Certificate in E-commerce

3 modules

300 hours

Work for yourself and start your own e-commerce business with this comprehensive certificate to enter the online business world.

The course covers everything from setting up your brand on socials, increasing lead generation, effective marketing strategies and optimising your website. You will also learn about automation of your product or service and managing your cash flow.

Course overview

Payment options

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan for $25 per week. It also qualifies for a discount for upfront payments.

Course duration

This course is made up of 3 in-depth modules. The amount of study time required to complete this course is approximately 300 hours of study. There is an option to reduce modules from this program to suit your needs.

Tutor support

You are studying online – but you are not studying alone. Our tutor support service comes with all of our courses and is available to you 24 hours, 7 days a week.


A Certificate of attainment will be issued upon completion of your course.

24/7 Access

Online 24/7 access to your course allowing you to fit your study in with your schedule.


This certificate is accredited through the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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Course details

This course is ideal for:

  • Students wanting to start a new business online
  • Businesses looking to provide e-commerce for their existing products and services

100% Online

This qualification will help you understand the key components to building a successful online business so you can live the dream of an online influencer you may be following.

Developed in response to the booming e-commerce industry, this certificate is delivered online in order to fit into your busy schedule. It will guide you on how to set up your product or service online, create a marketing foundation and branding strategy so your business can reach its full potential online.


Career prospects

Where can this course take you?

This course opens up many opportunities only limited by your passion and imagination. Here are just some career pathways you could follow:
  • Entrepreneur
  • Small business owner
  • Marketing assistant
  • Marketing business
  • Passive income e-commerce
  • Business owner

Course modules

This course is comprised of 3 modules:

  • E-commerce and Marketing
  • Social Media Masterclass
  • 1 elective module of your choice


Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted and marked by the school’s tutors before it is returned to you with any comments, feedback and if necessary, extra reading.

Topics covered in the E-commerce and Marketing module include:

  • Setting up a business
  • Setting up an e-commerce website
  • Website visibility
  • Selecting target markets
  • Developing the marketing mix
  • Promoting an e-commerce site
  • Optimising website potential
  • Search engine optimisation
  • Increasing website exposure
  • Marketing plan
  • Direct marketing
  • Social media optimisation
  • Automating supply of goods, services and cashflow
  • Dealing with e-commerce problems

Topics covered in the Social Media Masterclass module include:

  • Tips and tricks to develop compelling mobile content
  • Growth strategy
  • Ads for lead generation
  • Ads made simple
  • Types of Facebook ads
  • Increasing conversions
  • How to advertise
  • Tracking and analysing your social media marketing strategy

Elective modules to choose from:

  • Information Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Marketing Foundation
  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Freelance Writing
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“I have been very happy with the service your school offers. The administration staff always reply within 48 hours, the tutors are reliable and never late with marking assignments, and the course itself is very well done and useful!”


“I’ve tried to study by correspondence before, but have lost patience waiting for the snail mail, and extended periods for marking. The speed with which each assignment was handled using email was excellent, and I applaud you!”


Gain the Pathway to Certificate in E-commerce for only $25 per week

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