ABC of TikTok

Course Overview: This beginner-friendly course is designed to introduce adults to the world of TikTok. The course focuses on explaining what TikTok is, its main features, and how it can be used for creating and sharing short-form videos. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the platform, learn to navigate it effectively, and explore how to engage with the TikTok community.

Module 1: Introduction to TikTok

  • What is TikTok?
  • The History and Evolution of TikTok
  • The Purpose and Importance of TikTok in Social Media

Module 2: Setting Up Your TikTok Account

  • Creating a TikTok Account: Step-by-Step
  • Understanding the TikTok Homepage
  • Completing Your Profile: Profile Picture, Bio, and Username

Module 3: TikTok Jargon Explained

  • For You Page (FYP) and Following Feed
  • Likes, Comments, Shares, and Saves
  • Challenges, Hashtags, and Trends

Module 4: Navigating the TikTok Interface

  • Overview of the TikTok Interface
  • Understanding the Home Feed, Discover Page, and Profile Page
  • Using the Search Function

Module 5: Creating and Sharing Content on TikTok

  • Recording and Uploading Videos
  • Adding Effects, Filters, and Music
  • Writing Captions and Using Hashtags

Module 6: Engaging with TikTok Videos

  • Liking, Commenting, and Sharing Videos
  • Duets, Stitches, and Reactions
  • Following and Messaging Other Users

Module 7: Participating in TikTok Challenges and Trends

  • What are TikTok Challenges?
  • How to Participate in and Create Your Own Challenges
  • Keeping Up with Trends and Viral Content

Module 8: Using TikTok for Personal Branding

  • Building Your Personal Brand on TikTok
  • Tips for Creating Engaging and Authentic Content
  • Leveraging TikTok for Networking and Opportunities

Module 9: Understanding TikTok Analytics

  • Overview of TikTok Analytics
  • Tracking Video Performance and Engagement
  • Using Analytics to Improve Your Content Strategy

Module 10: Privacy and Security Settings on TikTok

  • Understanding Privacy Settings
  • Adjusting Your Privacy Preferences
  • Protecting Your Account

Module 11: Exploring TikTok Features

  • Using TikTok Live
  • Exploring TikTok Ads and Promotions
  • Utilizing TikTok Shopping

Module 12: Maximizing TikTok for Enjoyment and Creativity

  • Finding Inspiration on TikTok
  • Engaging with Creative Communities
  • Exploring Educational and Informative Content

Course Completion and Certification

  • Recap of Key Learning Points
  • How to Obtain Your Certificate of Completion
  • Displaying Your Proficiency Soft Badge on Social Media

Course Objectives:

  • Provide a comprehensive understanding of what TikTok is and its importance in social media.
  • Equip adults with the basic skills to set up and navigate their TikTok accounts.
  • Explain TikTok jargon and key features in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Demonstrate how TikTok can be used for personal branding, networking, and creative expression.
  • Ensure participants understand how to manage their privacy and security settings on TikTok.

By the end of this course, participants will feel confident using TikTok to create and share short-form videos, engage with the community, and enhance their social media presence

Get the Gift of Skills for TikTok