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.
* Data gathering
* Types of identity theft
* 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”
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Identity Theft Certificate
Identity Theft Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 40 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
* All study materials
* Study Guide
* Full Tutor and Admin support