Data Protection & GDPR Practitioner Course


Four Day Course  – Virtual & Classroom Delivery

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

This course will build upon the Awareness course and provide a more detailed insight and understanding of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR.

This course is for…

Data Protection Officers (DPO) and those requiring a more detailed knowledge to support organisational change and on-going compliance. Also suitable for risk managers, IT, human resources, legal and security specialists.

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 Content

Linked to several IISP skills groups, notably the Legislative Environment, Governance, Risk Management, Capability, and the practical aspects of preparation and on-going compliance. After completion, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the key components of the GDPR.
  • Understand the key concepts and activities required to become GDPR compliant and implement change.
  • Understand the relationship between GDPR governance, risk management and capability development.

A PDF of slides in a course manual and a copy of the GDPR is provided.

Exercises undertaken on the course to put operational context around the legislation. On completion a certificate is provided.

The practitioner course will include self-study and provide a number of practical and hands-on scenarios to apply knowledge and skills to. There is a formal, scenario based multiple choice, examination to achieve the certification and to support other professional accreditations and CPD.