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Data Protection (GDPR) PRACTITIONER Certificate – Edinburgh / Glasgow

A certificate to show you’re a GDPR Practitioner

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. This course will be delivered 1 day per week, over a 5 week period – allowing time for study and minimising disruption to a delegates ‘real’ job.

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A certificate to show you’re a GDPR Practitioner

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. This course will be delivered 1 day per week, over a 5 week period – allowing time for study and minimising disruption to a delegates ‘real’ job.

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Data Protection (GDPR) Practitioner Certificate:

Course Overview

The training programme for Data Protection Officers, Data Protection Managers, Compliance Managers or anyone with a responsibility for Data Protection.

The Data Protection (GDPR) Practitioner Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification, endorsed by TQUK, which is regulated by OFQUAL, a UK Government department. It equips current and aspiring data protection officers and data protection managers with knowledge and skills to undertake data protection compliance activities throughout an organisation. It is a valuable course for anyone with data protection compliance responsibilities.

Attendees will:

  • Understand the importance of data protection legislation and legislation and compliance in the EU
  • Interpret key terminology of the GDPR and the 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 within the 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 Multiple Choice Questions.

The course content has been assessed as QCF Level 5 (approximately HND level).

Course Details
Day 1
Data Protection – history and background;
• Scope (material and territorial)
• Data Protection Principles
• Data Subject Rights
• Information Security
• Data Protection by design & by default
• Data Protection Officers
What is personal data?
GDPR Overview;
• Essential Definitions
• Accountability
• Data Processors
• Breach Reporting / Recording
• Data Protection Impact Assessments
• Restricted (International) Transfers
Purposes & Legal Bases
Day 2
Consent
Special Categories of Personal Data
Data Subject Rights
• Availability
• Management Issues
Responding
Transparency Requirements
Data Processors and Controllers;
• Processors and Contracts
• Joint Controllers and Agreements
Information Security Obligations
Breach Reporting and Recording
Day 3
Restricted Transfers
Data Protection and Direct Marketing;
• P.E.C.R
• G.D.P.R.
Data Protection Officers;
• Who needs one?
• Who can do it?
• What do they do?
The Personal Data Audit & Record of Processing
The “Accountability Portfolio”
Data Protection by Design & by Default;
• Data Protection Impact Assessments
Other Issues;
• Codes of Conduct
• Certification
• Staff Training
• Practical Considerations
The Data Protection Act 2018 (Part 1);
• Structure
• Clarifications
Day 4
Data Protection Act 2018 (Part 2);
• Exemptions
Risk Frameworks;
Data Protection Governance
Data Protection Audit
Gap Analysis
Action Plan
Implementation
Day 5
The ICO and Enforcement
Brexit
FINAL EXAMINATION
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
Questions

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(* subject to successfully passing examination at the end of the course)