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

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


SKU: 5468
  • Accelerated training course that gives you the knowledge and skills to fulfil the DPO (data protection officer) role under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in just two days.
  • Perfect for those who have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner Combination Training Course.
  • Attend from the convenience of your own desk with no travel costs.
  • Brought to you by the team that introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated C-DPO Provisional qualification and 14 CPD/CPE points.
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Description

Training course outline

The two-day C-DPO Accelerated instructor-led online course equips participants with the knowledge and operational skills to act as a DPO in the UK and ensure that GDPR compliance is effectively designed, implemented and maintained.

The course covers:

  • All aspects of personal data processing;.
  • The requirements around DSARs (data subject access requests) and the DPO’s role in facilitating them;
  • When and how to carry out a DPIA (data protection impact assessment);
  • Cross-border data processing requirements, particularly in relation to Cloud service providers; and
  • The legal background of the GDPR and its intersection with the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations), freedom of information legislation, the Law Enforcement Directive and member state implementation approaches.

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C-DPO Accelerated instructor-led online course benefits

 Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant

Training covers the DPO role and how it fits in with other departments of the organisation.

 Designed by experts

Designed by the team that led the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course

 Hands-on study

Using practical examples and exercises, participants will learn how to conduct the DPO role in DPIAs, DSARs and other obligations.

 All-encompassing

Participants will learn what is required to act as a DPO within their organisation and ensure that GDPR compliance is effectively designed, implemented and maintained.

  Instructor-led online training

All the interactive benefits of classroom training from the convenience of your desk. The course fits into your normal schedule, taking place between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Save the time and cost of unnecessary travel, accommodation or periods away from work.


Who should attend this course?

Staff who have been appointed as a DPO but require training to perform the role, or individuals who would like to become a DPO, for example:

  • Heads of compliance
  • GDPR managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Privacy managers

Participants must have knowledge of the GDPR and have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner Combination Training Course.


Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on the GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024 certificated.
  • We have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR.
  • 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.

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Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • The GDPR’s intersection with the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations), freedom of information legislation, the Law Enforcement Directive and member state implementation;
  • The requirements in respect of appointing a DPO, the requirements placed on the DPO and those placed on the controller or processor;
  • How to achieve, monitor, maintain and demonstrate privacy compliance;
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationship and required contracts between them;
  • The Article 12 general conditions in respect of data subjects’ rights and how to facilitate them; and
  • How to conduct a GDPR gap analysis.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Certified Data Protection Officer exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a WebEx live 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.


Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm


CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent of 14 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

C-DPO Accelerated instructor-led online exam

Participants take the online C-DPO exam at the end of the course – a 4-hour exam set by IBITGQ consisting of 150 multiple-choice questions. The pass mark is 65%. There is no extra charge for this exam.

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.

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and candidates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated C-DPO Provisional qualification by IBITGQ.

In order to get the C-DPO Professional level qualification by IBITGQ, you must prove 24 months’ DPO work experience and 100 CPD learning hours.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ), as well as CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security).

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?

  • 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.


Further learning

Your complete training programme

This course is part of our training programme. You can download your training pathway below to find your next recommended courses.

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Prerequisites

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Before joining this course, you must have knowledge of the EU GDPR and have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner Combination Training Course

Please make sure you revise the topics covered in the Practitioner course before attending the C-DPO Accelerated Training Course, as topics will not be revisited but may be included in the exam.


Is there any recommended-reading?

We recommend purchasing and reading one or more of the following:

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