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Google+ for Business

The Google+ for Business training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning.

Google+ for Business is a short online course that takes the mystery out of one of the newest and most under-utilised social media platforms. It delves into what the platform does for you personally, and as a business user, and unearths tricks of the trade that you will find really valuable.

From setting up your Google+ profile, to joining circles, sharing documents and publishing articles no stone is left unturned.

Course Duration: 9 Hours

CPD Points: 9


Google+ for Business is a practical course that really explores this platform. With a step by step guide on how to really get under its skin and make it work for you, this course starts with the basics then uncovers some very creative uses.

You’ll learn:

What is Google+ – it’s key features, profiles, the Google+ audience, how it benefits personal and business users;

Setting up a personal profile – creating, optimising and editing a profile, security, status updates, events, hangouts and searching,Google Drive;

Google+ for Business – creating a business page, using Google Local, using and promoting the Google+ business page; using communities; collections, measurement and best practice.

This course is ideal for anyone looking at how to use social media to promote their business or personal profile.

Particularly suitable for PAs, EAs, Office Managers, Marketing Assistants, Business Development Managers, Entrepreneurs as well as those involved in PR, Event Management and Promotion.

This course looks at how to use Google+ as a powerful social media tool. It introduces you to all the elements, some of which you might have otherwise missed, and shows you how to get the very best out of its functionality.

Whether looking to promote yourself or your business, you will have a whole new set of tools at your fingertips after this course.

It is exciting to see the huge scope of using this platform properly.

There are no prerequisites for this course

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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