Cybercrime and online safety eLearning

This course provides a brief overview of what cybercrime is and how to keep yourself and the people you work with safe online. It also includes how to report cybercrime and access support for victims.

It is aimed at Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire schools staff and is accessed via Derbyshire Learning Online (Learning Pool). 

Accessing Cybercrime and online safety eLearning 

Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire school employees with SAP payroll numbers can access these eLearning courses, as they already have accounts set up within Derbyshire Learning Online

Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access. 

Access to community safety eLearning courses by non-Derbyshire County Council staff or partnership agencies in Derbyshire will be considered on a case by case basis. To enquire, please email:

Course topics 

This module explores:

  • why online safety is important for DCC staff and service users
  • what cybercrime is (including national and local examples if possible)
  • the basic principles of online safety
  • issues affecting children and young people (cyber-bullying, CSE, gaming)
  • issues affecting adults (online dating, pensions & investments fraud)
  • how to report cybercrime and access support for victims

How to log-in to the eLearning course 

If you are logging into Derbyshire Learning Online for the first time, please see the document 'How to login to community safety eLearning courses' attached to this page and follow the step by step instructions carefully. Please ensure that pop-ups are enabled in your browser before you start. Guidance on how to do this can be found on pages four to six of the document. 

If you have logged in to Derbyshire Learning Online before to complete other Derbyshire County Council eLearning modules, simply login with your SAP payroll number and your previously saved password. Search for 'cybercrime' in the search bar and then click on 'cybercrime and online safety' to access the course.

The guide 'How to login to community safety eLearning courses' is aimed at those who have accounts set up for them already, for example, Derbyshire County Council staff and schools. It will not work for partners who are not set up to use the learning platform. 

How to complete the course 

There are two mandatory steps to completing the course:

  • complete the eLearning module
  • access and print off resources (optional)
  • complete the evaluation

When you are on the course page, scroll down and read all the elements on the page, before you launch the eLearning module. 

When all mandatory sections are marked fully completed, you will be able to access and print off a certificate. 


Logging in

If you have any difficulties logging in to the course please ensure you have read the information on this page and have followed the step-by-step instructions in the 'How to login to community safety eLearning courses' document. 

If, after working through the document, you still have issues logging in, please email:

Remember, if your organisation does not have access to Derbyshire Learning Online, you will not be able to login. 

If you can't access your certificate

If you think you have completed all elements of the course, but have not been able to access your certificate, please check the ‘cybercrime and online safety course completion guide’ at the bottom of this page. This will help you spot any sections you may have missed and help you gain access to your certificate.

If after working through the guide, you still can't access your certificate, please email:

Useful documents

Documents are published in either Portable Document Format (PDF) or standard Microsoft Office formats. You can download software to view these documents for free if you are unable to view them.