Employers – that is….David Mills Training

So you’re thinking of applying for a job as a:

  • Data Protection Officer
  • Data Protection Manager
  • Data Protection and Information Asset Advisor
  • Data Protection Project Lead;

 

and you need a certificate to prove your experience. Or, you’re already in a position titled something like the above, but are now being asked to obtain a certificate to further demonstrate your skills and knowledge…

This is now becoming more and more common now that Data Protection is in the forefront of employers minds. Computer Law Training now provide suitable training that award certificates thus:

  • GDPR ‘Practitioner’ Certificate, 5 day course
  • GDPR ‘Foundation’ Certificate, 1 day course

 

Our training is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK ltd, who are regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). We are an approved training centre provider and our certificates are endorsed by UK based accreditors. There are some companies out there who provide very dubious certificates and links to organisations that are not even based within the UK – but we do. Come to us and you’ll know what you’re getting, when, why, where etc.

Data Protection (GDPR) Practitioner Certificate – 5 day course

The Data Protection GDPR Practitioner Certificate is the certificate for people already undertaking the role of Data Protection Officer or likely to fulfil the role under the new General Data Protection Regulation who wish to demonstrate formal learning, in support of their practical knowledge. It will be suitable for the public, private and third sectors and will teach delegates essential GDPR skills and in-depth knowledge.

Attendees will:

  • Understand the importance of data protection legislation and compliance in the EUTraining Qualifications UK logo
  • Interpret key terminology of the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) in a practical context
  • Understand the key obligations of the GDPR and DPA
  • Create policies and procedures necessary for data protection compliance and accountability
  • Carry out a data protection audit and gap analysis
  • Develop an action plan to address a data protection gap analysis
  • Respond appropriately to data protection issues arising in an organisation
  • Carry out the duties of a data protection officer

 

The course will take place over four and a half days with an exam in the afternoon of the 5th day. It will comprise of lectures, discussion and practical exercises. The exam will comprise of MCQ. The course content has been assessed as QCF Level Equivalent = 5 and endorsed by TQUK Ltd.

Data Protection (GDPR) Foundation Certificate – 1 day course

The Data Protection GDPR Foundation Certificate is the certificate for people who need to identify a clear, concise and generic understanding of the new General Data Protection Regulation and who wish to demonstrate formal learning, in support of their practical knowledge. It will be suitable for the public, private and third sectors and will teach delegates essential GDPR skills and sufficient knowledge to assist their organisation toward their accountability of GDPR

Attendees will:Training Qualifications UK approved centre

  • Be aware of the importance of data protection legislation and the GDPR
  • Understand the key obligations of the GDPR and DPA
  • Understand the rationale behind a data protection audit and gap analysis
  • Assist with policies and procedures required for data protection compliance and accountability

 

The course will take place over 1 full day with an exam at the end of the day. It will comprise of lectures, discussion and practical exercises. The exam will comprise of MCQ / SAQ. The course content has been assessed as QCF Level Equivalent = 3 and endorsed by TQUK Ltd.

 

Visit the relevant pages on our site to further look into the courses we offer and where and when they’re being delivered. We have courses planned in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle & London, alongside courses being delivered within our own lecture theatre in Livingston, Central Scotland. We can, however, deliver the course in any major city (subject to minimum bookings of delegates).

Feel free to visit our ‘available courses‘ page to discover more as we have other courses and document templates available too. Alternatively, contact us directly to discuss any elements of training, our courses, venues, dates, dietary requirements, access requirements – or, if you want us to come to your offices / premises to deliver something slightly more bespoke directly to your organisation.

We’re geeks – but you’d never know and we’re really very good at what we do…………………… get in touch.

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