Project Description

Data Protection and Confidentiality online training

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Data Protection online training

£18pp + VAT

CPD certified

£45pp + VAT

Formal accreditation

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The amount of personal data being held by organisations has dramatically increased over recent years and continues to increase. The Data Protection Act aims to balance the rights of individuals to privacy with the legitimate interests of organisations to ‘process’ personal data.

This data protection online training course is aimed at everyone who handles data, it will help you to understand your obligations as an employee of an organisation that ‘uses’ peoples personal data to deliver its service.

Lessons:

1. The data protection principles

2. Policy and procedures

3. Sensitive and confidential information

4. Sending and storing information

This data protection online training course focuses on:

  • The Data Protection Act and principles of data protection
  • Key points of a data protection policy
  • Handling data
  • Confidentiality
  • Communicating and storing sensitive information securely.

On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come in to force, superseding the Data Protection Act 1998. We will be launching a new course prior to then which will tell you all you need to know. If you want more details please call 01782 757001 for more details.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service. They have been scrutinised by an independent assessor, ensuring they meet national standards.

Click here to see our CPD certification for this course.

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Learning outcomes

Course code: PA5/2/MR/005
Level: 2
Credits: 1

  1. Know the principles of data protection.
  2. Know how to ensure confidentiality of an individual’s information.
  3. Know how to communicate sensitive information securely.
  4. Understand how confidential information can vary in importance.

Learning options and costs

CPD Certified

£18pp + VAT (£21.60)
  • Duration/access to course materials: 12 months unlimited access
  • Place of study: Online
  • Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels
  • Average time to complete: 2 hours
  • Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required
  • Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate
  • Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service
  • Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation

£45pp + VAT (£54)
  • Duration/access to course materials: 12 months unlimited access
  • Place of study: Online
  • Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels
  • Average time to complete: 3.5 hours
  • Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.
  • Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery
  • Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit
  • Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom

£800plus travel
  • Duration/access to course materials: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners
  • Place: Venue of your choice
  • Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week
  • Time to complete course: 6 hours
  • Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file
  • Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks
  • Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)
  • Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Are you a community group not a business? We have a more appropriate data protection online course for you with Community Group Training. Click here

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