This Data Protection training course will teach you about UK data protection law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as the UK Data Protection Act 2018. You will gain a broad understanding of how each of these are applied in practice, which will help you to ensure your organisation is processing personal data correctly.
Our BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection has been developed for delegates looking to gain a firm understanding of the key elements of the law and its practical application.
This qualification is mainly aimed at individuals who require an understanding of data protection, specifically GDPR, to do their job. It is also ideal for delegates who would benefit from gaining an enhanced knowledge of the law in this area.
Our Foundation Certificate will act as a bridge for those who have, or who will have, responsibility for data protection, or those considering undertaking training for the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.
While this training would be useful for many different backgrounds and job titles, we do find this qualification typically benefits individuals who work in the following areas:
With over 10 years’ experience in the training and education sector, we have enhanced and fine-tuned our overall training offering; from selecting the best trainers, having the most relevant course materials and best customer support. We have trained over 575,000 delegates from around the world and have achieved a 5-star rating, from over 8,500 students on Trustpilot.
You’ll also benefit from:
Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
An Introduction to the History of Data Protection in the U.K. (5%)
Principles of Data Protection and Applicable Terminology (15%)
Lawful bases for processing of Personal Data (12.5%)
Governance and Accountability of Data Protection within organisations (20%)
Interaction between Controller and Processor (7.5%)
Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations (5%)
Data Subject Rights (12.5%)
Define restrictions that may affect data subject rights.
Independent Supervisory Authority (ICO) (10%)
Breaches, Enforcement and Liability (10%)
Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003 (2.5%)
Type - Multiple choice
Number of questions – 40
Duration - 60 Minutes
Supervised - Yes
Open Book - No
Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%)
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