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DIGITAL, DATA AND IT FREE ADULT LEARNING

Data Protection and Data Security Level 2

With modern businesses increasingly relying on technology and cloud storage, it is important for individuals to understand data protection regulation, data protection and ICT systems. This skills set is beneficial to learners and professionals at any level.

This Data Protection and Data Security Level 2 course is designed to support any learners that are not in employment to return to the labour market and to develop the skills of employed learners, allowing them to develop their careers. Learners will have the opportunity to enhance their independent learning skills and to become self-motivated.

Entry requirements:

  • Candidates must be 19+ (as of the 31st of August 2021)
  • UK residency requirement
  • Postcode restrictions do apply, the candidate must be in a qualifying location
  • Candidates are required to own working IT equipment and have stable internet connection (computer, access to Microsoft packages, video, and audio)

At a glance

Relevant to

Employed or unemployed learners looking to gain data protection and security skills

Entry requirements

There is an initial assessment as part of the application process

Free Adult Learning

Type

Free adult learning

Standard

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

Level 2

Level

Level 2

Format/Modality

Virtual delivery

Duration

10 weeks

Nationwide

Geography

Nationwide

Cost

Free, government funded

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Programme outcomes

For employers

This course can help existing employees develop a deeper understanding of data protection regulation and compliance. As an essential legal requirement for all organisations, this course will help employees become aware of current regulations and the part they play in data protection.

For learners

On completion of this course, you will be better placed to understand current data protection legislation and how these are relevant to your organisation’s policies regarding data protection. If you are currently unemployed, these skills can help you move into employment or to other Level 2 or Level 3 vocational qualifications and apprenticeships.

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this course you will:

  • Current data protection legislation and how it is applied
  • Organisational procedures concerning data
  • Threats to ICT systems and data, and how to protect against them
  • Consequences of not protecting data, and the impact of breaches

  • This course is assessed through completion of an assessment workbook, which will be worked on throughout the programme, with the support of your tutor

Programme features

  • Immersive workshops and sessions
  • Regular development meetings with expert Coach or Trainer
  • Evidence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour
  • Maths and English Level 2 (if not already obtained)
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What our learners have to say

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Prior to working at Babington, I have worked in other apprenticeship providers, colleges, schools, other organisations, and I have done work also abroad. My speciality are various areas of ICT, such as Data Analysis, Networking, Infrastructure, and Security Principles. I enjoy working at Babington because it provides me with an environment where I am trusted by my peers to get the job done to the best of my ability and of the highest standard!

Andrey Davis

Specialist Trainer

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Delivering meaningful outcomes

Trust your professional development to the experts. We're proud to help upskill thousands of professionals every year and support businesses in building the talent pipelines of tomorrow.

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48% of companies are recruiting for roles that require hard data skills

33%

Data analysis will become the fastest growing digital skills cluster, increasing by an estimated 33% in the next five years

36%

Studies show 36% salary increase for digitally capable employees

Supercharge your career

  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence
  • Purpose built learning platform
  • Dedicated support and guidance
  • Virtual delivery with interactive resources and webinars
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