Take Back Your Online Privacy for Adults

Course Code: Q249433

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:


  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:

    Short Course

  • Fees:


Online privacy is a concern for many people with the amount of personal data harvested by unregulated corporations. This two-hour course aims to provide practical, easy to understand steps to implement and protect online privacy. It's aimed at everyone who uses the internet and will explain why you should be concerned about the extent of data harvesting of your data.

You'll find out more about:

  • big data harvesting organisations
  • the extent of the data harvesting of your family’s data
  • discussion on why protecting your family’s privacy is so important
  • practical examples of the consequences of data harvesting on your family’s future
  • practical steps to help you to take back your online privacy
  • discussions on the dangers of using smart devices and smart speakers.

Please note, this course is taught in various locations. Please enquire below to find out more.

There are no formal entry requirements to join this course.

This is a two-hour workshop.

Your progress will be assessed by your course tutor through participation in classroom discussions, activities and group work.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

You could go on to study one of our other essential digital skills.

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