IQ Level 5 Certificate in Information Protection

Description

Welcome to the iSMTA and our online Modern Information Security Training course at Level 5, which is certified by Industry Qualifications (IQ) who are approved by qualification regulators in the UK.

Information Security Training has been a necessary part of organisations and business since they began. The need to protect information, data, brand reputation, the workforce, profits and trade secrets has been daily activity the value of which is often only recognised when something goes wrong. Every organisation or business will have some information protection measures in place, with most security protective measures being so normal that they are a simple part of our everyday lives. Being protective about plans, salaries, employee data, medical information and trade secrets are just such examples.

The explosion of social media has brought us to an age where there is a plethora of personal, private and business information available with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Information Security Training being modern

Therefore Information Protection needs to be ever-changing, to adapt to changing threats, to changing needs and to our ever-changing world. Information Protection must continue to modernise to maintain its value and effectiveness. Those employed to advise on Information Protection need to keep up-to-date too. Qualifying through this programme is an excellent way to be a Modern Information Protection Professional and provides a perfect pathway to further Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course Aim & Length

Introduction
The iSMTA online e-learning Modern Information Security Training course & training has been designed for anyone wishing to gain a recognised Industry Qualification (IQ) Level 5 Certificate. So if you already work in a security environment protecting information or are new to the sector this course will enable you to become a recognised Information Protection Professional.

Why iSMTA
Unlike other providers iSMTA is an e-learning purist, in that all taught content that is delivered by one of our many Subject Matter Experts (SME) is a close resemblance to actually being in the classroom, but without all the costs and time constraints. This recognised qualification course provides over 150 hours of taught content and will enable you to apply your new knowledge and qualification as a Modern Information Protection Professional within a business environment.

The Qualification
The Information Security Training course qualification approved by Industry Qualifications (IQ) through the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) is certified as: IQ Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals. This 150 hour course split over 8 Units at Level 5 is the equivalent working level to that of a ‘Foundation Degree’ in the UK.

How it Works
By joining our Academy you will receive the following:

– Access to our Professional Dashboard
– Hours of taught Professional e-learning course Units
– Downloadable PDF Factsheets
– Access to Podcasts
– Directed research guidance through ‘Think Points’
– Scenario Based Assignment
– Access to discussion forums
– 1 Year Student Membership of the Security Institute

What you will be Taught
This course will provide the most up-to-date knowledge and a complete understanding of Modern Information Protection and will greatly enhance your career opportunities within the security industry, whether you are a newcomer to security operations or an existing professional who wishes to enhance their professional development. The course consists of 8 Units with a minimum of 150 guided learning hours in total. It covers an understanding of what Modern Information Protection management entails, the main ways in which protecting information supports an Organisation, how it addresses risk, current and emerging threats and the concept of modern information protection convergence.

Who Should Attend

This course is for those that wish to embark within a professional career as a security manager or you fall into the following categories:
• Gain a higher qualification in the subject of security management
• Those that wish to go onto a Degree or Master programme at university
• Combine with Physical Security and Security Management qualifications
• Continuing Professional Development
• Interest purposes

Certification

The Information Security Training course qualification approved by Industry Qualifications (IQ) through the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) is certified as: IQ Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals. This 150 hour course split over 8 Units at Level 5 is the equivalent working level to that of a ‘Foundation Degree’ in the UK.

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Payment Plan

Full E-Learning Course, Single Unit (4 payments required)

About this course

Introduction

Welcome to the iSMTA and our online Modern Information Security Training course at Level 5, which is certified by Industry Qualifications (IQ) who are approved by qualification regulators in the UK.

Information Security Training has been a necessary part of organisations and business since they began. The need to protect information, data, brand reputation, the workforce, profits and trade secrets has been daily activity the value of which is often only recognised when something goes wrong. Every organisation or business will have some information protection measures in place, with most security protective measures being so normal that they are a simple part of our everyday lives. Being protective about plans, salaries, employee data, medical information and trade secrets are just such examples.

The explosion of social media has brought us to an age where there is a plethora of personal, private and business information available with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Information Security Training being modern

Therefore Information Protection needs to be ever-changing, to adapt to changing threats, to changing needs and to our ever-changing world. Information Protection must continue to modernise to maintain its value and effectiveness. Those employed to advise on Information Protection need to keep up-to-date too. Qualifying through this programme is an excellent way to be a Modern Information Protection Professional and provides a perfect pathway to further Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course Aim & Length

Introduction
The iSMTA online e-learning Modern Information Security Training course & training has been designed for anyone wishing to gain a recognised Industry Qualification (IQ) Level 5 Certificate. So if you already work in a security environment protecting information or are new to the sector this course will enable you to become a recognised Information Protection Professional.

Why iSMTA
Unlike other providers iSMTA is an e-learning purist, in that all taught content that is delivered by one of our many Subject Matter Experts (SME) is a close resemblance to actually being in the classroom, but without all the costs and time constraints. This recognised qualification course provides over 150 hours of taught content and will enable you to apply your new knowledge and qualification as a Modern Information Protection Professional within a business environment.

The Qualification
The Information Security Training course qualification approved by Industry Qualifications (IQ) through the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) is certified as: IQ Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals. This 150 hour course split over 8 Units at Level 5 is the equivalent working level to that of a ‘Foundation Degree’ in the UK.

How it Works
By joining our Academy you will receive the following:

– Access to our Professional Dashboard
– Hours of taught Professional e-learning course Units
– Downloadable PDF Factsheets
– Access to Podcasts
– Directed research guidance through ‘Think Points’
– Scenario Based Assignment
– Access to discussion forums
– 1 Year Student Membership of the Security Institute

What you will be Taught
This course will provide the most up-to-date knowledge and a complete understanding of Modern Information Protection and will greatly enhance your career opportunities within the security industry, whether you are a newcomer to security operations or an existing professional who wishes to enhance their professional development. The course consists of 8 Units with a minimum of 150 guided learning hours in total. It covers an understanding of what Modern Information Protection management entails, the main ways in which protecting information supports an Organisation, how it addresses risk, current and emerging threats and the concept of modern information protection convergence.

Who Should Attend

This course is for those that wish to embark within a professional career as a security manager or you fall into the following categories:
• Gain a higher qualification in the subject of security management
• Those that wish to go onto a Degree or Master programme at university
• Combine with Physical Security and Security Management qualifications
• Continuing Professional Development
• Interest purposes

Certification

The Information Security Training course qualification approved by Industry Qualifications (IQ) through the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) is certified as: IQ Level 5 Certificate for Information Protection Professionals. This 150 hour course split over 8 Units at Level 5 is the equivalent working level to that of a ‘Foundation Degree’ in the UK.

Units


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Course Enrolment Plans

  • Full E-Learning Course £800 +VAT BUY NOW
  • Single Unit (4 payments required) £200 +VAT BUY NOW

Course Delivery

This course is distance learning via e-learning, with the support of a dedicated tutor. For optimal experience you will be required to have access to the following:

  • A PC or Laptop running Windows XP and above, or a Mac running OSX
  • web browser such as Internet Explorer 7 or above (IE9 is recommended), Google Chrome, Firefox 3 or above, or Safari. Cookies and JavaScript will also need to be enabled
  • If you are using a tablet or smartphone, then applications can be downloaded to enable optimal delivery (these applications will be prompted by our system, when required)
  • nternet connection speed of at least 256k, 3G or 4G, but we recommend over 1Mb

Assisted learning provides email/telephone support, plus online interaction with your tutor.
Please contact us for more information on this course.