Data Protection Training Course
This online data protection course is designed to help businesses and individuals comply with the essential principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. The course explains what is expected of people who handle personal data, including information on how to keep data secure, what to do if data is lost and how to handle subject access requests.
High Quality Training Experience
CPD Accredited Course
Fully Online Course, Instant Access
High Quality Certificate posted the next working day
Who Should take this course
This course is suitable for anyone who handles personal information, either through manual or computer-held records. The Data Protection Act applies to any business or individual that uses or holds personal data and there can be severe penalties if the legislation is not adhered to.
On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:
- Introduction – the background of data protection, key definitions and exemptions from the Data Protection Act.
- The Eight Principles of Data Protection – an explanation of each of the eight principles of the Data Protection Act.
- Data Security and Subject Rights – the importance of data security, real life cases, what is expected of businesses, how to deal with lost data and subject access requests and data subjects’ rights.
- Sharing Data and Penalties – registering with the ICO, sharing data securely, transferring data outside of the EEA, marketing communications, potential penalties and the ICO’s involvement.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
It takes approximately 2 hours to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.
£25 + VAT