Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security Level 2

What is this course about?

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.

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Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security Level 2

Start: Available throughout the year.

How is it taught

This is a distance learning qualification.

How will I be assessed?

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 Understanding Data Protection and Data Security Level 2

What else do I need to know?


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.

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Other distance learning courses or IT related part time qualifications.
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