Data Protection and Data Security Online Course

Data Protection and Data Security Online Course

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This online Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security will provide you with essential knowledge on data protection compliance.

About this event

Important Information:

This is a 12-week (approx. 120 hours) Online Self-Study qualification course. It can be started anytime and accessed (via a portal) at times/days to suit you. This is not a single event.

When you are ready to start register for the next available date and we will send you the application forms to complete.

Once this is done, we will contact you to organise a short induction via zoom/teams.

This online self-study course allows you to study at your own pace at a time and day that is convenient for you, gaining a level 2 qualification.

Course Information:

For anyone who works with personal data needs to understands the laws surrounding it.

The qualification will help to develop your understanding of key data legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act.

You will learn the steps that organisations can take to protect data from common threats to ICT systems, as well as the consequences that failing to protect data can have for individuals and organisations.

Course Content:

  • Current data protection legislation, and how it is applied
  • Organisational procedures concerning data
  • Possible threats to ICT systems and data, and how to protect against them
  • Consequences of not protecting data, and the impact of possible breaches.

How Will I Learn:

All learning will be online (self-study) and can be completed at a time that suits without the need to attend college. Dedicated tutors will provide written feedback on the assessments and ongoing remote support where required.

The course includes online learning materials in the form of interactive resources and flipbooks, a personalised login to access the online learning portal will be given on enrolment.

Each learner will be given a virtual online induction, candidates will be provided with learning and assessment materials that have been developed to support individuals to meet the qualification requirements.

You can only apply for one course at a time however upon completion you can enrol on a further 2 courses per academic year. It can take up to 12 weeks to complete a course

Once you have completed the application paperwork, we will contact you with dates for the induction, this will be online and give you chance to ask any questions.

These course are free, subject to eligibility criteria:

  • Learners must be aged 19+ on the 31/08/2021
  • Lived in the EEA/ UK for 3 years
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