Online Training Courses

GDPR Introductory Course

On 25th May 2018, extra responsibilities were added to the Data Protection Act 1998, by the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This course sets out guidance on your responsibilities in relation to obtaining consent, the Data Protection Officer requirements and the other areas of Data Protection requirements you should be familiar with.

Course Length
This course consists of 1 level with 10 training pods. We estimate the course to take approximately 30 minutes.

Once enrolled, you will have 30 days to complete the training. You can dip in and out of the training to suit your time availability, as long as you keep within the 30 days from enrolment.

Course Content

  • The course consists of the following content:
  • Introduction
  • What is Data?
  • Spot the Data Breach
  • How to Report a Data Breach
  • The Principles of Data Protection: Part 1
  • A Word from the Information Commissioner
  • The Principles of Data Protection: Part 1
  • A Word About GDPR Rights
  • Recap

Who is suitable for the course?
This course is for those who are required to have and understanding of the rules around GDPR, and those who are responsible for implementing the changes from May 2018.

This course will also assist with an understanding for general principles of data protection.

Next Progression
This is stand-alone course and therefore there is no suggested next progression.

Certificate Length
At the end of the level, you will be asked to complete a multiple-choice test based on the content within the course.

You must get a pass mark of 80% or above to be awarded your certificate. Based on industry guidance, the certificate length for this course is 2 years, which is the expiry that will show on your certificate.