The classes in the Social Media Specialist pathway prepares you for jobs that utilize your video, media, design, social networking and customer service skills in targeting virtual communities and social networks. The classes are structure to be “stackable” in design. The package includes (4) technical skills-based classes that take you from the basics to applying your skills in the real-world and (1) copyright, media and society class that will take you through the ethical considerations that every social media expert needs to know. On completion of the five classes the SFCC Continuing Education department awards students a certificate of completion. Students taking the classes for academic credit also receive a certificate of completion and can also use these classes towards their degrees or certificates in film and media arts. “This training is great for all ages, but especially for new generations that are growing up with social media but may not realize that there are amazing employment and self-employment opportunities in the field. Social media skills are in high demand and a bit of training can open the door to a whole world of possibilities that often offer more flexibility working conditions and faster advancement than many common entry-level jobs, “ said Jennifer Case Nevarez of New Mexico TechWorks.
New Mexico TechWorks sees SFCC as a key training partner in helping people develop the technical skills they need to get hired in the growing technology sector.