The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate an understanding of data protection and data security. Students will gain an understanding of current data legislation, steps organisations might take to help protect data, how to protect their own data, how to protect ICT systems from common threats and will gain an understanding of the consequences of not protecting data and systems.
What will I learn
This qualification covers:
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 will I learn
Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.
Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.
An interest in, or be currently working in a role where data protection and data security knowledge is required.