This Certificate in Data Protection training course will broaden your understanding of the laws concerning the Data Protection Act ” DPA” and its practical application. It incorporates the latest changes and updates outlined in the Data Protection Act of 1998 and the way it works with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations founded in 2003. This training course is taught inline with the DPA of 1998 and the BCS requirement making an effective preparation for the expertise tested in the CDP certification exam. Our Certificate in Data Protection, CDP, training course and is aimed towards individuals who have a degree of responsibility for data protection within any organisation. However, the CDP training course and certification are also useful for individuals who want to broaden their understanding of this area.
Those experienced in data protection issues, as well as those new to the subject, need to be trained so that their organisations are confident that legal compliance is continually addressed. It is necessary to identify issues requiring expert data protection advice in good time in order that organisational reputation and credibility are enhanced through relevant data protection policies and procedures.
The aim of the syllabus is to promote an understanding of how the data protection principles work rather than simply focusing on the mechanics of regulation. The syllabus places the Act in the context of human rights and promotes good practice within organisations. On attaining the certificate, award holders will possess:an appreciation of the broader context of the Act.
- an understanding of the way in which the Act and the Privacy and Electronic
- Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 work
- a broad understanding of the way associated legislation relates to the Act
- an understanding of what has to be done to achieve compliance
- a recognised qualification in data protection
ISEB Data Protection Syllabus
- • What is privacy?
- • History of data protection legislation in the UK
- • The Law
- • Data Protection Act
- • The definitions
- • The Role of the Commissioner
- • Enforcement
- • Carrying out s42 assessments
- • Codes of Practice
- • Notification
- • The Data Protection Principles
- • Individual Rights
- • Exemptions
- • Offences
- • Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003
- • Associated legislation
- • Application
- • How to comply with the Act
- • Addressing scenarios in specific areas
- • Data processing topics
London - Ealing
Nearby hotels include:
- Travelodge London Ealing, 77 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 5SJ
40 Uxbridge Road
The nearest station is Ealing Broadway. On leaving the station walk left on The Broadway, at the traffic lights turn right continuing west on The Broadway.
At the next set of lights continue straight on (this is the start of the Uxbridge Road) and the offices can be found on the right.
Train lines: Central line, Piccadilly line, Heathrow Express & British Rail
83, 207, 427, E2, E7, E8, E11, N11 and N207
Stop “P” – Ealing Police Station
Stop “U” – St Leonards Road
- 10 minutes to Paddington by train
- 18 minutes to Heathrow Terminal 1 by train
- 22 minutes to the West End by tube
- 15 minutes drive to the M4, A40/M, M1 and M25
- 5 bus routes servicing the area with buses passing every 3.5 minutes
No pre-course reading is specified.
This course prepares delegate to take the BCS Certificate in Data Protection.
The exam is taken on a date determined by the BCS. Check with Focus to verify the exam date.
The examination is a three hour closed-book examination comprising three sections.
There is a a balance of questions across the syllabus.
Section A: 20 multiple choice questions (1 mark each). All questions to be attempted.
Section B: 8 short answer bullet point questions (5 marks each). All questions to be attempted.
Section C: 6 essay style questions (10 marks each). 4 questions to be attempted.
The pass mark is 50 out of 100 (50%)
Distinctions will be awarded to candidates who achieve 80 or more (80%).