Training and Consultancy in Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Surveillance Law
GDPR Practitioner Certificate
Course Structure
The GDPR Practitioner Certificate is the qualification for those undertaking the role of Data Protection Officer under GDPR. It teaches essential GDPR skills and knowledge in a practical context.

The course takes place over four days (one day per week) and involves lectures, discussion and practical exercises. This is followed by an online assessment and a project.

Please note this is an advanced course requiring some knowledge of the DPA and GDPR. If you do not have this we recommend you attend our one day GDPR workshop before booking.

DAY 1 - THE FRAMEWORK AND PRINCIPLES
  • Scope and Key Definitions
  • The DP Bill
  • Article 30 Records
  • The 6 Principles
  • Consent
  • Breach Notification
DAY 2 - DATA SUBJECTS' RIGHTS AND THE EXEMPTIONS
  • Transparency and Privacy Notices
  • Data Subjects' Rights
  • Subject Access
  • New Rights
  • The Exemptions
DAY 3 - GDPR IN PRACTICE
  • Data Processors and Controllers
  • International Transfers
  • Data Sharing
  • DP Impact Assessments
  • Direct Marketing
DAY 4 - GOVERNANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
  • The DPO
  • Monitoring and Surveillance
  • DP by Design
  • Enforcement
  • Accountability
ASSESSMENT
Online Assessment (30% weighting)
  • Open-book
  • 1 hour
  • 30 multiple choice questions
Project (70% weighting)
  • Open-book
  • 30 calendar days to complete
  • A choice of project from five titles
  • Project word count: greater than 2,500 words, maximum of 3,500 words
GRADING
Pass Mark
  • 50% in both elements
Final Grade
  • Total weighted mark for both elements
Grade Classifications
  • Pass - 50%
  • Merit - 65%
  • Distinction - 80%
 
 
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