Squared Online developed with Google

Google's digital marketing qualification for tomorrow’s connected leaders. Developed with Google, built by the best practitioners in the marketing industry and delivered collaboratively online.

Who is it for? The online digital marketing course is for ambitious marketers who want to be at the cutting edge of the digital revolution, and those seeking to become digital marketers.
Qualification: Squared Online Certificate in Digital Marketing
Location: Distance Learning
Start date: Ongoing
Duration: 5 months

Fast Track Your Digital Marketing Career With Squared Online

The Squared Online Certificate in Digital Marketing is a ground breaking education initiative.  This unique digital marketing course has been developed with Google with contributions crowdsourced by leading employers to meet their need for high calibre digital talent and leadership.

Taught online over 5 months and featuring high profile guest speakers, you will graduate with a certificate endorsed by the IAB and the IPA, and accredited by the CPD - with training highly sought after by brands, agencies and start ups alike.

High profile expert speakers

Marketing industry luminaries share knowledge and inspire with unique recorded lectures, exclusive to the Squared Online Digital Marketing course.  Previous speakers from the in-person course include Sir John Hegarty of BBH, Rory Sutherland of Ogilvy, Nicola Mendelsohn at Facebook, Cilla Snowball CBE of AMV BBDO and Eric Shimoda, Search Specialist at Google.

Unique digital learning experience

We learn through experience, through making mistakes, and trying out ideas - not by being told. With Squared Online you will be working with others on real projects to give you experiences that you will be able to draw on throughout your career.

Get the whole picture: Strategy > Management > Technology

To really fly in digital you need to understand the technology, the best ways to use it, and how to manage teams to execute ideas in the most efficient way. Squared gives you a rounded view and a real working context.

Join the Squared Network

More than a course, more than a qualification, we are a network of future digital marketing leaders. If you are an ambitious digital marketer or would like to become one, we would love to hear from you. To find out availability just leave your details on the form.

Your qualification...

  • One online live class per week
  • 130 hours of practical learning over 5 months
  • Five sequential learning modules
  • Dedicated team to support you throughout the course
  • Endorsed by the IPA and the IAB and accredited by the CPD
  • Develop expertise highly valued by brands, agencies and employers.


  • Module 1 – Think Disruptive
  • Module 2 – A Connected World
  • Module 3 – Think Optimised
  • Module 4 – Think like a Brand
  • Module 5 – The Ongoing Revolution

How it works

Squared Online creates the digital leaders of tomorrow. Developed with Google and powered by Home Learning College, we’re at the forefront of an innovative movement in online learning. The course takes place online over four months. Taught by industry experts, you will increase your confidence and competence in digital strategy.

Squared Online is not just about acquiring digital skills. You’ll be challenged to become an effective leader, whilst improving your own personal effectiveness. As well as expert tutors, your peers on the course play an active role in your learning and assessment, as you do for them.

What is included?

  • Full tutor support throughout course
  • All online class and e-learning materials
  • 24 hour access to the Virtual Campus - the UK’s largest online campus for professionals.

Do you have what it takes?

If you’re…

  • Looking to make the jump into digital from a general marketing position
  • Currently working in a professional / management role but not in marketing, yet
  • A graduate looking for a fast track into this competitive and fast changing industry.

Squared Online could be for you.

To Qualify for Squared:

To meet the entrance criteria you’ll need a first or second class university degree, or one of the following:

  • 3 + Years work experience, ideally in marketing
  • A level 4 marketing qualification such as the CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing.

You will also need an up to date LinkedIn profile.

You will also need to:

  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Have broadband internet access
  • Have basic PC skills and online access
  • Be over the age of 18
  • Be fully committed to Squared!

Think you’re up to the challenge of Squared? Register your interest and find out availability for Squared Online above.

Start Dates

Each course takes place over 5 months. We’ll let you know the exact dates and class times when you get full course information using the form on this page.

Course Price

The Squared Online Certificate in Digital Marketing is priced at £1,799.00 + VAT.

  • If you are funding the course yourself it can be paid in instalments over two or three months with no interest.
  • ‘Squares’ are valuable to employers, with 2 out of 3 being given more responsibility or promoted within three months. Squared is a powerful way to develop digital expertise and apply it instantly, so your employer may be interested in funding your place if they believe it will help you do your job better. We can provide additional information to help you build a business case for your employer.

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