Essential Training for Busy Schools

Self-Paced Cyber Security Modules designed with 100% Education Sector Content

The Ark HQ™ is a comprehensive cyber security training solution designed to help educational institutions reduce the risk of cyber attacks, financial loss, and damaged reputation.

Online Privacy & Cyber Security Courses

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The Ark HQ™ Platform Features

Education Sector Content Library

You choose from our library of pre-built education-specific courses, ensuring that the message is received in the context of your school.

Certificates of Completion

Many of our courses have been accredited by the independent and globally recognised CPD Certification Scheme. This means staff can gain CPD / CPE credits completing our courses.

Self-Paced Training

Staff can save their progress and pick up where they left off. This means that staff can complete their training in stages without losing progress and without having to start over every time they log in.

User Friendly

If you can browse a website, you can use The Ark HQ™ – it’s simple, intuitive and user-friendly. Staff can take courses in one sitting or stagger lessons over a few days without losing their progress.

Simple Set Up

You’ll kick off your Privacy & Security awareness training program in less than 10 minutes.

Automation as Standard

Practically everything on our platform is automated, from course allocation to training notifications to great compliance reports and metrics.

Detailed Reporting & Metrics

Quickly run reports on enrolment, progress, and performance. Search for certificates of completion and view live training dashboards instantly.

Easy Group Management

Train large groups of staff without disrupting the day-to-day operations of your school. Staff complete courses whenever suits them on any internet-enabled device.

Multi-Factor Authentication

We enforce and require Multi-Factor Authentication on all administration accounts by default.

Privacy by Default

We do as we train and process personal data with data protection and privacy in mind at every step of our platform development.

Security as Standard

We employ best-in-class cyber security techniques to safeguard our assets from malicious bad actors and we do so as standard across our platform.

Mobile Friendly Approach

Each user can expect the same functionality and seamless experience across all their devices with no compromises.

Self-Paced Training 100% Education Sector Content

Frequently Asked Questions

Of course – contact us at and we’ll organise everything.

We believe in transparent pricing. Please check out our Pricing and Service Tiers by selecting “Pricing” from the menu above.

Depends really our CPD accredtted course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. Shorter micro-lessons may take 10 – 15 minutes and train out specific items.

On registration, your staff will receive a system-generated email with a link to their assigned course(s) on the agreed date.

The platform has been designed for all levels of technical ability. In addition, we ask every course participant for their feedback which we use to improve the user experience continuously.

In short, no. As we’re browser-based. This means courses are taken online using your Internet Browser, i.e. Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge or Firefox.

Your staff can use any internet enabled device to access their course content.

Many of our courses have been accredited by the independent and globally recognised CPD Certification Scheme.

This means that the learning value of our courses has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality, and have met the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks.

Yes, on successful completion of one of our courses, a certificate of completion is issued automatically to the course participant. In addition a copy of this certificate is also issued for the HR file.

For micro-lessons, badges are issued to staff.

If staff need technical support, they can send us a support ticket using the “Support” option in the top menu of the training site. We’ll respond quickly and deal with their issue directly.

Your school has access to the purchased course(s) for up to 12 months.

No, they can visit their assigned course at any time, wherever they are. Each course comprises several individual lessons which enable staff to complete them at times convenient to them.

The Ark HQ™ will automatically generate course progression reports for Management. This means close to zero administration for you. 

Training Success

“It helped provide our staff with clarity and confidence around the steps that they must take to be compliant without causing distress or confusion. The delivery was very well paced, and relevant and the quizzes ensured that we all had to pay attention."
Course Participant
September 2022
"An easily accessible and user-friendly programme that delivers essential information on data protection protocols in the workplace. I appreciated the methods employed to vary and make more interesting, complex procedural information that can often be overwhelming to the average person."
Course Participant
September 2022
Online Cyber Security & GDPR Training