02 days – Demonstrate Secure Use of IT (17 hrs) (ICDL Certification) (CRS-Q-0024022-ES)

Commencement Dates

Please contact us for schedules.


Course Duration

17 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.


Basic IT knowledge is sufficient but not a must.


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 SSG and ICDL Singapore. Student must take a 45 min online assessment at the end of the course.

Course Pathway

For more information on the ICDL Progression Pathway please refer to the link below:

ICDL Courses Progression Pathways


Mode of Training




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

Entry Requirement

  • Primary education without PSLE/PSPE Certificate or their equivalent 

Fees Structure


 ES 02 days – Demonstrate Secure Use of IT (17 hrs) (ICDL Certification)



Singaporean 25 to 39 & PR

Mid-Career Enhanced & Subsidy >=40 years old born on /before 1979

WTS, > = 35 years old  born on/before 1984

Course Fee




SkillsFuture Funding




Total Gross Fee




GST 7%




SkillsFuture Credit Deduction/Cash




Participant need to pass the test to get subsidy

Eligible for Claim Period: 01 Oct 2015 - 19 Jan 2020

SSG Advice:

All Singaporean aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.

Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose for the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

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24 June 2015 to 23 June 2019
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