Safeguarding: Passwords

Challenge reference: 1415

Notional learning hours  10
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will be able to develop their knowledge of passwords 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 that 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
    • Identify three risks of using obvious or weak passwords
    • State why passwords should be changed frequently
    • Identify three risks of not changing a password
    • Describe a suitable method of choosing a password