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BCS Data Protection Foundation Certificate Classroom Course in Bristol

This BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection training will teach you about the current data protection laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the 2018 UK Data Protection Act.

Upon completion of this training, you will:

  •    Gain a broad understanding of the changes that the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018) bring to data protection.
  •    Gain an understanding of the new rights available to data subjects, as well as the implications of those rights with the GDPR and Data Protection Act (2018).
  •    Gain an understanding of individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).
  •    Gain an understanding of the increased obligations faced by data controllers and data processors because of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).
  •    Be able to support your organisation in processing customer data in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).

You will earn a recognised qualification in data protection upon completion of this course and exam.

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  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 5 Days
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 575,000 learners
  • Interest-Free Payments
Course Details

What is the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management course?

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.

Who is this course suitable for?  

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.

Career Opportunities

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:

  •    Data Protection and Privacy - £23K+
  •    Information Governance, risk, and compliance - £48K+
  •    Data Management - £31K+
  •    Project Management - £44K+
  •    Directors/Senior Managers with Data Protection responsibilities - £100K+
  •    Legal and procurement - £47K+
  •    Marketing and Sales professionals - £30K+
  •    Information Security and IT - £53K+
  •    Human Resources - £31K+

(Source: Glassdoor)

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Course Details & Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: 

  •    key provisions of Data
  •    The History of Data Protection in the U.K.
  •    Principles of Data Protection and Applicable Terminology
  •    Lawful bases for processing of Personal Data
  •    Governance and Accountability of Data Protection within organisations
  •    Data Subject Rights
  •    Independent Supervisory Authority (ICO)
  •    Breaches, Enforcement and Liability
  •    Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003

Syllabus

  •    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 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%)
  •    Independent Supervisory Authority (ICO) (10%)
  •    Breaches, Enforcement and Liability (10%)
  •    Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003 (2.5%)

An Introduction to the History of Data Protection in the U.K. (5%)

  •    Demonstrate an awareness around personal data rights in the EU and the UK:
  •    Background to the Rights to Protect Personal Data in the EU and the U.K.
  •    The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (Sections 5-26)
  •    UK Data Protection Act 2018, Part 2, Chapters 1 to 3, Part 5 & 6

Principles of Data Protection and Applicable Terminology (15%)

  •    Define the following key items of terminology
  •    Personal data and Special category personal data
  •    Pseudonymisation
  •    Criminal Offence Data

Lawful bases for processing of Personal Data (12.5%)

  •    Explain the lawful basis to process Personal Data listed under (Article 6) of the GDPR and as displayed below:
  •    Describe the conditions for processing special category data and the exemptions (Article 9)

Governance and Accountability of Data Protection within organisations (20%)

  •    Identify the accountability obligations 
  •    Describe the purpose of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  •    Explain the process of conducting a DPIA
  •    Identify the importance of keeping a record of processing activity  
  •    Outline the interplay with privacy notices 
  •    Demonstrate how to adopt a data protection by design and by default approach 
  •    Identify suitable information security measures 
  •    Explain the designation, position, and tasks of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) 

Interaction between Controller and Processor (7.5%)

  • Identify the following controller and processor obligations
  • Controller obligations 
  • Joint controllers 
  • Processor obligations
  • Processing under the authority of a Controller or Processor 

Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations (5%)

  • Recognise the general principles for transferring personal data to third countries.

Data Subject Rights (12.5%)

Define restrictions that may affect data subject rights.

Independent Supervisory Authority (ICO) (10%)

  •    Explain the Role of the ICO
  •    Investigation and correction 
  •    Enforcement of regulations
  •    As a body that creates guidance and codes of practice
  •    In co-operation with other supervisory authorities
  •    Driving forward good privacy practice in their own jurisdictions and also internationally

Breaches, Enforcement and Liability (10%)

  •    Data subject
  •    Identify the sanctions that could be imposed as a result of a personal data breach or data protection complaint
  •    Information notices and assessment notices 
  •    Undertakings
  •    Enforcement notices
  •    Administrative fines and their levels 
  •    Data protection audits by the supervisory authority
  •    Awareness of the existence of criminal liability regarding breaches under Data Protection Act 2018 and Computer Misuse Act

Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003 (2.5%)

  •    Identify the relationship between the PECR and the GDPR, including the PECR’s.

Exam Details

Type - Multiple choice

Number of questions – 40

Duration - 60 Minutes

Supervised - Yes

Open Book - No

Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%)

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