Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate an understanding of data protection and data security. Students will gain an understanding of 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 will gain an understanding of the consequences of not protecting data and systems.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understand current data protection legislation Understand organisational procedures concerning data Understand threats to ICT systems and data Understand the consequences of not protecting data

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

You will need an interest in, or be currently working in a role where data protection and data security knowledge is required. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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