Course Details

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above who use any form of computer, smartphone or other devices. It will provide the learner with the knowledge that is required to keep data protected and secure, both at work and at home.

Entry Requirements

No previous qualification is necessary.

Career options

Progression is encouraged to an apprenticeship or another business course.

NCFE L2 Cert Data Protection & Data Security

Five highlights

  • 1 Outstanding college
  • 2 Relevant and timely learning to help understand GDPR legislation
  • 3 Designated Assessor to support you
  • 4 Flexible, distance learning
  • 5 Can be completed in two/three days.

Key Points

  • Distance Learning
  • Flexible start date
  • Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security


Your course will cost

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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS747DD1A Distance Learning Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

Workbook 1 has 19 questions: it introduces you to the different laws that are in place to protect our data. You will explore the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), how it is applied to organisations and how it affects you as a consumer. You will also learn about Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts and procedures organisations put in place to protect data. Workbook 2 has 18 questions: you will learn about different threats and how to protect systems against potential attacks. You will also explore how to protect your own data and devices.

How will I be taught?

Alongside the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable Assessor Trainer who will give advice and guidance on the course content, as well as providing useful feedback on the work that you complete.

How will I be assessed?

By using e-Assessor, an online portal, to upload work for assessment and feedback by our specialist assessors.

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