Safeguarding: Passwords

Challenge reference: 1414

Notional learning hours  10
Level 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

To ensure young people have the knowledge and skills to safely protect online accounts.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Know there are different types of passwords 

  2. Understand the importance of passwords. 

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    Research system passwords and describe when these are used.

    Research programme passwords and describe when these are used

    Research document passwords and describe when these are used. 

    Identify three risks of using obvious or weak passwords.

    Describe why passwords should be changed frequently

    Identify three risks of not changing a password

    Describe a suitable method of choosing a password.