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Principles of Internet Safety (CPD certified)

Course overview

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.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

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Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will understand the advantages, disadvantages and risks of the internet, how people of all ages use the internet and how to stay safe online.

Course content

  • Features of the internet:
    • What is the internet?
    • The advantages and disadvantages of the internet
  • How adults, children and young people use the internet:
    • Acessing the internet
    • How people of all ages use the internet
    • How people communicate and their online shopping trends
    • Safety on social networks 
  • Risks associated with using the internet:
    • How your personal information is shared online
    • Cookies
    • Risks to safety and privacy
    • Cyber bullying and trolling and how to prevent it
    • Risks to your privacy
    • The warning signs of internet grooming
  • Staying safe when using the internet:
    • The signs and symptoms of online abuse and how to recognise if someone is being abused online
    • How to report online abuse
    • How to support victims of internet abuse
  • Recognising online propaganda:
    • The benefits and importance of recognising propaganda
    • The meaning of propaganda, propaganda techniques and how to protect yourself online

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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