Training course outline
Learn how to implement BS 10012:2017 +A1 2018 and demonstrate compliance with the GDPR while embedding data management in your organisation’s culture. The Standard integrates well with other leading global standards, such as ISO 27001, for total GDPR compliance.
COVID-19: remote delivery options
We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow us to provide training remotely where necessary. Our classroom/ online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online, if circumstances change. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.
Certified BS 10012 PIMS Lead Implementer course benefits
Designed by experts
Designed by the first organisation in the world with an accredited ISO 27001 certificate referencing BS 10012:2017
Delivered by professionals
Learn about the steps to BS 10012 success from real-world practitioners. They will show you how to tackle a PIMS project from start to finish.
Participate in group discussions, practical exercises and case studies throughout the course.
Fast-track to certification
Achieve a globally recognised BS 10012 qualification certificated to ISO 17024 in just three days.
Reassure customers, investors and other stakeholders
Implementing BS 10012 demonstrates your organisation has the framework in place to comply with the data protection requirements imposed by laws such as the EU’s GDPR
Who should attend this course?
Those responsible for implementing a PIMS or individuals who wish to understand the benefits of BS 10012 compliance:
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What does this course cover?
What’s included in the course?
What equipment should I bring?
The exam is an online exam. You will need to bring a ‘pop-up enabled’ laptop/tablet to the venue. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.
Course duration and times
Day 1: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This course is equivalent to 21 CPD/CPE credits.
Exams and qualifications
BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer exam
Attendees sit the BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer examination.
What qualifications will I receive?
BS 10012 Certified PIMS Lead Implementer (C BS PIMS LI) qualification.
This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).
You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/ GASQ successful candidate register .
Do I need to bring proof of identity?
Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.
Can exams be retaken?
Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Is there any recommended reading?
We strongly recommend you purchase and read the BS 10012 standard before attending the course:
We also recommend that you purchase and read the following textbook:
Are there any prerequisites?
No. However, we strongly recommend that you read the BS 10012 standard before attending the course. We also recommend EU GDPR – An international guide to compliance .
Who should attend this training course?
Those responsible for implementing a PIMS or individuals who wish to understand the benefits of BS 10012 compliance, such as:
How long is this training course?
Does the training course provide support from a live instructor?
Our classroom and Live Online courses provide the opportunity for you to interact with a live instructor. Our self-paced online training courses are recorded versions of our live courses, which you can stop and start to fit your learning needs, and have no opportunity to interact with a live instructor.
How long until I receive the course confirmation details?
You can find out everything you need to know about booking and managing your courses online here .
Is this the same as the ISO 27701 PIMS Lead Implementer course?
No. Although BS 10012 and ISO 27701 cover similar areas, the two standards are different: BS 10012 is aligned with the GDPR and DPA 2018, whereas ISO 27701 avoids aligning itself with any specific data protection regime. The courses reflect these differences. You can find out more about ISO 27701 here .