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Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Self-Paced Online Training Course

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Self-Paced Online Training Course


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  • Train with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) experts and gain the knowledge to fulfil the DPO (data protection officer) role.
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you enhance your career as a GDPR professional.
  • Work at your own pace with self-paced online training, a more affordable, flexible and less disruptive way to study. Find out more.
  • Learn from anywhere with our Self-Paced, Classroom and Live Online options that allow you to study your way, keeping travel and costs to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of the course and exam awards the C-DPO Provisional qualification and 28 CPD/CPE points.

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Description

Training course outline

This fully accredited, self-paced online course will teach you the knowledge and operational skills to act as a DPO and ensure that GDPR compliance is expertly designed, implemented and maintained. It will also prepare you to pass the C-DPO exam at the first attempt.

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).
  • Key changes in the UK GDPR and how it differs from the EU GDPR.
  • The data processing requirements when transferring personal data to locations outside of the UK, particularly in relation to Cloud service providers.
  • The legal background of the UK GDPR and its intersection with EU and international privacy laws and regulations.

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Self-Paced Online Training Course benefits:

 Bite-sized learning

Learn in easy, manageable bite-sized chunks, with short video modules.

 Study at your own pace

Learn at a time, place and pace that suits you.

 Learning support

Comes with a learner guide to be read alongside the video modules and retained for future use.

 Test your knowledge

Knowledge-check questions at the end of each module help you gauge what you’ve learned.

 Designed by experts

Developed by experienced privacy consultants and built on the foundations of our practical experience delivering data protection advice to organisations worldwide.

 Delivered by professionals

Taught by a real-world practitioner with extensive knowledge of implementing the GDPR.


Who should attend this course?

Individuals who wish to develop a career as a DPO or who have been appointed as a DPO within their organisation.


Your Learning Path

Find out how the Certified Data Protection Officer Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning path:


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.
  • Since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations than anyone else.
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • We have an extensive DPO services team that has created the course according to its knowledge of the DPO role in practical terms.
  • 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?

  • The legal background of the GDPR and how the Regulation intersects with the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations), freedom of information legislation, the Law Enforcement Directive and EU member state implementation approaches.
  • Key changes in the UK GDPR and how it differs from the EU GDPR.
  • The practical implications of the Schrems II ruling with regard to UK–US data transfers and standard contractual clauses.
  • Update on the Statutory Instrument 419 and Keeling Schedules.
  • The requirements for the appointment of a DPO, and the demands placed on the DPO and on the controller or processor.
  • The responsibility to inform and advise controllers or processors of their GDPR obligations.
  • Essential training skills to allow the DPO to better ‘inform and advise’.
  • How to monitor compliance with the GDPR.
  • The DPO’s role in relation to liaising with data subjects and with the supervisory authorities.
  • The DPO’s role in awareness-raising and staff training.
  • All aspects of personal data processing.
  • The purpose of data inventories, data flow mapping and the records of processing activities required by Article 30.
  • The requirements around DSARs and the DPO’s role in facilitating them.
  • The DPO’s role in incident management and response and data breach reporting.
  • When and how to carry out a DPIA.
  • The data processing requirements when transferring personal data to EU and other locations outside of the UK, particularly in relation to Cloud service providers.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • Access to our LMS (learning management system) for one year.
  • The Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) exam (if purchased).
  • A certificate of attendance.
  • Access to a monthly security bulletin from our in-house information security experts to keep you up to date with the latest threats. To see an example, click here.

Please note that this course can be purchased with or without the exam as required.


What equipment do I need?

You will need a computer and a webcam for the duration of this course.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

All participants must have a basic knowledge of the GDPR and have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation Self-Paced Online Training Course or Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course.

Please make sure you revise the information covered in the GDPR Foundation course before taking the C-DPO Self-Paced Online Training Course, as certain topics will not be revisited and may be included in the exam.

Is there any recommended reading?

We strongly recommend you purchase the following:

Exams and qualifications

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) exam

Attendees take the Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course. There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Questions: 150
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:

28

CPD points


What qualifications will I receive?

Candidates who pass the included exam are awarded the C-DPO Provisional qualification by IBITGQ.

To achieve the C-DPO Professional qualification, you must provide evidence of 24 months of DPO work experience and 100 CPD learning hours.


Accreditation

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

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 given immediately after completing the exam, confirmed results will be issued within ten working days with your certificate to your email address.


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.

Fulfilment

Fulfilment of your self-paced training course

After you have completed your order, you will receive a sales receipt and a “Thank you for your order” confirmation email with the following steps (if you don’t receive these emails, please check your junk folder).


Delegate information

You must provide the required delegate information and a valid email address that the delegate can access during the course. This applies whether you have made the booking for yourself or on behalf of someone else.

Please note: You are unable to change the email address of the delegate once it has been added. Please ensure it is correct before submitting.


Accessing the course

If the delegate(s) is a new customer, they will receive an email from noreply@grcelearning.com with instructions on how to access the LMS (learning management system). If they don’t receive this email, please ask them to check their junk folder.

If you have accessed the LMS previously, please log in using your existing credentials. You can access the LMS any time from your My Account page.

Once you have logged in to the LMS, you can download the course material immediately.


Exams

Important information: Please read our examination guide before scheduling your exam.

Please note that all exams are now online, so delegates will need a pop-up enabled laptop to sit an exam. When you’re ready to take your exam, please log in to your My Account page, scroll down to the ‘Self-paced online training courses’ section and click the ‘Course completed’ button. A member of our team will then be in touch to provide exam details.

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