Phishing Awareness Online Training

  • Describes what phishing is and why it is essential that you remain vigilant to the threat at all times.
  • Outlines how to recognise if an email, a website, social media, a phone call and text message is a phishing attack.
  • Highlights how to prevent phishing attacks and what to do should you fall victim to one.
  • This course is regularly updated, CPD accredited and can be fully edited by you to suit your business requirements.


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The Phishing Awareness Online Training Course introduces and the explains the cybersecurity threat posed by social engineering and phishing. It puts in context the vast scale of the threat and the damage it can cause to both individuals, organisations across all sectors of the economy and society. It describes the varying levels of sophistication in phishing attacks. The different types of malware are explained as well.

Through a combination of case studies and interactivities, learners develop an understanding of the checks and practices they can implement themselves to prevent falling victim to phishing. Phishing attacks try to exploit users via email, social media, phone and the web. All these avenues of attack are discussed.

The Phishing Awareness course finishes by reinforcing key cybersecurity best practices such as strong passwords, using security software and updating software regularly. Like all the EssentialSkillz courses, the course can be customised to meet your needs, at no additional cost. A designated course administrator can edit the text and images within the course, and link to organisation-specific documentation.

Target Audience:

The Phishing Awareness eLearning course is aimed at all employees who use a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone as part of their work duties.

Course Details


On successful completion of the test users can download and print a certificate.

The course is CPD accredited.


45 minutes.


Users are required to take a final test consisting of 10 default questions. The default pass mark is 70%

The course administrator within your organisation can:

  • Change the pass mark
  • Implement the random test question feature which selects 10 questions from a bank of 20.
  • Can specify that more than 10 questions must be answered (up to the full bank of 20 questions)

Target Audience

The course is aimed at employees use a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone as part of their work duties.