DX43 35: Information Technology: Legislation and Codes of Practice
This Unit is designed to provide candidates with knowledge and understanding of the legislation and codes of practice operating within the Information Technology industry.
On completion of this unit the candidate should be able to:1. Describe the legislation that applies to the Information Technology profession.
2. Describe the main codes of practice that apply within the Information Technology industry.
Credit points and level
1 HN Credit at SCQF level 8: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 8)
Recommended prior Knowledge and/or Skills
Access to the Unit will be at the discretion of the centre, however, it is recommended that candidates should have previous experience of studying computing at Higher National level. Although differing programmes of study will be sufficient to prepare candidates for this Unit it is recommended that they may have completed the HN Units DH37 34 Information Technology: Information Systems and Services, DF6F 34 e-commerce: Introduction, DV6H 34 e-marketing and DV6J 34 Functional Areas of Business. Candidates should have an understanding of the application of information technology in organisations gained either through previous study or through work experience.