Digital Data Management (DDM) for Business



Course duration

4 Weeks

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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This course is aimed at those working in any role where Data Security is important.

Good Data Security starts with Great Data Management!

The management of digital data is extremely important to all businesses. Employees should all have a good understanding of the risks and consequences of poor data management when accessing, processing, and sending data digitally. This learning programme is designed to upskill individuals to understand how to manage digital data to prevent data breaches, data loss threats and from cyber-attacks. Learners will also learn how identify unethical conduct within the digital environment.


This Data Security course is Fully Funded for employees or businesses based in Greater Manchester.

The Digital Careers Upskill Programme (DCUP) is delivered by Serco as part of Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s three-year Skills for Growth programme, which is funded through the European Social Fund.

Serco’s programme provides businesses and employed people with access to fully funded digital skills training courses in partnership with Approved Training Providers across the Greater Manchester area. It is available in Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

Course Content

  • Understand the consequences of digital data breaches and data loss
  • Understand how to manage digital data in line with GDPR
  • Know how to prevent and minimise cyber attacks
  • Recognise red flags and how to deal with them
  • Identify unethical conduct within a digital environment
  • Understand what cyber security involves
  • List groups that pose a cyber Security threat to yourself and your organisation
  • Identify what actions can be taken to protect yourself and your organisation from cyber attacks
  • List different types of cyber attack

The course is completed online through our online system OneFile. Each learner will be allocated an assessor to help and support them through their course.

Learners will receive an Essential Site Skills Digital Data Management (DDM) for Business certificate, including an additional accredited Level 3 certificate in Understanding Legislation and Ethical Conduct within Cyber Security.