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Identity Theft

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Overview

Identity theft is not a new crime, it is probably as old as crime itself, it was until not so long ago known as impersonation.

At the present moment it is estimated that one in four will be a victim of identity theft in the next twelve months and an estimated five hundred percent increase will occur in growth annually.

The results of identity theft can be devastating for the victim. We tend to think of financial loss when we think of becoming a victim of this crime; this though is only part of the many problems that may come about.

This course aims to make the student aware of the different types of identity theft that are currently employed as well as how to identity the signs of identity theft and ways and means of reducing the risk of identity theft.

Modules

Introduction

  • Data gathering
  • Types of identity theft

Fighting back

  • Creating strong pins
  • Bank accounts and online banking

Means of identification

  • Protecting your identification
  • Signs of being a victim
  • Steps to follow if you are a victim
  • Useful contacts

Computer and Internet fraud

  • How to protect yourself online
  • E-mail accounts
  • Online ”scams”

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Identity Theft.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Identity theft is not a new crime, it is probably as old as crime itself, it was until not so long ago known as impersonation.

At the present moment it is estimated that one in four will be a victim of identity theft in the next twelve months and an estimated five hundred percent increase will occur in growth annually.

The results of identity theft can be devastating for the victim. We tend to think of financial loss when we think of becoming a victim of this crime; this though is only part of the many problems that may come about.

This course aims to make the student aware of the different types of identity theft that are currently employed as well as how to identity the signs of identity theft and ways and means of reducing the risk of identity theft.

Modules

Introduction

  • Data gathering
  • Types of identity theft

Fighting back

  • Creating strong pins
  • Bank accounts and online banking

Means of identification

  • Protecting your identification
  • Signs of being a victim
  • Steps to follow if you are a victim
  • Useful contacts

Computer and Internet fraud

  • How to protect yourself online
  • E-mail accounts
  • Online ”scams”

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Identity Theft.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Hear from our past Students

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