The Course

Learn vital digital skills, discover a new career direction and find your perfect work/life balance. With our innovative training, you gain real world social media management experience. Within six months, you're ready to set up as a freelance social media manager.

Digital Mums The Course

Retrain in social media management and start a freelance flexible career from home

The Detail

Skills you'll learn

While on this programme, you'll learn how to:

  • Manage an effective multi-platform social media campaign
  • Set up and optimise social media platforms
  • Use hashtags and create your own
  • Use paid social media advertising
  • Find and engage with key influencers
  • Develop content strategies to reach your target audiences
  • Use tools to help with time management
  • Report on KPIs
  • Set yourself up as a freelancer
  • Find clients to work with
  • Audit clients' and competitors' channels

Why it's awesome

By joining this course, you'll receive:

  • Immersive and comprehensive training that gets you job-ready
  • A clear step-by-step process to learn how to set yourself up as a freelancer
  • Seven day a week support from the Digital Mums team
  • Ongoing training resources upon finishing
  • Access to the #DMCollective, our online community of social media professionals
  • An NUS student card

Who it's for

All mums who are interested in a flexible career in social media management, regardless of background, previous experience, or how long you've been out of work. 

Time and Cost

The Course is 24 weeks, plus 4-5 weeks holiday throughout. You will need to commit at least 15 hours of your time each week. The cost is £1,800 inc VAT which you can pay either upfront or in 2 separate payments, 3 months apart. For more info, see our FAQs. 

We generally fill up our cohorts months in advance of them starting so if you're interested in joining at a future date then we recommend getting in touch ASAP.

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What Happens Next

Time to find

out more

Fill out our application form and one of our team will be touch to arrange a chat to ensure you're the right fit and you appreciate the commitment you'll need to succeed. You can also read more about Digital Mums on our blog or check out the FAQs for more course information.

Get started

on your journey

In the first week, we'll introduce you to your Social Media Guide and peer support group. You'll also start working on your live social media campaign right away. While the learning is online and remote, the support of the Digital Mothership is never far away.

From trainee

to fully qualified

Within six months, you'll be ready to start looking for your own clients as a social media manager working from home. We'll show you how to set yourself up as a freelancer and you'll also get to join our incredibly supportive alumni community, the #DMCollective.

Success Stories

Digital Mums Amazing


Part-Time Work

"I had no idea such fulfilling and creative part-time work existed. I used to work in an office full-time but now I have a job I love and can do flexibly from home that fits around my family." Lucy James

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Digital Mums The Confidence Boost

The Confidence Boost

I've Needed

"After five years at home, my confidence was at an all-time low and I had no clue what to do next career-wise. Yet here I am, six months later, as an established social media manager!" Helen Manchip

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Digital Mums Finally, No More

Finally, No More

Office Life

"9-5 hours, long commutes and expensive childcare wasn't the life I wanted anymore. Digital Mums has given me a different kind of work life where I'm finally in charge." Cessally Collison

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Delivery Team

Digital Mums Louise Davis

Louise Davis

Social Media Guide

Louise offers feedback and words of encouragement to help our students make their campaigns as shiny and brilliant as possible. She’s a big fan of Instagram and a good cuppa!

Digital Mums Karen Jones

Karen Jones

Social Media Guide

Karen can be found hitching a ride with students on their digital learning journey. In return, she provides support, encouragement and a bit of well-placed feedback to get those campaign engines revving.

Digital Mums Tara Grant

Tara Grant

Academy Administrator

Tara is a member of the admin crew onboard the Digital Mums Mothership. She helps ensure things run smoothly so students can have a pleasant journey.

Digital Mums Gill Munro

Gill Munro

Social Media Guide

Gill provides expert support for our students during their learning. She can spot a frown, and turn it upside down, in a flash. She is also working on Product Development for Digital Mums.

Digital Mums Fiona Bridges

Fiona Bridges

Social Media Guide

Fiona cheerleads our mums and their awesome campaigns along the Course, providing feedback and support on the way. She loves a good Instagram filter.

Digital Mums Anita Naik

Anita Naik

Captain of the Mothership

Anita is one of the Captains of the Mothership on G+. She also facilitates between Programme Partners and Trainees so part fixer, part agony aunt, part Equalizer!

Digital Mums Claire Bingham

Claire Bingham

Social Media Guide

Claire is one of our Social Media Guides. Her role is to support our mums on their Digital Mums journey with hangouts and feedback to help them deliver totally awesome and kick ass campaigns.

Digital Mums Becca Johns

Becca Johns

Social Media Guide

Becca guides our students throughout their Digital Mums journey with hangouts and feedback to ensure they deliver campaigns that smash their goals. She is hopelessly addicted to Twitter and Diet Coke.


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