CPD Principles of Internet Safety

CPD Principles of Internet Safety

Internet safety courses highlight to potential employers that you are a confident and competent user of both computers and the internet, which is crucial for many job roles. This course aims to increase awareness of e-safety and improve knowledge of the dangers online when using the internet. This course is designed to highlight particular areas of concern for internet users, such as sharing personal information online and the possibility of being groomed online.

Content

Section 1: Features of the internet

In this section, you will develop your awareness of what the internet is and consider the advantages and disadvantages of the internet.

Section 2: How adults, children and young people use the internet

You will discover how to access the internet and consider how people of all ages use the internet, including how they communicate and their online shopping trends. This section also includes information on how to be safe when social networking.

Section 3: Risks associated with using the internet

In this section, you will be introduced to how your personal information is shared online and learn about cookies, risks to safety and privacy, cyberbullying and trolling. You will also discover how to prevent cyberbullying and risks to your privacy, and you will cover the warning signs of internet grooming.

Section 4: Staying safe when using the internet

This section will cover the signs and symptoms of online abuse to help you recognise if someone is being abused online. You will also discover how to report online abuse and how to support victims of internet abuse.

Section 5: Recognising online propaganda

This section covers the benefits and importance of recognising propaganda. You will develop your understanding of the meaning of propaganda, propaganda techniques and how to protect yourself online.

During your online learning course with LLC, you will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you every step of the way. In addition, you will have access to additional support when you need it to make sure you can be successful with your studies. Our online learning materials are high quality, interactive and accessible in different formats to ensure you will be successful with whatever you choose to study.


Location

LLC Online Learning is a way of accessing qualifications and courses, fully supported by a personal tutor but without attending lessons in a classroom setting. This means you can complete your studies in the comfort of your own home, giving you the opportunity to recap on your studies as often as you need to.


Start Dates

You can start and complete your studies at any time that suits you.


Hours

4 hours


Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.


If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees and much more.

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