Internet Safety for Parents & Guardians (Keeping your Kids Safe Online) SCQF Level 4

Understand the risks that children may encounter online to make informed choices and protect children from online dangers.


Why take this course?

This Internet safety course is designed to help parents and guardians understand the risks that may be encountered by all children online.

Internet safety is an area that many parents and guardians wish they had a better understanding of when it comes to what their children are accessing online.

This course aims to provide sufficient information to allow parents and guardians to make informed choices, and ultimately to help protect their children from online dangers.

What you will experience

Throughout this 10-week course, you will cover a range of topics including:

  • Internet Safety for Parents
  • Digital Participation
  • Social Media Awareness
  • Online Games Awareness
  • Risks to user safety and privacy
  • Minimising internet risks
Student at a computer

Key facts

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What you will need

You will need a pen and paper.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On completion, students may wish to undertake the following courses at North East Scotland College:



The reduced fee for this course is for those who are assessed as a Home Fee Student.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information on eligibility.

Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
1 February 2020 10 Weeks Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm £60.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.