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GDPR training courses – classroom, distance learning and online

GDPR training courses and qualifications

IT Governance was the first to develop a comprehensive GDPR training curriculum. To date, we’ve trained more than 8,000 individuals on the GDPR alone.

IT Governance’s EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 training courses are delivered by our experienced team of data protection consultants, and follow a structured learning path to give you the qualifications, specialist knowledge and skills you need to help your organisation achieve and maintain compliance with the GDPR and DPA 2018.

Whether you’re looking for face-to-face interaction with our classroom or in-house training courses, live online training or the flexibility of pre-recorded distance learning, we have the training course and qualification for you.

Certified GDPR training courses

Learn about the Regulation and how to ensure your organisation meets its legal requirements with our certified GDPR training courses.

GDPR Foundation Training Course

Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course

Our one-day Foundation-level GDPR course provides a complete introduction to the Regulation, and an overview of the implications and legal requirements for organisations, including responding to individuals (data subjects) exercising their rights, DPIAs (data protection impact assessments) and data breach reporting.


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GDPR Practitioner Training Course

Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

This four-day advanced-level course builds on the GDPR Foundation qualification to give you the knowledge and operational skills to build, implement and manage a GDPR compliance programme, and to fulfil the DPO (data protection officer) role.

All attendees must have completed the EU GDPR Foundation course and passed the examination before attending this course.


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Certified DPO training courses

Our certified DPO training courses are ideal for anyone looking to enhance their professional development and begin a career as a DPO.

Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Training Course

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Training Course

Gain the knowledge and skills to fulfil the DPO role under the GPDR with this four-day certificated training course.

All attendees must have passed the EU GDPR Foundation exam before attending this course.


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Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Accelerated Training Course

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Accelerated Training Course

This upgrade training course prepares individuals who have successfully completed the certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training courses to achieve DPO certification.

All attendees must have passed the EU GDPR Foundation and EU GDPR Practitioner exams before attending this course.


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Other GDPR/data protection training

We can also help you fill your GDPR compliance gaps with training on DPIAs and staff awareness training.

Introduction to Data Protection Training Course

Certified Introduction to Data Protection Training Course

Gain an introduction to UK data protection legislation and an understanding of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 and PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).


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Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Training Workshop

Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Workshop

This one-day workshop covers when to conduct a DPIA under the GDPR, and uses a real-life case study to demonstrate best practices and methodologies, including the application of a DPIA tool to help assess and address privacy risks.


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Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 training course

Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 Training Course

The DPA 2018 modifies the GDPR by filling in gaps that were left to individual member states to interpret and implement, and sets out data processing regimes that fall outside the GDPR’s scope. This one-day course will provide you with an overview of the differences between the GDPR and the DPA 2018, and how they work together.


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Data Protection Act 2018 Part 3 - Law Enforcement Processing training course

Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 Part 3 - Law Enforcement Processing Training Course

This one-day course explains Part 3 of the DPA in depth – and when it applies. Part 3 specifically covers matters directly relevant to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for law enforcement purposes.


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GDPR Staff Awareness E-Learning Course

GDPR Staff Awareness E-Learning Course

Deliver quick, affordable GDPR staff awareness training to multiple employees with this e-learning course. Simple and easy to use, this modular course introduces the Regulation and the key compliance obligations for organisations.


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Why choose IT Governance?

Why choose us - we're a premier European GDPR training provider

Europe’s premier GDPR
training provider

Why choose us - we've trained over 8,000 delegates in the GDPR

More than 8,000 professionals
trained in the GDPR alone

Why choose us - our courses are ran by highly qualified trainers

Highly qualified and
accredited trainers

Why choose us - we have a variety of UK training locations available

Dates and locations
across the UK

Why choose us - more than 85% of delegates pass their course first time

Over 85% of delegates
pass first time

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