ES WSQ – 2 Days – Demonstrate Understanding of Concepts of IT Security (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification Module: IT Security)

Commencement Dates

Training location Schedule


Course Duration

16 Hours 

Target Audience

Anyone who wish to understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data. physical security, privacy and identity theft are welcome to join.


There are no pre-requisites for this course. Need to have basic knowledge of IT overall is sufficient.


Successful trainees will receive the internationally recognized ICDL Certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is administered by ICDL Singapore. This is a joint certification between WDA and ICDL Singapore. Student must take a 45 min online assessment at the end of the course.

Course Pathway

Any other ICDL courses.


The range of skills and knowledge contained in this module are particularly relevant in the current technological landscape because more and more people are now using computers to communicate, share information and purchase goods and services online. As a result, cybercrime is becoming more widespread and methods of, for example, phishing, spamming and breaching security are becoming more sophisticated - as are the new technologies that facilitate them.

On completion of this module each candidate will be able to: 

  • Understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data, physical security, privacy and identity theft.
  • Protect a computer, device or network from malware and unauthorised access.
  • Understand the types of networks, connection types and networkspecific issues including firewalls.
  • Browse the World Wide Web (WWW) and communicate on the internet securely.
  • Understand security issues related to communications including e-mail and instant messaging.
  • Backup and restore date appropriately and safely and securely dispose of data and devices.

Course Details



Section 1 : Security Concepts

Data Threats
Value of Information
Personal Security
File Security

Section 2 : Malware

Definition and Function

Section 3 : Network Security          

Network Connections
Wireless Security
Access Control

Section 4 : Secure Web Use

Web Browsing
Social Networking

Section 5 : Communications

Instant Messaging

Section 6 : Secure Data Management

Securing and Backing up Data
Secure Destruction

Fees Structure

Subsidy Category Amount Payable After Subsidy
1. Company Subsidy
SME* Company $61.20/-
Non - SME Company $97.20/-
Work Pass Holders $385.2/-
2. Individual Subsidy
Singaporean Above 40yrs $61.20/-
Singaporean 21 – 39 yrs $97.20/-
WTS** (Singaporean above 35 yrs - salary less than $1900) $43.20/-
Singapore PR $97.20/-
Non-Singaporean / PR, Foreigners, DP and Work Pass Holder $385.20/-

*SME: Small and Medium Enterprise

**WTS: Workfare Training Support

Thank you for your enquiry. One of our course consultants will keep in touch with you shortly.

Request more information

What would you like to request?


Adobe authorized training center
WSQ work skills qualification training center
ICDL test center
EduTrust CPE Singapore
Registration No: 198902296M
24 June 2015 to 23 June 2019
Block 118 Aljunied Avenue 2
#02-100 Singapore 380118
Tel: +65 6339 7588