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Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner

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GDPR Training

This EU GDPR Practitioner Conversion course is for individuals looking to upgrade their Foundation status to the more advanced and applicable Practitioner status. This 3-day EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner Conversion Training Course educates candidates on how to adhere to the impending data protection law - assisting candidates to fully comprehend how to initiate, implement, and maintain an EU GDPR compliance programme. In addition, this EU GDPR Practitioner 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. The new requirements of individuals dealing with big data sets, mean that the role of a Data Protection Officer will transform into a specialist and sought after a career - hence this training course is essential for individuals looking to enhance their personal development and expand upon their current qualifications.

The EU GDPR is a singular data privacy law that European Union Countries will have to adhere to in an attempt to ameliorate the protection and decrease the risk of data breaches from cyber security attacks, including personal data. The EU GDPR will be fully operational on 25th May 2018, hence Data Protection Officers are required to develop their knowledge of the impending changes to their work role and business practices prior to this date, or face a substantial business fine. This Practitioner Course has dedicated professional practice modules that are intended to promote expert knowledge of initiating data organisation changes in accordance with the guidance listed in Article 39, including:

  • Reminding employees of their obligation to adhere to the GDPR Law
  • Monitoring compliance with the legislation
  • Creating a privacy compliance framework
  • The new role of a data protection officer
  • Producing privacy impact statements
  • Providing reports concerning advice on how to implement the required changes with minimal impact to business processes
  • Cooperate with and act as a contact point between supervisory authority and the protection of personal data
  • Data breach reporting
  • GDPR Compensatory features

This certified EU GDPR Practitioner 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 the new career role and task expectations listed in Article 39.  Practical elements of the course will help candidates understand how to apply the best practices and methodologies to a case study scenario, to enhance the real-world applicability of acquired knowledge. This course is beneficial to businesses due to helping to avoid large non-compliance fines and legal pursuits, whilst encouraging customer satisfaction, safety beliefs, and better business management.

Who's this EU GDPR Practitioner Course Intended for?

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

EU GDPR Exam Details

  • Multiple Choice Exam
  • 90 Minutes
  • 65% Pass Mark Required for Certification


Candidates are required to possess the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Certification prior to undertaking this course.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this EU GDPR Practitioner Course, individuals will have gained knowledge of how to impose new work practices regarding:

  • The necessity to constantly inform employees of their obligations to the new Data Protection Regulation
  • How to monitor 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) Practitioner Course Content

  • Setting up a privacy compliance framework.
  • The role of the DPO.
  • Common data security failures, consequences, and lessons to be learnt.
  • Privacy principles in the GDPR
  • Privacy impact assessments of data
  • Development of a risk management framework.
  • Data mapping.
  • The rights of data subjects.
  • Rules around consent.
  • Subject access requests.
  • The roles of controllers and processor and the relationships between them.
  • Dealing with third parties
  • Data in the Cloud.
  • How to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR.
  • Reporting requirements of a data breach
  • Enforcement, regulation, and compensation aspects of the GDPR.


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner

  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?

Candidates are required to possess the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Certification prior to undertaking this course.

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