Certificate in Data Protection, CDP

Knowledge of UK data protection law, and an understanding of how it is applied in practice, is important for any organisation holding personal data. The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection 2017 is designed for those with some data protection responsibilities in an organisation or who, for other reasons, wish to achieve and demonstrate a broad understanding of the law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and their practical application. It is recognised that those with overall responsibility for data protection within an organisation will need to develop a detailed understanding of the law, including those provisions which are not covered in the syllabus

Course Style

Live Instructor Led. Face-to-Face or Attend-From-Any-Where

Knowledge of UK data protection law, and an understanding of how it is applied in practice, is important for any organisation holding personal data. The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection 2017 is designed for those with some data protection responsibilities in an organisation or who, for other reasons, wish to achieve and demonstrate a broad understanding of the law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and their practical application. It is recognised that those with overall responsibility for data protection within an organisation will need to develop a detailed understanding of the law, including those provisions which are not covered in the syllabus

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What is included?

  • 5 days of training
  • Course material/Slides
  • Examination Fees
  • 78% Certification Success in First Attempt
  • Classroom training Or Attend-From-Any-Where
  • Training delivered by Professionals with enormous industry experience 
  • Total comprehensive exam preparation

What you will Learn?

  • Gain an understanding of the key changes and the associated implications that the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 introduce to data protection
  • Gain an understanding of individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the new UK Data Protection Act, particularly the need for effective record keeping
  • Be able to apply the new rights available to data subjects and understand the implications of those rights
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the designation, position and role/ tasks of a data protection officer
  • Be able to prepare organisations to manage and handle personal data in compliance with the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.

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Who should attend?

Individuals want to prepare and pass the examination.

19 – 23 Apr, 2021

16 – 20 Aug, 2021

8 – 12 Nov 2021

Course Outline

  • GDPR and Data Protection Act definitions and terminology
  • Structure of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 in relation to the GDPR
  • The role of the ICO as the UK Supervisory Authority
  • Enforcement (including roles of the first-tier tribunal and the courts)
  • Registration and record keeping obligations
  • The data protection principles
  • Lawfulness of processing – how to comply
  • Individual rights
  • Restriction on data subject rights
  • Offences
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003
  • Other associated legislation
  • Application of data protection legislation

Prerequisites : None

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