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Understanding Data Protection and Data Security - Level 2

Data protection compliance is an essential legal requirement for all organisations, Since the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, it is more vital than ever that anyone who works with personal data understands the law.

  • Course Description

    Why should I study this programme?

    • Achieve a free nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
    • 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
    • Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend college

    What will I 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.
  • Entry Requirements

    You must be aged 19 or over and not on any other funded training programme to study this course.

  • Course Length

    This course is online

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    All ages Free
    19+ £0

    Fee information

    This course is FREE!

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

    How is my course assessed?

    All assessment is completed online.

There are several enrolment dates throughout the year. Please apply for further details.

Distance Learning


Duration 12 weeks

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