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Online Data Protection Training

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All organisations must follow rules on data protection if the business stores or uses personal information. Data handling and processing forms part of many peoples roles.

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All about this Online Data Protection Training Course

This course is suitable for organisations who process personal data, including the private and public sector, charities, education, healthcare, SMEs, etc.

It is vital that everyone who handles people’s personal data understands why protecting data is so important, and that they are fully aware of the regulations that have been created to help strengthen data protection.

You will gain knowledge on the key definitions and what data protection is. You will explore the six legal grounds for processing data, including consent, contractual, legal requirements, vital interest and public interest task.

You will learn that the one of the aims of the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR) is to empower individuals and give them control over their personal data.

You will finish off the course by exploring who has responsibility for data protection, including data controllers, data processors, data protection officers and the supervisory authority.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for three years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Data Protection – In the first unit of the online data protection course, you will explore key definitions, what data protection is, what GDPR is, how leaving the EU has impacted the UK GDPR and the fines for breaking the GDPR.
  • Unit 2 – Processing Data – This unit will explore the six legal grounds for processing data and how to obtain consent and how consent can be withdrawn.
  • Unit 3 – Rights and Freedoms – In this unit you will explore data subject rights, access rights, the right to be forgotten, the right to restriction, rectification and objection
  • Unit 4 – Responsibilities for Data Protection – In the final unit of the online data protection course, you will look at who has responsibility for data protection, data security, reporting breaches, transferring data outside the EEA and penalties for non-compliance.
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Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

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Online Data Protection Course
Online Data Protection Training
£20 + VAT