Certificate in Data Protection Compliance
10 hours – certificated by the SQA
The Certificate in Data Protection Compliance offers an intermediate level of data protection training for those with no previous experience of data protection that can be completed face to face or through on-line training.
Level - Intermediate
This course is at SCQF level 6. For the detailed course information leaflet please click here.
Course dates are regularly scheduled for the on-line and face to face delivery. Please see course dates below.
On-line courses are made up of 4 two hour sessions plus revision and assessment.
The cost of this course is £450 for a certificated course or £375 to complete the course without the assessment. All prices are subject to VAT.
Tkm Course Listing
|Tkm Certificate in Data Protection Compliance||16 & 17 Feb 21||On-line - 4 x 2 hour modules, delivered over two days||£450 + VAT
If you would like to join a specific module on-line, please make a note of the code for the booking form.
Each on-line module is 2 hours, which can include work to be completed either before or after any on-line sessions.
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Module 1 – The Context of Data Protection, the ICO and key definitions (TKMCMDPC1)
- The context of data protection
- Scope of the General Data Protection Regulation
- The role of the ICO
- Key definitions
Module 2 – An Introduction to the Data Protection Principles (TKM6CDPC2)
- Special categories of personal data and criminal offence data
- An introduction to data protection principles including the lawful bases
Module 3 – Rights of Data Subjects (TKM6CDPC3)
- Transparent information, communication and modalities for the exercise of the rights of the data subject
- Provision of information
- Overview of other rights of data subjects
Module 4 – Responsibilities of Controllers & Codes of Practice (TKM6CDPC4)
- Demonstrating accountability and documentation
- Information security
- Data protection impact assessments
- Requirements for Data Protection Officers
- Transfer of personal data to third countries or international organisations
- Relationship with processors
- Overview of applying legislation with codes of practice:
- Managing employees
- Information sharing
Certificate in Data Protection Compliance - Revision and Exam (TKM6CDPC5)
- Practice questions with answers
Learning Outcomes & Course Information
Demonstrate an understanding of the development of data protection laws in the UK
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the key parts of data protection and associated laws applicable in the UK
Demonstrate an understanding of data protection and associated laws tha apply to simple scenarios
The assessment for this qualification is a one hour multiple choice exam usually completed at the end of the day for face to face delivery, or a short time after the course for on-line delivery.
Course materials are included in the cost of either the module or full course and are provided in hard copy.
Please note that if you purchase the course by individual modules the assessment must be purchased separately.
For full details of the Certificate in Data Protection Compliance, please see our course leaflet available here.
If you are looking for a practitioner level qualification, please see our Certificate in Managing Data Protection Compliance.
Discount available for IRMS members
Please contact us for details.