WAGE members

At Work Avenue, we are passionate about helping people stand on their own two feet so they earn a living to support themselves and their families.

We understand only too well how difficult this can be if you have not had the right training, and cannot access meaningful and practical work experience.

If you would like to develop your career in digital marketing, this course could be just for you!  Develop your digital marketing skills and gain invaluable practical experience to springboard your career

We will provide all the training you need to be competent, and then offer you projects with small businesses so you gain the practical hands on experience to ensure that your career gets off to a great start.  In short, you gain skills and valuable experience and the businesses gain much needed digital marketing services.

Through WAGE, our social enterprise, will heavily subsidise the cost of your training, leaving you with a fraction of the total cost to pay.

To register your interest please click here to complete the WAGE member application form and we will be in touch.

Digital Marketing Course

This digital marketing course will give you a good grounding and practical understanding of the different aspects of digital marketing, from search to social media and across key concepts of owned, earned and paid-for activities. Practical work will include: creation of SEO-friendly blogs; how to do basic PPC, social media advertising and create a strategy using the RACE model to link the adverts to landing pages. At the end of this course you should have the skills necessary to build digital marketing campaigns for start-ups and SMEs.

 

The course is taught by Howard Wilmot, a marketer with twenty years’ experience in digital marketing, still working within the industry as a lecturer, marketer and strategist. He’s worked across a number of sectors including financial services, healthcare, media, music and entertainment for B2B and B2C enterprises, corporations and SMEs, start-ups and individuals.

 

Time: Every Monday 9.30am – 3.30pm
Start date: Monday 20th June
End date: Monday 25th July
Location: WE Hub, Redbourne Avenue, N3 2BS
Cost: £90*

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke digital marketing course £995

Graphic Design

Every company, no matter how big or small, needs good graphic design to establish their brand, promote their business and keep their customers informed. In this course, you will learn how to create design material for print and digital use. The course will focus on teaching you the three most important software programmes as well as important design skills and the practical knowledge you will need to work with clients and oversee projects from start to finish. At the end of the course we will help you build a portfolio and obtain paid work projects.

 

Start date: TBC
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Length: 15 days in total – 2 days per week
Cost: £225*

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke graphic design course £2495

IT/Admin

At the end of this course you will be able to confidently undertake administrative tasks commonly used in most organisations large or small. The course will cover the key Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more, as well as introducing the Google suite and teaching professional customer service  The role of virtual assistant has been one of the more common requests for the WAGE and Work Avenue teams to fill and this course will give you the skills needed to complete such projects.

Start date: TBC
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Length: 7 days in total – 1 day per week
Cost: £105

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke IT/Admin course £875

Sales

Great sales people are critical to the success of all businesses and a successful sales person can earn a very good salary. Fluent and effective sales techniques will enhance the attractiveness of their company’s product or service when they sell to clients.

In this course you will learn all the key principles of sales techniques both on the phone and face to face. Amongst many other techniques, you will learn how to manage customers and key accounts, how to ask the right questions of the right people, how to know when to close the sale and how to negotiate.

Start date: TBC
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Length: 5 days in total 1 days per week
Cost: £90

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke Sales course £795

Social media marketing

This course will concentrate on the essential channels and most important tools for executing effective social media strategies on behalf of clients. Throughout the course you will analyse and discuss a variety of real case studies, take regular tests and quizzes to solidify your knowledge and benefit from the peer-to-peer learning and collaboration. Upon completing the course and the final assessment you will gain a solid understanding of opportunities offered by key social media platforms, their most relevant features and strategies for business and variety of tools that will help to tackle practical challenges you may face in the field.

Start date: TBC
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Length: 7 days in total
Cost: £105

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke Social Media Marketing course £1100

Web Design

No matter how large or small the business, they all need a contemporary and elegant website to inform or sell their wares.  This bespoke course will teach you from cradle to grave the whole web design process from research to completion and launch. By the end of the course, you will have completed a full website in WordPress and will be all set to undertake paid work with clients as a web designer.

Start date: TBC
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Length: 15 days in total
Cost: £225

 

If you think this could be for you, please click here to complete the application

 

*full price for bespoke Web Design course £2650

If you think any of these could be for you, please click here to complete the application.

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