Data protection compliance is an essential legal requirement for all organisations. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, it is more vital than ever that everyone who works with personal data understands the laws and acts in compliance, as the penalties can be severe.
Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification Further your personal and professional development Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college Improve your knowledge of data protection and the importance of keeping data secure Further your professional development with skills that are vital for anyone who handles data
What you will learn
Current data protection legislation, and how it is applied Organisational procedures concerning data Possible threats to ICT systems and data, and how to protect against them Consequences of not protecting data, and the impact of possible breaches.
Terms and conditions
The course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks, approximately 4 hours per week will be required to complete all units. If you can commit to more, the qualification can be completed more quickly. If you're 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years, your course/s will be free - you just need to complete it/them within 12 weeks or pay a £100 administration fee if you dont. The funding for this course comes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency. We can claim this on your behalf if you live in England, except for those living in Greater London or any of the other devolved authorities (Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, West of England, West Midlands, the Tees Valley and Cambridge & Peterborough), in which case you should find a College nearer to home to provide your course.