  • Understand programmatic advertising and real-time bidding
  • Leverage algorithm-based technology to buy digital advertising space on display ad networks
  • Identify common types of ad placements
  • Explore techniques to get the most accurate ad placements in the fastest time at the best price

Video display advertising

  • Leverage YouTube ads to reach more customers
  • Learn best practice in the deployment of video ad placements
  • Understand who your most valuable customers are and reach them with relevant and effective messages

Email marketing and automation

  • Identify how automation is a key tool for all Digital Marketers
  • Learn tools and techniques used in email marketing campaigns
  • Gain an understanding of automated email marketing
  • Learn techniques to rapidly build your mailing list and gain insights into list segment management

Content marketing

  • Learn how to use content to maximise growth and brand awareness
  • Understand the key principles of planning, creating and distributing digital content

Affiliate marketing

  • Learn how to work with partners and leverage third-party publishers to increase traffic and leads to your business

Pass your Certifications for:

  • Google Ads Display
  • Google Ads Search
  • Google YouTube Ads
  • Facebook Digital Marketing Associate*

*Facebook Certification is optional and additional fees apply to it.

Get a solid understanding of the product, business and customer

  • Marketing funnel and customer stages
  • Customer research and customer journey
  • Competitor and market research
  • Product research
  • Using channels for different funnel stages

Explore the key role of UX in Digital Marketing

  • UX practices – double diamond method
  • Website design – best practices for Digital Marketing
  • Landing pages best practice and optimisation methods to increase conversion
  • Mobile vs desktop

How to build a successful, end-to-end, campaign strategy

  • Setting success metrics and objectives
  • Multi-channel engagement tactics
  • Targeting and retargeting tactics
  • Brand and product strategy
  • Workflows and sequencing
  • Project management for Digital Marketing

Craft compelling content for your campaign

  • Content production – copywriting, layouts and design
  • Keywords and SEO
  • Structuring and sequencing Digital Marketing assets
  • Brand style and consistency

Leverage the power of data

  • Collect and collate performance data
  • Observe and interpret Digital Marketing data
  • Create reports for the purpose of optimisation
  • A/B testing and other optimisation tactics
  • Excel hacks and practical skills

Polish your soft skills:

  • Presentation skills – visual, verbal and written
  • Communicating effectively your approach, strategy and campaign assets to stakeholders
  • Understand how presentation and visualisation skills can help you gain stakeholders’ buy-in
  • Presenting Digital Marketing collateral

Work in groups to solve Digital Marketing challenges for two real, live clients, applying your new-found skills and building your portfolio. 

First, you’ll develop a strategy, campaign tactics, channel recommendations and implementation plan to build brand awareness for a small startup business with little to no existing digital presence.

On the second project, you will create an optimisation strategy for a small to medium-size business with an existing digital footprint. You will conduct research and offer tactics to increase brand or product awareness and conversion rates.

Career support program

Once the client projects are completed, it’s all about landing you that dream Digital Marketing role! At this point of your learning journey, you’ll have the skills and practical experience – all that’s left is to craft your career narrative. 

With the Career Support Program, you’ll receive comprehensive career guidance and support. You’ll undertake activities including but not limited to the following:

  • Finesse: Add polish to your Portfolio, CV and LinkedIn creating a coherent career narrative
  • Practice: Hone your soft skills, such as interview and presentation techniques.
  • Search: Build your network within the industry and apply for your dream roles.

Who this course is for

There are no prerequisites required for this course. This course is specifically designed for students aspiring to land a coveted role in Digital Marketing. It is ideal for:

  • Anyone looking for a career change
  • Students who want to acquire a job quickly without going to uni/college
  • Traditional Marketers, Digital Marketers, Content Marketers or Communication professionals who want to upskill
  • Entrepreneurs, startup founders, small businesses owners who need to launch or grow their business
  • Students who want a highly supported experience with weekly video sessions

Career outcomes

After graduating from our Digital Marketing Transform course, you can apply for jobs such as:

  • Beginner to mid-level Digital Marketer
  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Community Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Social Media Marketer

Earn a digital credential

We partner with Credly to deliver digital credentials for our graduates. Digital credentials are a graphical representation of your skills, combined with a description of the knowledge and activities it took to earn them. 

Digital badges can be used in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. 

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