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Pinterest for Business

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

Pinterest is a social media programme where personal users can share interests, hobbies and lifestyle through images ‘pinned’ to different boards. Businesses are quickly working out that this platform can offer a unique way to share their company ethos and product offering to its audience.

Duration: 10 hours

CPD Points: 10


Section 1:

• About Pinterest

• Pinterest history

• Pinterest terminology

• Pinterest use by individuals

• Pinterest use by businesses

• Getting started

• Managing and using boards

• Searching Pinterest

Section 2:

• Optimising Pinterest profiles

• Optimising Pinterest boards

• Optimising Pinterest pins

• Using images and video

• Types of pins

• Using rich pins

• Integrating with a website

• Tactics

• Pinterest for mobile

Section 3

• Increasing followers

• Promoted pins for advertising

• Pinterest contests

• Measuring success

• Best practice

Whether you run your own business or work for a business with products or services that you can visualise, this is a great platform to help promotional activities.

You’ll learn how to make best use of this visual social network from the perspective of a business with the ultimate aim of increasing brand awareness and engagement with your target audience.

There are no formal pre-requisites required 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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