Data Protection and the GDPR Course

Price
£15.00
ex. vat
  • Certified by CPD
  • Audio voiceover
  • Approximate course duration 1-2 Hours
  • Downloadable certificate on completion
  • 100% online training

Our Data Protection and the GDPR online training course gives an overview of the purpose and scope of the GDPR. The course describes how the regulations protect personal data, and how they affect organisations and individuals. The course also explains the data protection principles and data subject rights.

This online course incorporates guidance provided by the Information Commissioner’s Office and the EU’s Article 29 Working Party. It identifies key differences between the requirements of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) that it replaces.

Please note: Data Protection and the GDPR Advanced training covers all the material this course.

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Who is Data Protection and the GDPR training for?

The course is suitable for all individuals who need to be aware of the data protection regulations and how personal data must be treated, but whose work does not involve access to sensitive personal data.

What are the learning outcomes for the Data Protection and the GDPR course?

At the end of the course you will be able to describe:

  • The purpose and scope of the GDPR.
  • The difference between personal data and sensitive personal data.
  • How the GDPR protects personal data.
  • The role of the Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • The role and responsibilities of a data controller and a data processor.
  • The 7 principles for storing and processing personal data.
  • The 8 rights of data subjects.
  • When personal data is exempt or partially exempt from the GDPR.
  • What a breach of personal data is and what must be done if one occurs.

When do I get my Data Protection and the GDPR certificate?

GDPR Level 1 Certificate Example

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

All of our courses conform to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Your certificate will include the CPD logo and therefore, you can use it to provide evidence for compliance.

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Example Screens from Data Protection and the GDPR course

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What does the Data Protection and the GDPR (Level 1) course cover?

The online course contains the following 7 topics:

1 – Background to the GDPR

The first topic describes the background to the GDPR. You will learn about why it is necessary to protect personal data. The topic identifies where and when the GDPR applies.

2 – Personal data covered by the GDPR

The second topic describes the categories of personal data covered by the GDPR. You will learn about the difference between personal data and sensitive personal data. The topic also covers online identifiers, which are personal data in some circumstances.

3 – How personal data is protected by the GDPR

The third topic outlines the purpose of the GDPR and identifies who is responsible for enforcing the GDPR. You will learn about what information you must register with the ICO. The topic also defines some important terms – Data Controller, Data Processor and Data Subject.

4 – The 7 data protection principles

Topic 4 describes the seven data protection principles of the GDPR.

5 – The 8 rights of data subjects

Topic 5 outlines eight data subject rights with examples. You will learn about what can happen when you ignore a data subject’s rights.

6 – Exemptions and partial exemptions

In topic 6 you will learn about the categories of data that are exempt or partially exempt under the GDPR. The topic also identifies what is meant by a derogation from the GDPR.

7 – Data breaches and the GDPR

The final topic defines the concept of a personal data breach. You will learn when to report breaches and who to report to.

Assessment

Whenever you have completed all seven topics, you can have a go at the assessment which is generated from banks of questions. The questions are different each time you do the assessment. Therefore the training is suitable for initial and refresher training.

There is no limit on the number of test attempts you can have. You will receive feedback so you learn from any mistakes you make.

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