Online Courses | NCFE Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security Level 2
Why this course?
Please only apply for courses commencing in the next two months.
Data protection compliance is an essential legal requirement for all organisations. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, it is more vital than ever that anyone who works with personal data understands the laws and acts in compliance. Failure to process personal or sensitive data securely and lawfully can lead to severe penalties. Making sure that you are acting compliantly and handling data correctly is essential in any sector.
This course is suitable for learners with some awareness of this area who want to develop their knowledge to aid their employment opportunities and for those in employment as part of their continuous professional development.
Learners are required to undertake the following units:
- Unit 1 Understand current data protection legislation
- Unit 2 Understand organisational procedures concerning data
- Unit 3 Understand threats to ICT systems and data
- Unit 4 Understand the consequences of not protecting data
This course is free if you are 19 years+ and have lived in the UK/EU for 3 years.
This course is free/government funded if you are 19+ at the start of the academic year, you live in Kent, Surrey, or Sussex and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years. Find out if you are eligible for funding.
The guided learning hours for this course are 110. Students generally spend 8-10 hours on their course each week and complete within 8 weeks.
Distance learning: times variable.