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CPD Principles of Internet Safety (CPD Certified)

Course Overview

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.


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Fully online

Study from anywhere, at any time

Perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher

Great addition to your CV

Receive an e-certificate upon completion

Nationally recognised

Official CPD certified course

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals

Cost and Funding Information

Full Cost Price
£50.00

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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, cyber bullying and trolling. You will also discover how to prevent cyber bullying 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.