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Understanding GDPR

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GDPR is something that all businesses should have knowledge on, this legislation is fairly new and only came into effect in May 2018. This course will look at the key principles of GDPR and what the aims of the legislation are. It will look at the legal responsibilities that businesses have to comply with.

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All about this course

This course is perfect in helping people have more understanding of this legislation, it will help EU citizens to understand how their data is being used. Businesses must comply with new GDPR legislation, or they could get into serious trouble and this course covers how information should be collected in order to be lawful. It will also look at how data can be extracted, processed and stored, as well as what individual rights are surrounding their personal information.

This course is perfect for anyone who works in an environment where they handle people’s personal data, this includes company owners, managers and supervisors.

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.

Please note – if you work in an education setting our GDPR in Education course will be more suitable.

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

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Data Protection – In our first unit we will be looking at what data protection is and what the legal responsibilities of companies are, it will also look at the updated Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Unit 2 – The Key Principles of GDPR – In this unit we will be looking at what GPDP is and the overarching aims, it will also look at the 12 step process businesses can use to show they are compliant to GDPR.
  • Unit 3 – Extracting, Processing and Storing Data – This unit will look at how GDPR links to data and what the legal requirements are for organisations. It will also consider the ways to safely store data.
  • Unit 4 – The Rights of Individuals – This unit will look at what individuals’ rights are in regards to data, as well as how people can object to having their data stored.
  • Unit 5 – Responsibilities of Data Controllers – In our final unit we will be exploring what the responsibilities of data controllers are. We will also look at the importance of applying with appropriate levels of data security and what can happen if companies don’t comply with these.

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Work through your course

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.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

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.

Get your certificate

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.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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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 Understanding GDPR 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 Understanding GDPR 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 Understanding GDPR 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.

Understanding GDPR course
Understanding GDPR
£20 + VAT