Pinterest for Business

This Pinterest course will give you a great understanding on how to best utilise this visual, image-sharing platform from the point of view of a business. 

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Is this for you?

Pinterest can be utilised in both your professional and your personal life. This course is designed for those who want to be able to utilise this platform effectively in a work capacity to help maximise a business’s marketing efforts.

Positions where social media skills are essential include Social Media Executive, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Manager. Other roles sometimes have social media given to them due to the in-depth knowledge held by that person, for example PA, EA or Office Managers. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 10 CPD points upon successful completion

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Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



10 hours

About this course

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.

This course will start right at the beginning and go through this unique programme from the beginning. You’ll get to grips with the terminology, how individuals and businesses use the programme, how to start and optimise Pinterest boards, types of pins, how to integrate your profile with a website, how to advertise on the programme and how to measure your success.

The course will take around 10 hours to study, and it’s all carried out online so you can fit it in around your work and home life commitments.

Call our Course Advisors for further details or to find out about our full range of social media training courses.

There are three sections in this course:

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

Aims and Objectives

This course is designed to take you from beginner to expert at all things Pinterest!

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.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

There are many careers you could work towards after the study of this course. With further training on how to best use other platforms from a business’s perspective, you could aim for creative-based positions such as Social Media Manager, Marketing Assistant or Marketing Manager to name just a few. Alternatively, you could work towards positions where you could be required to add the social media activities to a wider role such as PA, EA, Office Manager or Virtual Assistant. 

Pinterest for Business Course Training Centres

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Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Maynooth, Mullingar, Naas, Sligo, Swords, Wexford, Waterford, Laois, Courses available
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