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CPD Principles of Internet Safety

Course Overview

With over 65 million internet users in the UK alone, knowing how to stay safe online has never been so important. Whether you are an individual looking to increase your knowledge for personal or professional reasons, or an employer looking for internet safety training for your staff, this course is ideal.

Relevant to all internet users, especially parents and carers, school staff, social workers, education settings etc, our CPD certified online Principles of Internet Safety course will provide you with a wide range of knowledge. It is designed to highlight particular areas of concern for internet users, such as sharing personal information online and the possibility of being groomed online, and it will increase your awareness of what the dangers are when using the internet.

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Official CPD certified course
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£30.00

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Section 1: Features of the internet

Develop an 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

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

Learn how personal information is shared online and learn about cookies, risks to safety and privacy, cyberbullying and trolling. Discover how to prevent cyber bullying and risks to privacy, and cover the warning signs of internet grooming.

Section 4: Staying safe when using the internet

Cover the signs and symptoms of online abuse to help recognise if someone is being abused online. Discover how to report online abuse and how to support victims of internet abuse.

Section 5: Recognising online propaganda

Learn the benefits and importance of recognising propaganda. Develop an understanding of the meaning of propaganda, propaganda techniques and how to protect yourself online.

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