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Level 2 Certificate Understanding Data Protection & Data Security

Subject Area

Digital & IT

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This qualification will enable you to demonstrate understanding of data protection and data security. It will help you progress into a job role where data protection and data security knowledge is required. Throughout the course you will explore current data legislation as well as steps that organisations might take to help protect data. You will also learn how to protect ICT systems from common threats and understand the consequences of not protecting data and systems.

Why should I choose the course?

Anyone who works with personal data needs to understands the laws surrounding it. This fully online course 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 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. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to secure a related job role.

What will I learn?

The course will include the following topics:

  • 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.

What will the course lead on to?

If you are looking to begin a career which involves data protection, this course will help you gain the skills employers are looking for. If you wish to study a related course, you can view our full range of adult courses on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration.

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