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Certified Introduction to Data Protection Training Course

Certified Introduction to Data Protection Training Course

SKU: 5446
Format: London
Availability: Available now
  • Gain an introduction and an understanding of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 and PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations) from our specialist consultants.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  •  Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • IBITGQ accredited one-day training course.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-Certificated Introduction to Data Protection (C IDP F) qualification and 7 CPD/CPE points.
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Description  

Training course outline

With data breaches regularly in the media, it is essential that everyone who works with people’s data is aware of their legal requirements. Whether you work in a marketing team or run a local community group, you will process someone’s personally identifiable information, and you need to do this legally and correctly.

The one-day Certified Introduction to Data Protection training course will provide you with an overview of the GDPR, the DPA 2018 and the PECR, three of the most important data protection requirements in the UK.


COVID-19: remote delivery options

We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the COVID-19 situation. 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. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.


Introduction to Data Protection training course benefits

 Designed by experts

Designed by the team that introduced the world’s first certified GDPR courses and the only ones that are ISO 17024-certificated.

 Delivered by professionals

The course is delivered by an experienced privacy consultant drawing on years of extensive practical experience.

 Hands-on study

Participate in group discussions, complete practical exercises and examine case studies throughout the course.

 A complete introduction

A complete introduction to data protection and the UK’s privacy legislation including the GDPR, the DPA 2018 and the PECR.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.


Who should attend this course?

The Certified Introduction to Data Protection training course should be attended by anyone who processes or uses people’s data as part of their job or voluntary role. Article 39 of the GDPR outlines the need for training and staff awareness across an organisation: 

  • HR departments
  • Marketing departments
  • Finance departments
  • Sales departments
  • Community group owners
  • Small business owners

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

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

  • A comprehensive overview of the key data protection laws and regulations in the UK;
  • Key definitions that underpin the GDPR, DPA 2018 and PECR;
  • How the GDPR, DPA 2018 and PECR should be applied; and
  • Key elements of UK data privacy legislation.

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The Certified Introduction to Data Protection exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.


Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:00am – 5:00pm


Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led online or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively, you can attend in person at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course.


Is there any pre-reading?

We recommend you purchase and read EU GDPR, A Pocket Guide, Second Edition.

Exams and qualifications

Introduction to Data Protection training exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated, Certified Introduction to Data Protection (C IDP F), exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:

7

CPD points


What qualifications will I receive?

Delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated Introduction to Data Protection (C IDP F) qualification by IBITGQ.


Accreditation

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?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing 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.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Participants must have a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.


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.

Ways to learn

Learn from anywhere with our range of instructor-led courses

Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.

To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:

Classroom

Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.

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Live Online

Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.

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Learn from anywhere

Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.

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The benefits of learning from anywhere

  • Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees.
  • Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home.
  • Our courses use the latest conferencing technology that is compatible with all devices.
  • Our trainers focus on maximising audience participation and getting the most out of our online attendees.
  • All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise.
  • You have full control over your course booking, meaning you can edit delegate details, course dates and any special requirements.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online courses give you the full experience of a classroom course, whether you attend in person or to join the classroom online from your home or office.

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