Introduction to Facebook

Course Dates: 03/02/23 - 10/02/23
Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
Learn more about Facebook, the social networking site that allows you to find and communicate with friends and common interest groups. Keep in touch with family and friends or get in touch with long lost relations or school friends.
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Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £51.00

Course Code: CFBB03

Fri, day, 03 Feb - 10 Feb '23

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Lessons are very hands-on and you will learn about the potential risks associated when using social media and how to socialise safely online and communicate easily with your friends and family. You'll be able to develop and practice your Facebook skills during the classes. This course is suitable for beginners and those with previous Facebook experience.

What will we cover?

An overview of social media (Facebook)
Setting up and managing your own personal account.
Explain different types of accounts.
How to grow your Facebook community.
Expand your personal network and communicate with friends and family.

Keeping in touch with friends and family.
Staying safe while online.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

An overview of Facebook.
Outline social networking concepts.
Keeping in touch with friends and family.
Staying safe while online.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is suitable for beginners and those with previous Facebook experience. You should be able to follow spoken instructions, read written instructions and information, and discuss work with your tutor in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer.
The course consists of practical activities, discussions and demonstrations. One to one guidance and support will be given throughout.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You should have access to your existing social media account(s) and remember to bring with you the log in details. If you don’t have existing account(s) you will need to bring a valid email address and its password to sign up for a new account. This will help you to practice the course content during the class and gain valuable hands-on experience.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Facebook for business, Social media for business, Podcasting: introduction, Twitter: a short introduction, instagram a short introduction, Blogging: write your own blog using WordPress.

Amber Raney-Kincade

Amber holds an MBA in International Marketing, and previously worked as a Marketing Manager and Account Director for various marketing agency in London, where she was an early adopter in using social media in campaigns with high success. After the recession in 2009, she started teaching adults how to use social media to promote their business, often working with career changers who were switching gears after being made redundant to start their own businesses. She began teaching social media at City Lit in 2015. Her approach is dynamic and engaging, vowing to make the scary world of social media accessible to everyone from the tech-savvy to the technophobe!

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.