Level 2 Certificate
The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of data protection and data security.
Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Endorsed by CIMPSA.
The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:
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 anyone who works with personal data understands the laws and acts in compliance.
Failure to process personal or sensitive data securely and lawfully can lead to severe penalties. Making sure that your employees are acting compliantly and handling data correctly is essential in any sector.
To be awarded the level 2 certificate, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an overview of the key data legislation that organisations are required to comply with.
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of organisational procedures concerning data, including steps organisations might take to protect the data they hold and the importance of doing so.
This unit provides learners with knowledge of common threats to ICT systems and data and ways to protect ICT systems from these threats.
Learners will also understand how to protect their own devices and data.
This unit aims to ensure learners understand the consequences of not protecting data.
Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.
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Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
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