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The course described on this page covers the BCS Data Protection Practitioner syllabus dealing with the Data Protection Act regime based on the GDPR (40 hr syllabus). The objective is to provide a detailed and practical understanding of all Data Protection elements.

The course content of the STANDARD COURSE is as follows:

Day 1

Definitions, history and context of data protection

Day 2

Obligations arising from each data protection principle from a legal and practical standpoint.

Day 3

Accountability principle, security principle and the transfer options for transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area. Afternoon considers data subject right of access.

Day 4

Remaining rights of data subjects and procedures which they entail, and the main exemptions in Schedules 2 to 4 of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Day 5

Application of all data protection obligations in specific sectors, such as marketing, CCTV, HR, data matching, profiling, data sharing etc as well as the processing of confidential personal data, and marketing under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

Day 6

Information Commissioner's notification/registration procedures and the full range of enforcement powers available to the Commissioner. Remaining parts of the syllabus and some exam practice. Law Enforcement elements.

Day 7

BCS exam 2 hrs (there is a Mock exam to take at home and many questions in the courseware to aid understanding).

Follow the link for information about the STANDARD DATA PROTECTION PRACTITIONER COURSE

The fee for the course is £2,320+VAT per delegate for six days of training and mock exam; this includes the £175 exam fee which we collect for BCS. NADPO and Data Protection Forum members have £150 discount You can book multiple delegates for the same course in one booking.


Date: course Location Price (ex VAT) Online booking
15th, 16th, 17th, 22,23, 24th May Exam on 8th June London £2,320.00 Call for Waiting List as Course Full Up
16, 17, 18 July and 11, 12, 13 September; Exam 24 September. London 2,320.00 Book
4, 5, 6, 18, 19, 20 September; Exam 1 October. Leeds 2,320.00 Book
6, 7, & 8 November, and 20, 21 & 22 November; Exam 3 December. London 2,320.00 Book

The next Standard 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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