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The conversion BCS Practitioner GDPR/DP Bill syllabus is timetabled for two days with the 1hr exam at the end of the second day.  The objective is to ensure a data protection officer who already has the BCS DPA Practitioner Certificate has an understanding of the main changes to the new Data Protection regime. 

The content CONVERSION COURSE is as follows:

Day 1

The structure of the DP Bill. Changes to definitions (personal data, processor, controller, consent conditions and consent of a child etc).
Impact of Law Enforcement elements of the Bill. Territorial scope, one-stop shop and jurisdiction. Interaction with the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems. Special categories of personal data (Article 9 and 10). Processing that does not require identification.
The seven data protection principles in GDPR: (legal basis, transparency, Accountability, security, incompatibility) and the main changes from the current regime. Transfers of personal data outside EEA.
DPIA and Data Protection by Design, role of Data Protection Officer. Data Loss Reporting. Changes to the controller/processor relationship.
Revision period and exercises to be done at home.

Day 2

Data Subject Rights, restrictions on rights or obligations for specific circumstances, Records of processing activities, Powers of the Supervisory Authority and enforcement regime.
Revision period and exercises. BCS Exam from 4.00-5.00

Follow the link for information about the CONVERSION DATA PROTECTION PRACTITIONER COURSE. 

The fee for the course is £1,070+VAT per delegate for two days of training and mock exam; this includes the £175 exam fee which we collect for BCS. You can book multiple delegates for the same course in one booking


Date of course Location Price (ex VAT) Online booking
26 & 27 June London £1,070.00 Book
11 & 12 October Edinburgh £1,070.00 Book

The next Conversion will be advertised as soon as the above courses finish; alternatively if you want more information or to book now please use the booking form  in the course brochure the contact us facility

If you or not sure whether you want the DATA PROTECTION FOUNDATION QUALIFICATION or the DATA PROTECTION PRACTITIONER QUALIFICATION please use the contact us facility.

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