Course details

GDPR Staff Awareness Courses

The EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has been incorporated into British Law through the new Data Protection Act 2018 and has been enforced since the 25th of May, 2018.

All businesses handle personal data and must ensure that they are aware of the new rules and must examine the processes they currently have in place to ensure they continue to comply with the law.

This GDPR training course will outline your main responsibilities and help you to start making the necessary changes. The biggest changes under the GDPR are in relation to obtaining consent, the right to be forgotten and for some companies the need to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Who Should Take This Course?

GDPR Online Staff Awareness Training Course This training is suitable for all staff to ensure consistent awareness of data protection, as part of either induction or annual training. Duration: 30 Minutes.

The Course

  • Developed by an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Externally assured by APMG International under the GCHQ Certified Training Scheme
  • Accredited training through the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) & evidence for CPD Credits
  • A full audio and video voiceover session, with confirmatory questions
  • On completion a certificate is provided via pdf

Content

The course is divided into two accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end of each:

  • Aims of the GDPR :- summary of key changes, the Information Commissioner’s Office, changes to data protection law, preparation, sanctions, case studies and cyber security
  • Definitions and Principles :- data protection terminology and the principles of data protection
  • Processing, Consent and Subject Rights :- how to comply with the law, processing sensitive personal data, performance of a contract, legal obligations, obtaining consent, methods for obtaining consent, right to withdraw consent, consent to transfer data outside the EEA, existing consent and data subject rights
  • Data Controller and Processor Obligations :- who is a controller, controller obligations, data security, reporting breaches, processor obligations, cross-border data transfer and further information

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course delegates will:

  • Understand the purpose of the GDPR
  • Be able to explain what information falls under the GDPR
  • Have the necessary knowledge to implement GDPR compliant processes
  • Know what is expected of firms in regards to data security
  • Know what rights Data Subjects have under the GDPR

Assessment

The online assessment is taken in two stages throughout the course, half way through and on completion of the training material. You will be asked 6 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 60%.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed.

We encourage participants to pay particular attention to the course content. You may wish to pause the video and make your own notes. If you do not achieve the required pass rate, you will need to re-sit the course.

Certification

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the GCHQ GCT scheme and also accredited by IISP and CPD credited for Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry Best Practice Guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 2 years.

We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Other Courses Available.

Managers Awareness Course. For managers, from all functions within a company, there is a more detailed one day Awareness Course (5 modules) which is currently delivered on either open courses or can be tailored to closed company courses.

Practitioners Course. For those specialists who have to work through the detailed implications of GDPR, there is a Practitioner Course, of a further 3 days. Suitable for DPOs, risk managers, IT, HR, legal and security specialists in particular.

Board and Executive Management Courses. Board and Executive Management courses can be delivered as required. Format and duration can be tailored to the needs of the individual group, generally 2 hours to a full day, including scenario exercise.

All Courses. Currently delivered in person by a GCHQ Certified Trainer, coming shortly all courses will be available online, although the Practitioner Course will still require 2 days attendance, following completion of online modules.

  • Developed by an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Externally assured by APMG International under the GCHQ Certified Training Scheme
  • Accredited training through the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) & evidenced for CPD Credits
  • A full audio and video voiceover session, with confirmatory questions
  • On completion a certificate is provided via pdf

Buy course

To purchase a course for one or more users, you will need to register your company and identify a course administrator who will control your account. An email address will be required along with a uniqe password to be created. This will then complete your registration process which affords you the flexibility to administer your own dashboard for purchasing courses and adding users.
Number of participantsPrice
1 - 10£23.50
11 - 50£19.00
51 - 100£9.50
101 - 5000£6.50