Data Protection and Data Security Level 2

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

Course Fees


Course Delivery

Online Only

Course Duration

8 to 12 Weeks

Awarding Body


Course Content

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.

  • Understand Current Data Protection Legislation
  • Understand Organisational Procedures Concerning Data
  • Understand Threats to ICT Systems and Data
  • Understand the Consequences of Not Protecting Data.