Project Description

GDPR – The Essentials online training

online training
GDPR online training

£18pp + VAT

CPD certified

£45pp + VAT

Formal accreditation

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The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are effective from 25th May 2018. These EU regulations provide greater protection to data subjects and makes organisations accountable for the data which they process. They will still apply once the UK leaves the EU.

This course is aimed at everyone who handles personal data as part of their day to day role. It will give you a greater understanding of the regulations, lawful basis for processing data, the principles of data protection, data subject rights and data security.

Lessons:

1. GDPR overview and key terms

2. GDPR principles

3. Data subject rights

4. Data security

This GDPR online training course focuses on:

  • An overview of the General Data Protection Regulations
  • The key principles of data protection
  • Key terms
  • Special category data
  • The ICO’S role
  • The importance of data security and ‘Data Subject’ rights
  • When personal information can be shared.

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 certification for this course.

Sample screenshots of our GDPR – The Essentials online training course

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Learning outcomes

Course code: CY7/2/NQ/001
Level: 2
Credits: 1

  1. Understand key definitions of the General Data Protection regulations (GDPR).
  2. Understand the GDPR principles
  3. Understand the rights of data subjects
  4. Understand the importance of data security and the consequences for data breaches.

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: 4 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

£600plus VAT plus travel
  • Duration/access to course materials: 1/2 day (3 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

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