Data Protection & GDPR Awareness Course



This course is certified in association with the National Cyber Security Centre.

Course Duration: 1 day

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This course is for…

Specialist staff in an organisation who have to work through the detailed implications of the GDPR. Also those who must execute governance; provide risk management and functional advice to boards, executive and senior managers.

Course Details

  • Developed by an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO).
  • Externally assured by APMG International under the NCSC Certified Training Scheme.
  • Accredited training via the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP).
  • Evidence for CPD Credits.

Course Details

The following components are covered throughout the day

  • Aims of the GDPR – summary of key changes, the Information Commissioner’s Office, changes to data protection law, preparation, sanctions, case studies and cyber security
  • Definitions and Principles – data protection terminology and principles
  • Processing, Consent and Subject Rights – how to comply with the law, processing sensitive personal data, performance of a contract, legal obligations, obtaining consent, methods for obtaining consent, right to withdraw consent, consent to transfer data outside the EEA, existing consent and data subject rights
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and Data Protection by Design and by Default
  • Practical Group Exercise: HR DPIA Scenario
  • Next Steps Roadmap

A PDF of slides in a course manual is provided. Exercises undertaken on the course to put operational context around the legislation. On completion a certificate is provided.


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