Master the basics of Digital Performance Marketing and get your career off to a great start with this brand new certificate. You’ll cover the key disciplines in digital marketing including SEO and Paid Search and develop the skills you need to plan and implement successful digital marketing campaigns. To reflect the pace at which digital is changing, the learning content is continuously reviewed.
The 10 hours of learning is delivered across 5 modules that can be completed at your own pace, in your own time. Candidates can access and download the learning through the IPA website on any device, or via the IPA Learning app.
A mandatory, multiple choice self-test, available in the online learning, must be passed before the exam date.
This assessment can be re-attempted as needed until you achieve a 75% pass grade. If the candidate does not pass this assessment by the exam date, the final exam will not be accessible to them and they must follow deferral or cancellation policy.
The qualification is then assessed via a formal 70-minute online exam at a set date and time, 105-minutes in non-English speaking countries. Candidates must answer 12 short-form essay questions.
The pass grade for the final exam is 50%. Candidates who pass the exam will be awarded a digital certificate of completion.
The IPA Digital Performance Certificate is written by practitioners, for practitioners. The 10 hours of online learning is split into five modules covering five key disciplines.
This module looks at what you need to do to be a successful client manager and strategic thinker. It’s less about the nuts and bolts of digital marketing campaigns and optimization and more about what you need to do to understand your client and their business.
Making the Case for Digital Marketing
Taking a Client Brief & Managing Expectations
This module covers paid search, one of the key digital marketing channels. You’ll learn about everything from how to write ad copy, to how to efficiently manage your keyword strategies.
Planning PPC Activity
Managing PPC Activity
In this module, we look at the various ways you can buy traffic through display marketing. We cover everything from native ads on social media, to programmatic display buys. We explain how each works and what you need to do to manage successful campaigns.
Managing and Optimising Display Campaigns
Search engine optimisation is all about getting more of the right kind organic search traffic. You’ll learn about how SEO has evolved over the last decade and see that it’s not the dark art it’s sometimes thought to be!
Building SEO-Friendly Websites
Site Architecture Guide
Managing On-Going SEO Optimisation Projects
Affiliate marketing is a marketing channel that involves working with third parties on a pay-per-result basis. Here we will explore how it works, find out what’s involved and how to manage and scale campaigns successfully.
Affiliate Marketing Basics
Managing and Improving Affiliate Programs