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Data Protection Act 2018 Live Online Training Course

Data Protection Act 2018 Live Online Training Course

SKU: 5442

The DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 incorporates the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) into UK law, setting out the data protection framework for the UK and replacing the DPA 1998. This one-day course provides you with an overview of the differences between the GDPR and the DPA 2018.

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The Data Protection Act 2018 Live Online training course outline

The DPA 2018 updates UK laws on data protection to fit the digital age. It is the UK’s implementation of the GDPR, and empowers people to take control of their data.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the DPA 2018 and covers the similarities and differences between the DPA 2018 and the GDPR.

With the UK set to leave the EU in October 2019, it also covers how the Brexit draft regulations or a no-deal Brexit will affect data protection in your organisation.

Who should attend this course?

Those responsible for GDPR and data protection compliance.

Job titles:

  • Privacy managers
  • Data protection managers
  • Information security managers
  • IT managers
  • Project managers
  • Corporate governance managers
  • Risk and compliance managers
  • General or privacy counsels

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 courses, and we’ve trained more than 8,000 professionals on the Regulation.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations than anyone else.
  • 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, Live Online, distance learning, 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 the Data Protection Act 2018 Live Online training course cover?

  • The differences and similarities between the DPA 1998, the GDPR and the DPA 2018.
  • What rights a data subject has with regard to their personal data.
  • How personal data can be transferred to a third country securely.
  • The roles and functions of the Information Commissioner.
  • The rights and obligations of the Information Commissioner.
  • The implications Brexit, including a no-deal Brexit, will have on data protection in the UK.
  • A brief overview of Part 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018, which relates to processing special categories of personal data relating to criminal convictions or offences. If you require more in-depth information on Part 3, please view our DPA 2018 Part 3 – Law Enforcement Processing training course.

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments.
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

Our course materials are provided as a PDF with comments enabled. You should bring a laptop or tablet should you wish to make notes

Your complete training programme

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Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 7 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

Data Protection Act 2018 Live Online training course exam

There is no exam for this course.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

However, we recommend that participants have a basic knowledge of the GDPR gained either through reading the EU GDPR pocket guide, or by attending the GDPR Foundation training course.

Is there any recommended reading?

We recommend you purchase and read EU GDPR, A Pocket Guide, Second Edition before attending this course.

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