Principles of Internet Safety

CPD (Continued Professional Development)


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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  • Fully online course
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  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Official CPD-certified course
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Course Type / Level



CPD (Continued Professional Development)

Who is this for?

Distance Learning is suitable for those who wish to study at their own pace, at a pace that suits them. These courses are designed to be part of you Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Entry Requirements

Age 19 +
EU/UK resident for the last 3 Years

Dates and Duration

Start Date: To Be Advised
Time: At a time to suit you
Day: Contact us for more details
Duration: 4 Weeks


Billingham Community Centre
The Causeway, Billingham
TS23 2DA

Progression Route

Accredited Distance Learning courses 

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