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Level 2 Certificate in

Data Protection & Security

Qualification purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of data protection and data security. It will help learners progress to a work role where data protection and data security knowledge is required.

 

Qualification objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

  • understand current data legislation

  • understand steps organisations might take to help protect data

  • understand how to protect their own data

  • understand how to protect ICT systems from common threats

  • understand the consequences of not protecting data and systems.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security, learners are required to successfully complete all four mandatory units:

  • Understanding current data protection legislation

  • Understanding organisational procedures concerning data

  • Understanding threats to ICT systems and data

  • Understanding the consequences of not protecting data

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Admin

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

  • Level 2 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles

  • Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)

  • Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business Admin

  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service.