What will I learn?

This course will cover current data protection legislation and key definitions.

  • Describe what personal data is
  • Describe the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Describe the roles of a Data controller, a Data Processor, and a Data Protection Officer
  • Understand the key principles of the GDPR.
    Understand organisational procedures concerning data.

  • Describe the procedures for recording, storing, and disposing of data.
  • Outline the security checks before releasing information.
    Understand the threats to Information Communication Technology ICT.

  • Understand the common threats to ICT systems and data.
  • Ways to protect systems from these threats.
    Understand the consequences of not protecting data.

  • Describe the consequences of not protecting data.
  • Describe the consequences of employees sharing confidential business or customer data.

    Where will it lead me?

    Learners may also be interested in our NCFE level 2 online courses on Principles of Cyber Security or Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

  • Fees:


    Level of Study:


    • 07/03/2024 - (VQDPCSA/FC01)
    • 17/05/2024 - (VQDPCSA/FC02)




    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


    09:00 - 16:30