Course Duration
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Location
Off Site
Course Cost
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Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding and are therefore FREE to all learners who are aged 19+, living in England and an EU resident for at least 3 years (subject to an eligibility check).
Course Code
DL4038
Start Date
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Course Summary


Unit 01 Understand current data protection legislation
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an overview of the key data legislation that organisations are required to comply with.

Unit 02 Understand organisational procedures concerning data
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of organisational procedures concerning data, including steps organisations might take to protect the data they hold and the importance of doing so.

Unit 03 Understand threats to ICT systems and data
This unit provides learners with knowledge of common threats to ICT systems and data and ways to protect ICT systems from these threats. Learners will also understand how to protect their own devices and data.

Unit 04 Understand the consequences of not protecting data
This unit aims to ensure learners understand the consequences of not protecting data.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

* You must be aged 19+
* You must live in England (not available to people living in Ireland, Scotland or Wales)
* You must have been an EU resident for at least 3 years
* No qualifications are necessary for you to start the course.
All learners are subject to an eligibility check before you can start the course. You may be required to forward information to us about your current employment or income/benefit status to allow you to get started.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is based on answering questions either online or by completing a paper-based question/answer paper.

How Is It Taught

As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security

What Could I do Next

After completing a distance learning qualification and receiving confirmation from your assessor that the course has been achieved, you are able to enrol on another distance learning qualification.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The assessments are divided into units and submission of answers is per unit. Support is available from your assessor throughout the course and after the completion of each unit when the assessor will assess the answers provided and provide written feedback.

Entry Requirements

* You must be aged 19+
* You must live in England (not available to people living in Ireland, Scotland or Wales)
* You must have been an EU resident for at least 3 years
* No qualifications are necessary for you to start the course.
All learners are subject to an eligibility check before you can start the course. You may be required to forward information to us about your current employment or income/benefit status to allow you to get started.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is based on answering questions either online or by completing a paper-based question/answer paper.

How Is It Taught

As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security

What Could I do Next

After completing a distance learning qualification and receiving confirmation from your assessor that the course has been achieved, you are able to enrol on another distance learning qualification.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The assessments are divided into units and submission of answers is per unit. Support is available from your assessor throughout the course and after the completion of each unit when the assessor will assess the answers provided and provide written feedback.

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Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.

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