Certificate in Data Protection Compliance

Overview

The Certificate in Data Protection Compliance offers a foundation level of data protection compliance training, providing an overview of the GDPR and other important and related UK data protection legislation.

To book a place, the easiest way is to drop us an e-mail or use our use our enquiry form.  Some of our courses are also on our listing on Eventbrite . Those that are taking place in the next 6 months are shown on our course bookings page.  If you are not sure which course is the one for you, please contact us.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone requiring an overview of data protection legislation including the GDPR.

Duration

This course is 1 day.

Course Content

data protection training

The course provides an overview of:

  • The development of data protection law and drivers for change
  • Key definitions
  • The data protection principles including the lawfulness of processing, consent and privacy notices
  • The rights of data subjects
  • Responsibilities of controllers including:
    • designating a DPO
    • information security and personal data breaches
    • transfers to third countries and international organisations
  • The role of the Information Commissioner
  • An overview of applying the legislation in accordance with codes of practice:
    • marketing
    • information sharing
    • managing employees
    • monitoring

Assessment

This course is assessed by a one hour multiple choice exam, which is completed at the end of course delivery.

Costs

The costs for completing this course range from £325 (attendance only) to £425 (costs excluding VAT) where the course in completed in a single day.  There are options for completing this course which involve joining other courses we are running and these vary in price.  Further details are available on our Eventbrite course listings.

If you have 3 people or more requiring data protection or GDPR training please contact us about available discounts.  If you have 4 or more, it may be more cost effective to run the course in house.  Please contact us for details.

Delivery

We run this course in locations throughout the UK – see our scheduled training for available course dates.

We will always arrange additional courses if there is sufficient demand – please contact us to register an interest.

Qualification

Successful attendees will receive a Certificate in Data Protection Compliance, approved, quality assured and certificated by the SQA.

Further Information

For further information about the Certificate in Data Protection Compliance, please see the course leaflet or contact us.

Other Training Courses and Qualifications

We also offer a Certificate or Diploma in Managing Data Protection Compliance, which is a 5 day training course.  This is suitable for those responsible for managing data protection compliance within their organisations, including those designated as a Data Protection Officer.