NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security is eligible for European Social Funding and is designed for learners who wish to improve their knowledge of data protection and data security.

Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security Course Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of data protection and data security. It will help learners progress to a work role where data protection and data security knowledge is required.

Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security Course Objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

  • understand current data legislation
  • understand steps organisations might take to help protect data
  • understand how to protect their own data
  • understand how to protect ICT systems from common threats
  • understand the consequences of not protecting data and systems

Course Units

  1. Understand current data protection legislation
  2. Understand organisational procedures concerning data
  3. Understand threats to ICT systems and data
  4. Understand the consequences of not protecting data

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security, learners are required to successfully complete all four mandatory units.

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified assessor.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Admin
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
  • Level 2 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business Admin
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors/areas:

  • Business, Administration and Law
  • Information and Communication Technology

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.