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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

If you already have a Derbyshire Learning Online account you can access this eLearning course.

For example, 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.

If you do not have a Derbyshire Learning Online account you will need to request one:

  • Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire SAP school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access.
  • Access to community safety eLearning courses by non-Derbyshire County Council staff, schools 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 Derbyshire County Council 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 and investments fraud)
  • how to report cybercrime and access support for victims

How to log-in and complete the eLearning course

  1. login to Derbyshire Learning Online with your username or email address and your saved password.
  2. when you have logged in, use the course search function to search for cybercrime and online safety eLearning
  3. click on the blue course title hyperlink to take you to the course page
  4. click ‘view’ and check the summary and aims and objectives are right for you
  5. scroll down the page to the eLearning module and click the hyperlink to enter the module
  6. ensure you fully complete all sections of the module – if you don’t, this will show as 0%
  7. close the module and return to the course page
  8. if you have successfully completed the module, the system will update your course completion to 100% and will mark the module as complete.
  9. scroll down the page and complete your feedback
  10. you can then access your certificate and any post training information.


Logging in

If you have forgotten your password, use the ‘lost password?’ option on the login-in page to reset it. If you have any further difficulties 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 orange progress bars are complete on each page of the module. If not, click onto the bar to see which activity you have missed.

If after re-checking your progress on each page, you still can't access your certificate, please email: