NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

Wiltshire College & University Centre
Course summary
16 weeks
Part time
Online courses
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Course description

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

This qualification will allow you to demonstrate an understanding of data protection and security, helping you progress to a work role where knowledge of data protection and security is required. You’ll gain an understanding of current relevant legislation, and knowledge of the processes taken to protect systems and data. If you’re interested in further study in business, administration, law or Information Technologies, this qualification will help you build a skills portfolio. You can tailor your learning to suit you with this flexible, distance-learning qualification.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).
  • Must have lived in the UK or EU for the last three years.
  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of the Mayor of London, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, West Midlands and the North of Tyne Combined Authority NTCA.
  • If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
  • If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Training Course Content

Your learning will be spread over four mandatory units. You’ll cover current data protection legislation, organisational procedures concerning data, threats to ICT systems and data, and the consequences of not protecting your data. You’ll also gain an understanding of how to protect your own data.

Continuing Studies

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Admin Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Wiltshire College & University Centre is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2018. Based across four main campuses, Wiltshire...

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Cocklebury Rd
SN15 3QD Chippenham

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