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New partnership brings Digital Marketing Institute certifications to Tamwood

Vancouver, BC – Oct. 01, 2021 ­­ – Tamwood International College (Tamwood) and the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) are honored to announce an innovative new partnership that will integrate DMI’s industry-leading digital marketing certifications into Tamwood Careers’ Digital Marketing programs.

From October 2021, Tamwood’s Digital Marketing students will receive an associate level certification from the DMI.

“I am very pleased to be able to further increase the value proposition for Tamwood’s Digital Marketing students. The DMI has chosen a great partner in Tamwood and we look forward to rolling this dual accreditation out to all of our current and future digital marketing students”. Said Tamwood President & CEO Matt Collingwood.


As the global certification standard for the Digital Marketing industry, the DMI offers the most widely recognized certifications in digital marketing for learners, educators and industry. With more than 150,000 members across the globe, the institute has trained more professionals to a single education standard than any other body in digital marketing education and training.

This partnership brings DMI’s world-leading content and certification to Tamwood Careers’ Digital Marketing programs.

With this partnership Tamwood Careers’ Digital Marketing students will also have access to DMI’s Membership library. An on demand portal of job ready assets including eBooks, toolkits, templates case studies, podcasts and much more.  Through these resources, students will be able to add skills to their toolkit that will set them apart in a digitally-first world.

Michael Goeden, Head of Group Strategy and Development at DMI shared his thoughts, “Digital Marketing Institute is delighted to add a quality partner in Tamwood International College to our network. The partnership represents a really exciting opportunity for students to acquire dual certification and gain real life experience through Tamwoods co-operative education work placement. Students will not only gain the knowledge, skills and a professional credential through the through the program, but will also benefit from DMI Membership and hundreds of practical resources to support their transition and ongoing success in the workplace through the placement.” 


About Tamwood International College

Founded in 1992 by Tamsin Plaxton and Matt Collingwood, Tamwood is a private higher education company head-quartered in Vancouver, BC. Tamwood provides programs and services in post-secondary vocational education, academic transfers, ESL training, pathways, and junior summer centres (Camps).

Tamwood’s programming is industry recognized and agents all around the world have voted us the best ESL school in North America, Best Vocational College, and Best Junior Course for Under 18s for several years running at the ST Star Awards. A full list of Tamwood’s  awards can be found here. Find out for yourself and experience the Tamwood difference!


About the Digital Marketing Institute

Founded in Ireland, DMI has offices in the U.S. and Australia, over 150,000 members, and partners in more than 150 countries. It works with colleges, universities, and businesses of all sizes to provide marketing professionals with the skills, confidence and industry know-how to stay relevant — and to make an impact — in an always evolving digital world. DMI is backed by Spectrum Equity, a leading U.S. based growth equity firm.


For any inquiries or questions, email Matt Collingwood at