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Social Media Staff Awareness Human Patch E-learning Course

Social Media Staff Awareness Human Patch E-learning Course

SKU: 5391
Format: 1 - 10 users
Format: 11 - 50 users
Format: 51 - 100 users
Format: 101 - 149 users
Format: 1 - 10 users only

This concise, easy-to-follow human patch training course provides a brief overview of the current social media landscape, its purposes and uses. It helps learners understand the importance of secure social media use, both in a private and professional context, and equips them with knowledge of best practice so they can recognise and avoid common risks associated with social media.

The course is designed for staff in any field within any industry, but not recommended for social media, information and cyber security, or data protection professionals.

This is a one-year licence hosted on the GRC eLearning LMS (learning management system). Using the LMS, you can add your company branding to the course to aid continuity within your learning and development programme.

Introducing GRC eLearning

Our e-learning courses are hosted on the LMS of our sister company, GRC e-learning Limited. GRC eLearning Ltd are experts in customisation and bespoke e-learning solutions and offer free trials enabling you to take a closer look at the courses. Find out more about these services on GRC eLearning Ltd’s website.

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Individual License
Corporate License
Price: £12.00
ex vat
per user


Course overview

The Social Media Staff Awareness Human Patch Course

As several high-profile incidents in recent years have shown, social media is increasingly associated with security risks and breaches, ranging from inadvertent insider information leaks to exposure through criminal hackers.

To help prevent employee mistakes and stop criminal hackers from getting access to your confidential information, we developed the 15-minute Social Media Staff Awareness Human Patch Course.

Course objective

For users to recognise the importance of staying safe on social media and to understand some basic techniques they can use to achieve this.

Target audience

Designed for staff in any field within any industry, but not recommended for social media, information and cyber security, or data protection professionals.

The benefits of e-learning

E-learning is a quick, affordable and effective means of delivering training to multiple learners.

  • It provides systematic, consistent and repeatable training.
  • There are no travelling or other course attendance costs, as learners study from their desk and around their existing workload.
  • It is delivered over the Internet, so there are no additional technology or integration costs or challenges.
  • It can be deployed for existing employees and as part of an induction process for new starters.
  • It is a cost-effective solution: multi-user licences and multi-year contracts are available upon request.

Course contents

The Social Media Staff Awareness Human Patch Course contents:

  • Social media as a concept.
  • Examples of common social media risks and their consequences.
  • Examples and application of relevant mitigation techniques.
  • How to recognise, report and manage social media incidents.

Course Features


The course will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.


The course assessment comprises ten randomly selected questions.


The course can be retaken as many times as needed until the pass mark has been achieved.


A certificate will be issued to all staff who pass the test, which will display their test score.

Additional Features

  • Customisation options

    As well as our off-the-shelf e-learning courses, we offer customised staff awareness e-learning courses. For more complex organisations that need an even greater level of control over course content, we also provide a fully bespoke service. Find out more 

  • Hosting options

    The course can be hosted and delivered from the GRC eLearning LMS or from your own. Find out more

  • More than 150 users?

    For more than 150 users, please complete this short form for a tailored quote.

Additional information

Further information

For further information about our e-learning courses, or if you would like to book an online demo or get a tailored quote, please contact us on +44 (0)333 800 7000 or email us.

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