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California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation Instructor-Led Online Training Course

California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation Instructor-Led Online Training Course

SKU: 5431
  • One-day, accredited, expert-led course.
  • Learn from the experts how the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) affects your organisation.
  • Understand the implementation path to ensure CCPA compliance.
  • All the benefits of a classroom course, without the travel or accommodation costs.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024 Certificated, California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation (CCPA F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
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Training course outline

The CCPA is widely viewed as California’s version of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), making organisations more accountable for protecting the data they collect and process.

Find out how the CCPA affects your business and what you need to do in this one day training course:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of privacy and cyber security law concepts, and the basis of national/state jurisdiction.
  • Define terms used in the CCPA and contrast to the GDPR.
  • Articulate the rights of consumers, and determine the duties of a business.
  • Examine the CCPA’s security requirements and prepare relevant responses.
  • Use the CCPA to determine what action(s) should be taken in the event of a breach.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the CCPA’s penalty provisions.

Unique instructor-led online training

  • All the interactive benefits of classroom training from the convenience of your desk.
  • Available from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
  • Save the time of unnecessary travel or periods away from work.
  • Reduced cost with no travel or accommodation required.
  • Interactive instruction delivered by an expert trainer.
  • Immediate access to online exams.

CCPA Foundation instructor-led online training course benefits

 Save time and money

Save time and travel costs with online training delivered to any location with Internet access.

 Fully understand the CCPA

Get an insight into the components of the CCPA, and how your organisation may be affected, in just one day.

 Delivered by professionals

Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant, this training course is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience through advising companies on compliance with data privacy laws and related information security standards, such as ISO 27001.

 Designed by experts

The course will give you a clear understanding of the main elements of the CCPA, and you can ask the trainer questions during the course.

Who should attend this course?

The course is suitable for anyone involved in information management, data protection compliance, data privacy compliance, or implementation programmes for different organisations either located or doing business in the state of California. This might include:

  • Information security personnel responsible for implementing and maintaining cyber security and privacy systems;
  • Executive management, senior leaders and other personnel who need to understand California's requirements for managing consumer information;
  • Those who have attended the GDPR Foundation and Practitioner courses, and want to develop their knowledge of US privacy and cyber security regulations; and
  • Lawyers and attorneys who want to advise clients on changes in the U.S. privacy and cyber security regulatory environment.

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re an internationally recognised authority in ISO 27001 – our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on ISMS (information security management system) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

* terms and conditions apply.

Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • Privacy and cybersecurity law concepts, and basis of national/state jurisdiction
  • Terms in the CCPA and how they compare to those in the GDPR
  • The rights of a consumer and the duties of a business 
  • CCPA security requirements 
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a breach
  • Penalties under the CCPA 

You will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of privacy and cybersecurity law concepts, and basis of national and state jurisdiction (10%)
  • Define terms used in the CCPA and contrast to the GDPR (10%) 
  • Articulate the rights of consumers, and determine the duties of a business (30%) 
  • Examine the CCPA’s security requirements (20%) 
  • Use the CCPA to determine what action(s) should be taken in the event of a breach (10%)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the CCPA’s penalty provisions (20%) 

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as PDF file);
  • California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation exam; and
  • Certificate of attendance

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a WebEx instructor-led online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. You will need to take the exam on a PC, Mac or laptop. Docked devices cannot be used when sitting the exam.

To ensure that the WebEx client works properly on your computer, we recommend using the test session functionality offered by WebEx.

To sit the online exam, you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 (or later) or Mozilla Firefox version 16 (or later);
  • Internet access for the full time of the exam;
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker; and
  • A working webcam on the machine you are using to sit the exam.

Course duration and times

09:00 – 17:00 (EST or PST)

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 7 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

CCPA Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated, California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation (CCPA F), exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course.

This is a 60-minute multiple-choice online exam, consisting of 40 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65% to pass. There is no extra charge for taking the exam.

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the California Consumer Privacy Act Foundation (CCPA F) qualification by IBITGQ.


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Where exams are taken online (either remotely or by computer in the classroom), provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no formal entry requirements, although participants are assumed to have some knowledge of cybersecurity systems and privacy laws. 

Is there any recommended reading?

We recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook:

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

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