Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

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  • Specialism GDPR
  • Certifications Other
  • Location United Kingdom
  • Study type Online
  • Course Type Short (less than 3 months)
  • Duration 4 days
  • Ref SKU 4769
  • Price £1,995 + VAT

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About the course

  • Gain the knowledge and skills from our specialist consultants to implement and maintain an effective compliance programme under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Our Ely / Online option provides the flexibility of attending our certified COVID-19 secure training centre or booking as an online delegate.
  • IBITGQ accredited four-day training course.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification and 28 CPD/CPE points.
  • 97% of candidates pass the exam first time.

Training course outline

Understand how to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance programme in line with the GDPR with this Practitioner training course. It is essential for anyone involved in implementing and maintaining GDPR compliance in their organisation.

The course focuses on:

  • The application of the GDPR.
  • The policies and procedures necessary.
  • The six data protection principles – how they work in practice, and how to implement them and demonstrate compliance.
  • Handling DSARs (data subject access requests).
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
  • The legal requirements for a DPIA (data protection impact assessment) and how to conduct one.

Who should attend this course?

Managers with responsibility for or involved in making sure their organisation becomes GDPR compliant, such as:

  • Privacy managers;
  • Data protection managers;
  • Information security managers;
  • IT managers;
  • Project managers;
  • Corporate governance managers;
  • Risk and compliance managers;
  • General or privacy counsels; and
  • Individuals with little experience but who wish to enter the field of data protection with a professional qualification.

What does this training course cover?

  • What constitutes personal data.
  • The six data protection principles – how to apply them and demonstrate compliance.
  • Determine how consent is given and withdrawn.
  • The rights of data subjects.
  • Handling data subject access requests (DSARs).
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
  • The role of the DPO (data protection officer).
  • The security of personal data.
  • Lessons to be learned from common data security failures.
  • Incident response and data breach reporting.
  • An organisational risk management framework.
  • Why and how to conduct a data flow mapping exercise.
  • Legal requirements for a DPIA.
  • How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool.
  • Transferring personal data outside the UK and the mechanisms for compliance.
  • Remedies, liabilities, and penalties.
  • Accountability, the privacy compliance framework and a PIMS (personal information management system).
  • Plan how to transition to, and demonstrate compliance with the GDPR.
  • How to become GDPR compliant using a compliance gap assessment tool.

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments.
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • Free DPIA tool.
  • Free GDPR compliance gap assessment tool.
  • The EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
Day 4: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm

Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on the GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024-certificated. Since then, we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the Regulation.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations than anyone else.
  • Learn from anywhere – Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.



Start date Location / delivery
09 Nov 2021 Online
07 Dec 2021 London

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