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Level 2 Understanding Data Protection and Data Security

Data Protection GDPR Courses

Course Details

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.

This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of data protection and data security  and will include:

  • Current data protection legislation
  • Steps you or your organisation might take to help protect data
  • Possible threats to ICT systems and data
  • Consequences of not protecting data, and the impact of possible breaches

Benefits of the course

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification within 6 weeks
  • 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
  • Study online, learn at a time that suits you

Level 2 Course


There are two ways to study this qualification:

Online Only – 6 Weeks:
Study the full course online. Modules are set each week and assessed by your tutor who will discuss and assess your submissions.

Blended  Study – 6 Weeks:
The same online study programme as above, but with two intensive study days in College during the course.

Start Dates

Various Start Dates Available – Contact us using the form below for more information.

Course Costs

Online Only: FREE – this course requires a £110 deposit upon application which is refunded once you have successfully completed the qualification

Blended Study: £330

Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.


To apply for this course, please fill out the contact form to register your interest. One of our team will get in touch shortly to provide more information and enrol you on to the course.