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Online Learning in Understanding Data Protection & Data Security- Level 2 TQUK

Available for applications
Available for applications

More information about this Course

Useful Information

Mode of study:
Distance Learning


12 weeks

Awarding/validation body:

Please note, this course can only be funded for non- Greater London residents. Typically, learners who meet this criteria will have postcodes outside of this catchment area- gla_postcode_map_a3_map1.pdf (


If you are unsure if you are a non-GLA resident do not hesitate to contact the admissions department by calling 02087605934 or emailing

Course Overview

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.

Course Highlights

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.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

This online course is for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of data protection and the importance of keeping data secure.

• 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


You will be assessed throughout your study by a series of assessment questions which are built into the course. Your answers are automatically saved and are available for you to revise and edit at any point before submission. You submit your assessment answers to your Tutor for marking, who will give you feedback on each question.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for level 1 and 2; however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy or equivalent.