Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Security
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.
Who it is suitable for?
This course is suitable for learners who wish to progress to a work role where data protection and data security knowledge is required.
How is the qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security, learners are required to successfully complete all four mandatory units.
- Understand Current Data Protection Legislation
- Understand Organisational Procedures Concerning Data
- Understand Threats to ICT Systems and Data
- Understand the Consequences of Not Protecting Data
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Security, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources. The Level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Security is internally assessed.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
This course is free of charge*, however, there is a charge of £50 which will be payable if you do not complete the course.
*Funding available subject to eligibility check
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Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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