General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) training courses

GDPR training courses and qualifications

Gain the qualifications, knowledge and skills you need to achieve and maintain compliance with the GDPR with our expert-developed training courses.

UK data protection law is currently being revised. We are following the progress of the Data Protection and Digital Information (No.2) Bill through parliament and will keep you updated on how it might affect your data processing obligations.

Foundation-level and advanced training courses

Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course

This foundation-level GDPR course provides a complete introduction to the Regulation, and an overview of the implications and legal requirements for organisations, including responding to individuals (data subjects) exercising their rights, DPIAs (data protection impact assessments) and data breach reporting.

Duration: 1 day

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Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

This advanced-level course builds on the GDPR Foundation qualification to give you the knowledge and skills to build, implement and manage a GDPR compliance programme, and fulfil the DPO (data protection officer) role.

All participants must pass the GDPR Foundation the exam before attending this course.

Duration: 4 days

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Certified DPO training courses

Our certified DPO training courses are ideal for anyone looking to enhance their professional development and begin a career as a DPO.

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Training Course

Gain the knowledge and skills to fulfil the DPO role under the GDPR with this four-day certificated training course.

All participants must pass the GDPR Foundation exam before attending this course.

Duration: 4 days

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Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Accelerated Training Course

This training course prepares individuals who have completed the certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training courses for the C-DPO exam.

All participants must pass the GDPR Foundation and GDPR Practitioner exams before attending this course.

Duration: 2 days

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Other GDPR/data protection training courses and workshops

We can also help you address your GDPR compliance gaps with training on the DPA 2018 and DPIAs.

Data Protection Act 2018 Training Course

The DPA 2018 complements the UK GDPR by filling in certain gaps, and sets out data processing regimes that fall outside the GDPR’s scope. This one-day course will provide you with an overview of the differences between the GDPR and the DPA 2018 and how they work together.

Duration: 1 day

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Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) Workshop

This one-day workshop covers when and how to conduct a DPIA under the GDPR. It uses a real-life case study to demonstrate best practices and methodologies, including the application of a DPIA tool to help assess and address privacy risks.

Duration: 1 day

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GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 Staff Awareness E-learning Course

Comply with Article 39 of the GDPR and demonstrate that you’re continualy training your staff on their responsibilities with this course.

Simple and easy to use, this online course introduces the GDPR, explains how the Regulation relates to the DPA 2018 and covers the key compliance obligations for organisations.

Duration: 45 minutes

GDPR Challenge E-learning Game

Embed GDPR knowledge fast and effectively with this fun and interactive GDPR refresher game, covering five essential GDPR compliance areas.

Employees are challenged to solve typical GDPR questions across a range of business scenarios and industries. 

Duration: 10 minutes

Learn from anywhere with GDPR training online

Our delivery methods allow you to learn from anywhere and always get the full benefit of a classroom session. 

Thanks to our high-quality conferencing platform, you can now join a live, in-venue training course from the comfort of your home or office, or you can attend in-person and interact with learners from around the world. 

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