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Learn the skills and best practices you need to manage social media professionally.

Thank you for filling out the form to gain access to Hootsuite’s Student Program.

Get started by claiming your free coupon code to take the Hootsuite Platform and Social Marketing Certifications (please do so within the next 30 days to prevent the coupon from expiring).

Don’t worry—there’s no rush to complete the certification exams right away. Once you claim your coupon, you can explore the training courseware at your own pace and take the exams any time.

  • Step 1: Apply your coupon code to your account

    Your free coupon code is hsspsp240251

    Apply the coupon within 30 days.

    After the coupon has been redeemed you can take the exams at anytime.

    1. Click ‘Apply your coupon code now’ below

    2. Create a free Hootsuite Academy account or if you have one already select “I already have an account”

    3. Follow the checkout steps and confirm your order reflects $0.00 USD

    4. Click “Enroll now”

    You have now applied your free coupon code to your account and to find your training and exams click “My Enrollments” when logged into your Hootsuite Academy account.

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  • Step 2: Start exploring Hootsuite Academy

    Start learning with Hootsuite Academy. Ask your instructor what content you should be exploring in your class.

    Once you've completed the Hootsuite Platform Training and Social Marketing Training courseware, get certified by taking the associated exam. The coupon you redeemed in Step 1 will be active in your account and allow you to take the Hootsuite Platform (value $99) or Social Marketing (value $199) exams for free.

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  • Step 3: Take the Hootsuite Platform Certification Exam

    Once you've had a chance to watch the training courseware, take the Hootsuite Platform or Social Marketing certification exams (using your coupon code above).

    After  you pass the exam list yourself in the Certified Professionals Directory so you can showcase your social media skills to potential employers and other Social Media industry professionals.

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Which certifications do I get for free?
Participants in Hootsuite’s Student Program receive a free coupon to take the Hootsuite Platform and Social Marketing Certification exams.

Do I need to pay to access course content?
No— Hootsuite Platform and Social Marketing courseware content is free.

I redeemed my coupon. How do I find my certification exam?
All the courses and exams you’ve enrolled in can be found on the “My Enrollments” page

Other questions?
Visit the Hootsuite Help Center.