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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security


This qualification for learners who want to work within a Adult Care setting. 

This course is a step into the Health and Social care sector to gain employment. 

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The Level 2 Certificate is aimed at learners moving into a Health & Social Care career path and would suit the following groups of people:

  •  New to Care 
  •  Wanting to do a refresher course 
  •  Personal family care interests  
  •  Aspire to work within a Care setting
  •  Bolt on study

Qualification Structure 

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security, candidates will need to complete 4 mandatory units.

  • Unit 01 Understand current data protection legislation
  • Unit 02 Understand organisational procedures concerning data
  • Unit 03 Understand threats to ICT systems and data
  • Unit 04 Understand the consequences of not protecting data

How will the qualifications be assessed?

You will work with your dedicated assessor and provide written answers via the Learning Assistant platform.


On average, most learners will complete in 2-3 months. Some learners may take less time depending on personal circumstances and how much time they have to dedicate to the course. We will work at a pace that suits you. You will have full uncapped support for 6 months.

What are the progression routes?

• Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Age Restrictions

The Level 2 Certificate is approved for those who are over the age of 16.





What is RQF?

The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units. It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression to be achieved in smaller steps through the accumulation of credit.

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