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Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation

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GDPR Training

This 2-day EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Training Course offers an introduction to the new EU GDPR - assisting candidates in gaining a full understanding of the legal requirements and implications for UK and EU organisations and how to adhere to this legislative data protection guidance. In addition, this EU GDPR course allows candidates to meet the statutory role of a Data Protection Officer under the EU GDPR guidance and learn how the new legislation will affect their business processes. By attending this course you will better understand some key concepts such as  Essential GDPR background and terminology, structure of the regulations, the 7 GDPR Principles and Implementing and Complying with GDPR regulations.

This EU GDPR Foundation Course is Intended for:

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Aspiring Data Protection Personnel
  • Risk and Compliance Officers

Why Should I take the GDPR Foundation Course?

The EU GDPR is a new singular data privacy law that European Union Countries adhere to in an attempt to ameliorate the protection and decrease the risk of data breaches and consequential personal data, from cyber security attacks. The EU GDPR will be fully operational on 25th May 2018, hence Data Protection Officers are required to develop their knowledge through gaining such EU GDPR Certifications, including this Foundation Training Course. Organisations that do not comply with the new law by this date could potentially face considerable fines. Therefore, in order to avoid these consequences, it is imperative that companies are prepared by taking this training course. This EU GDPR Foundation Training course will guide candidates through the responsibilities and actions expected of a Data Protection Officer - in order to provide a fundamental knowledge base concerning their new career role and task expectations listed in Article 39.  

By becoming a Certified General Data Protection Regulation Officer you will possess the proficiency and professionalism required in order to effectively protect company data.

EU GDPR Exam Details

Candidates sit the EU GDPR Foundation exam on the 2nd day of the course 

  • 40-Question Multiple Choice Exam
  • 60 Minutes
  • 65% Pass Mark Required for Certification

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this EU GDPR Foundation Course, individuals will have gained knowledge concerning:

  • The necessity to constantly inform employees of their obligations to the new Data Protection Regulation
  • The importance of monitoring adherence and compliance to new Data Protection Regulations
  • How to provide Data Protection Impact Assessments, regarding Article 35
  • How to be the contact point between the supervisory authority and the data protection issue

Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Course Content

EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation Training

This 2-day GDPR Foundation Training Course will contain the following topics:

  • Key EU GDPR terminology and background.
  • Main differences between the Data Protection Act and the EU GDPR.
  • Data subjects and the rights they have.
  • Subject access requests and how to deal with them.
  • Data processing for marketing purposes.
  • Implementing and complying with the EU GDPR
  • Privacy by design.
  • Data privacy impact assessments (DPIA).
  • Data audits.
  • Training and competency requirements.
  • Incident response and reporting a break.
  • Updating procedures and policies.
  • International data transfers.
  • Safe Harbour Replacement – the new requirements.


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation

  2. Duration

    2 Days

  3. Price Starting From

    £874.00 + VAT

Upcoming Dates

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

There are no prerequisites for this course - it is available to anyone that wishes to develop their knowledge of EU GDPR

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