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The EssentialSkillz Internet, Email & Social Media Policy Online Training Course outlines the importance of using IT facilities (eg networks that include private intranets and public internet), software and equipment (eg PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones) appropriately. Responsible use of IT facilities reduces the risk of security breaches for you and your organisation.
Concepts such as copyright, data protection, discrimination, harassment and confidentially and how they relate to appropriate use of an organisation’s IT facilities are explained. The fundamentals of IT security are discussed too. The importance of creating strong passwords, carrying out data backups, keeping antivirus software updated and the dangers of unsolicited email attachments are explained. All employees have a duty to work in an security conscientious manner.
Employee responsibilities when it comes to social media is given emphasis. Social media can blur traditional boundaries between work and personal life. The course outlines general principles of appropriate and inappropriate social media use in the workplace, and clearly outlines that, unless specifically authorised, an employee should not comment on behalf of the organisation.
Questions and interactive exercises, such as matching tasks, are used to prompt the user to think about how to apply the lessons learnt in the course. Our Internet, Email & Social Media Policy Training Course can be customised to meet your needs, enabling your workforce to understand the specific policies and procedures you have developed for your organisation.
All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:
Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.
You can deploy this course using our compliance focused Learning Management System. Alternatively you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.
Our Internet, Email & Social Media Policy course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.
On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.
Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.
Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.
As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.
This course is suitable for employees who have access to the internet, email and social media at work.