Level 2 in Understanding Data Protection & Data Security
- CampusDirect Offsite
- Course Length12 Weeks
- Type of CoursePart Time
- Week CommencingFlexible
- Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed
This course introduces you to the different laws that are in place to protect our data. You will explore the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), how it is applied by organisations and how it affects you as a consumer. You will also learn about the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts and procedures organisations may put into place to protect data. Workbook 1
Section 1: Understand current data protection legislation
Section 2: Understand organisational procedures concerning data
Section 3: Extension activities
As technology advances, threats to ICT systems and data are increasing. In this workbook, you will learn about different threats and how to protect systems against potential attacks. You will also explore how to protect your own data and devices.
Section 1: Understand threats to ICT systems and data
Section 2: Understand the consequences of not protecting data
Section 3: Extension activities
Other Important Info Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
Further your personal and professional development
No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time
Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
Free courses for adults
Eligibility criteria will be checked on application
Due to the availability of government funding, we're able to offer a range of short qualifications at no cost to applicants aged 19 or over who have lived in the EU for at least three years.
Funded places are limited so please book early to secure your place
By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own personal and professional development, which could also support you in improving your career prospects. You can progress onto another Level 2 or a Level 3 Course and continue your studies.
Entry Requirements Candidates MUST be aged 19 plus (born before 01/09/1998)
Lived in the EU for 3 years
Must have access to a computer and have wi fi
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