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NCFE Data Protection and Data Security Level 2: Online

Course overview

Study this course FREE, with no course fees!

This is a fully online, self-directed, independent study course with assessor support and guidance. Students must have use of a laptop to complete this course and must be aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year (31 August). 

This 24-week course has a flexible start date and will run until 31 July 2024.

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.

Eligibility Criteria – this course is FREE if you:

  • are aged 19+
  • live in England, not within a non-funded postcode region
  • have been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • are not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • have not completed any part of the course before

Please note: If aged 19-23 you must have a Level 2 qualification.

Sign up today and you’ll be registered on the next weekly intake.

 

This fully online Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security will provide you with essential knowledge on data protection compliance. 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 gain an understanding of: 

  • 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

 

By taking this course you will:
  • achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • evidence your competency to employers
  • further your personal and professional development
  • learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

 
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Course Has Started Enquire Below
  • Flexible start - 31 July 2024
  • 24 Weeks
    • Free
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  • Flexible start - 31 July 2025
  • 24 Weeks
    • Free
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