York College


This qualification is aimed to increase the learners understanding and knowledge of 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Qualification Level

NCFE Level 2 (online distance learning, no exams involved).

Study Hours

Guided Learning Hours - 110

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course Duration

This particular short course is just 6 weeks long.

How it helps you

This course will provide you with a strong understanding of current data protection legislation and how it is applied to organisational policies and procedures and the methods to protect against any threats to ICT systems and data.

How is the course delivered

This course is available in online format. Personal tutors are assigned to each learner, to help ensure you have the support you need throughout the duration of the short course.

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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