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BCS Membership Benefits
This course benefits from 1 years BCS membership worth £92, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.
Benefits of this associate’s membership include:
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We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.
With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.
All we ask is that you:
Students retaking the course are required to use any materials or books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.
*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.
This qualification has been designed for individuals who have, or who are looking to have, some responsibility for data protection within their business. Those who need to understand the changes required to help their business become, or remain GDPR compliant, will benefit from this training course.
Delegates who have already studied the their BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection and looking to gain a more in-depth knowledge of interpreting and applying the principles of data protection legislation and the GDPR, would also find this training useful.
While it is not a prerequisite, it would be beneficial for delegates to have already studied the BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection before undertaking this training.
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:
Principles of data protection and applicable terminology (5%)
Lawful bases for processing of personal data (5%)
Governance and accountability of data protection within organisations (20%)
Interaction between controller and processor, and role of third parties (10%)
Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations (2.5%)
Data subject rights (5%)
The role of supervisory authorities (SAs) (7.5%)
Breaches, Enforcement and Liability (12.5%)
Processing of personal data in relation to children (2.5%)
Specific provisions in data protection legislation of relevance to public authorities (7.5%)
Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003 (5%)
Application of data protection legislation in key areas of industry (10%)
Exam format - Multiple-choice.
Number of questions – 40.
Duration - 90-Mins.
Supervised - Yes.
Open book - No.
Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).
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