What will I learn?
This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of data protection and data security – covering current data legislation, steps organisations might take to help protect data, how to protect their own data, how to protect ICT systems from common threats and the consequences of not protecting data and systems.
This is an on-line course.
Government funding means that we are able to offer this course free of charge to eligible delegates. Learners will need to complete all units within 6 weeks and in the event of non-completion, a £100 administration fee will be charged.
Where will it lead me?
Once you have completed your distance-learning course you will receive a certificate of completion. You will also have the option of enrolling onto another course if you wish to continue learning new skills.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
Our Level 2 online learning courses are free to England residents* aged 24+ regardless of previous qualifications. Learners aged 19 to 23 are eligible for free courses if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. (Learners aged 19 to 23 who have not already achieved a full L2 qualification, may be subject to costs. Please contact the College for further clarification)
*Due to funding restrictions we are unable to enrol anyone to this course who doesn’t live in England or who lives in the local authority areas of:
Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne
North of Tyne Combined Authority
West of England
Sheffield City Region
If you don’t live in England or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.
Free if aged 19+ and if 19-23 must already have a full L2 or above qualification to be eligible
Level of Study:Part-Time
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