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Certified GDPR Training - IAPP

This 2 day training course developed and certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) covers the the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is perfect for new or aspiring Data Protection Oficers (DPO’s), privacy consultants, business owners, and anybody with a responsibility for privacy within their organisation or supporting third party organisations.

The participants will have the option to sit the IAPP exam to gain the industry recognised privacy qualification CIPP/E; the exam voucher is included in the price, along with 1 year IAPP membership and GDPR textbook.

Why should you attend?

The GDPR includes among its mandates the requirement to appoint knowledgeable DPOs (data protection officers) tasked with monitoring compliance, managing internal data protection activities, training data processing staff, conducting internal audits and more. There’s a lot to know, there’s a lot at stake and there’s a lot of opportunity for privacy professionals with the right training and education.

Achieving a CIPP/E credential shows you have the comprehensive GDPR knowledge, perspective and understanding to ensure compliance and data protection success in Europe—and to take advantage of the career opportunity this sweeping legislation represents.

Who should attend?

  • Data Protection Officers
  • Data Protection Managers
  • Auditors
  • Legal Compliance Officers
  • Security Manager
  • Information Managers
  • Consultants
  • Anyone involved with data protection processes and programmes

What's included?

  • 1 years IAPP Membership
  • Official IAPP Course Text (Ebook)
  • 2 Day Course with breakfast, hot lunch and all day refreshments
  • Stationary
  • Exam Voucher and 1 retake


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Course Content

The program is broken into eleven modules:

Module 1: Data Protection Laws

Introduces key European data protection laws and regulatory bodies, describing the evolution toward a Harmonised European Legislative Framework.

Module 2: Personal Data

Defines and differentiates between types of data-including personal, anonymous, pseudo-anonymous and special categories.

Module 3: Controllers and Processors

Describes the roles and relationships of controllers and processors.

Module 4: Processing Personal Data

Defines data processing and GDPR processing principles, Explains the application of the GDPR and outlines the legitimate bases for processing personal data.

Module 5: Information provision

Explains controller obligations for providing information about data processing activities to data subjects and Supervisory Authorities.

Module 6: Data Subjects ‘Rights

Describes data subjects’ rights, applications of rights and obligations controller and processor.

Module 7: Security or Processing

Discusses considerations and duties of controllers and processors for Ensuring security of personal data and providing notification of data breaches.

Module 8: Accountability

Investigates accountability requirements, data protection management systems, data protection impact assessments, privacy policies and the role of the data protection officer.

Module 9: International Data Transfers

Outlines options and obligations for transferring data outside the European Economic Area, Decisions adequacy and appropriateness safeguards and derogations.

Module 10: Super Visions and Enforcement

Describes the role, powers and procedures or Supervisory Authorities; the composition and tasks of the European Data Protection Board; the role of the European Data Protection Supervisor; and remedies, liabilities and penalties for non-compliance.

Module 11: Compliance

Discusses the applications of European data protection law, legal bases and compliance requirements for processing personal data in practice, employers-including processing employee data, surveillance, direct marketing, Internet technology and communications and outsourcing.

Exams & Certification

On completion of the 2 day instructor led training course you will be provided an exam voucher to schedule your exam at your own convenience at a Pearson Vue Testing Centre.

All external exam vouchers must be used within 12 months of course commencement.

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