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Confidentiality in the Workplace

Confidentiality in the Workplace
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Overview - Confidentiality in the Workplace

Confidentiality of information is enforced on the 'need to know' principle, which forms the cornerstone of information security in today's corporate world. The 'confidentiality bubble' restricts information flows, with both positive and negative consequences.

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Understand what confidentiality is and why it is important
  • Understand the four key requirements of the Confidentiality model
  • Understand your role in creating a confidential service

Lesson Plan

This course covers the following subject areas:

  • Welcome and learning objectives
  • What is Confidentiality?
  • Protect
  • Inform
  • Provide choice and Improve
  • Confidentiality and you & Summary


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is designed for anybody who handles information as part of their work.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.


Saves time- as opposed to attendance at a training session. Can stop/start/save to come back to if required.
EG 31/12/2013

The mix of visual and audio helped me take in the information much easier than text only.
TG 13/02/2014

I like the interactiveness and the audio as mentioned before I am dyslexic and it takes me longer to read the content.
RL 24/04/2014

I could read through at my own pace and be able to go back to previous pages if needed.
DH 28/05/2014

I particularly found the graphic design helpful in the learning modules. The practice questions were also helpful.
TF 16/06/2014

A variety of scenarios and solutions to the problems . Very useful.
SN 20/08/2014

Course was appropriate. Could also talk about aspects relating to non-patient care
SB 05/02/2015

Divided up into small sections so you can come back to it if interrupted without it timing out or you losing track of where you were
HP 25/02/2015

Very easy to follow training. The way it is presented helps to make it more memorable
EC 19/08/2015

How it Works

This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively, if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

£30.00 + VAT

LMS - Track and record multiple learners

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On average this course contributes 1 - 2 hours towards your CPD


Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Corporate Purchasers

If you have 10 or more learners and want to track their progress or, for details of how we can help you with a corporate e-learning solution, please contact us


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