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Search Engine Marketing

For Search Engine Marketing

Course Duration: 2 Days, 8 Hours, including 3hrs of assessment
Mode of Assessment: Written and Practical
Attendance Requirements: 75% 
Course Completion Requirements: Meeting Attendance Requirement and graded as COMPETENT for both Written & Practical Assessmentv


This course covers how to manage, review and monitor the implementation of Paid Search Engine Marketing (SEM) strategies, establish targets for Paid Search Engine Marketing (SEM) campaigns and programmes, conduct analysis on performance of SEM campaigns and recommend opportunities for improvement.


Learning Outcome:

By the end of the course, the learner is able to:

  • Differentiate between social media platforms including blogging and Twitter

  • Identify the characteristics of Google Ads, Yahoo Search Marketing, and other data management platforms

  • Manage display network placement lists on AdWords and through other contextual advertising platforms

  • Build profitable web marketing programs

  • Recommend campaign management tools used for PPC campaigns

  • Apply techniques in bid management, ad copy creation, competitor analysis and keyword research

  • Differentiate actionable metrics for performance measurement and effective segmentation of keywords, respectively

  • Monitor traffic quality, click through rates and conversion rates across account

  • Design and test ads for new and existing acquisition campaigns with the knowledge of ad writing techniques

  • Monitor the profitability of advertising using proprietary and licensed management software

  • Identify low performing ads and placements and make necessary changes to maximise profit and volume

  • Identify fraud and low performing sources and domains

  • Create reports about new competitors entering the landscape and any possible changes in the search landscape

  • Identify the features of third-party tools and technologies

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Digital Marketing Landscape

  • Digital Marketing and Data Platforms

  • Audience Segmentation on Digital Marketing Platforms

  • Digital Marketing Programs and Automation

  • Setting Digital Marketing Goals and Objectives

  • Setting Up PPC Search Campaigns on Google Ads

  • Apply techniques in bid management, ad copy creation, competitor analysis and keyword research

  • Metrics for Keyword Planning and Display Ad Targeting

  • PPC Search Success Indicators

  • Monitoring PPC Search Success

  • Ad Copy Restrictions

  • Ad Copywriting Techniques for Display and Search

  • Design and Test Ads

  • Advertising Management Software Functions to monitor profitability

  • A /B Split Testing Techniques

  • Search and Display Campaign Optimisation and Reporting

  • Fraud and Placement Optimisation

  • Competitor Research

  • Additional SEM Tools


Two e-certificates will be awarded to trainees who have demonstrated competency in the WSQ assessment and achieved at least 75% attendance.

  • WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA)

  • Certification of Achievement by Wong Fong Academy Pte Ltd

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum GCE “N” level with at least 3 GCE “N” Level Passes

  • Able to speak, listen, write, and read English at a minimum proficiency level of the Employability Skills Workforce Skills Qualification Workplace Literacy Level (WPL) 5

  • Recommended all learners to have at least 1 or more years of sales and marketing experience

Payment Modes:
at any of our 3 branches
Cheque made payable to Wong Fong Academy Pte Ltd
PayNow to UEN 201110331W
Bank Transfer/GIRO details as below:

  • BANK NAME : United Overseas Bank Limited
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER : 450-302-829-2
  • ACCOUNT HOLDER : Wong Fong Academy Pte Ltd
  • BANK CODE : 7375
  • BRANCH CODE : 001

Please remember to indicate booking number at the remarks column when payment is done by Paynow, Bank Transfer and/or GIRO.

All payment can be made on the day of course commencement at the reception counter. Cheque payment can be mailed to 79 Joo Koon Circle Singapore (629107) at least 3 working days prior to course commencement. Please remember to indicate the booking number at the back of the cheque. We do not accept foreign cheques and money orders.


This course is applicable for SkillsFuture Funding up to 70%* 

Please go to or call Wong Fong Academy at 68633686 for more information.

*From 1 Jan 2022, SkillsFuture course funding will be revised to a baseline of 50% subsidy, with an additional 20% subsidy (up to 70% subsidy) for SMEs and Mid-career individuals (Singapore citizens above 40 years old) . Do note that the funding amount advised is not final and is subject to changes.

If you are a Singaporean aged 25 and above, you can choose to use your SkillsFuture Credit to offset the payment for this course. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the wide range of approved skills-related courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

Statement Of Attainment (SOA) from SSG will only be issued for ENGLISH classes