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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Course Description

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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 two years.

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  • 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– This unit will explore the six legal grounds for processing data and how to obtain consent and how consent can be withdrawn.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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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Online Data Protection Training course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Online Data Protection Training course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Online Data Protection Training course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy the CPD Certification Service, the UK’s leading organisation for Continuous Professional Development. This prestigious acknowledgement shows our dedication to quality in all of our courses and ensures you can be confident in the knowledge that your training is being conducted to leading industry standards.

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