Data Protection Officer Training

This can be a one or two day Data Protection Officer (DPO) training course.  The aim is to give delegates the knowledge to fulfil the role of the Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The course focuses on how the data protection principles work in practice and the policies and procedures necessary, and practical guidance on how to implement an effective data protection compliance programme. 

Course Content

What is GDPR and who governs it
Key terminology
What constitutes personal and sensitive data
Lessons to be learned from common data security failures
The six data protection principles
The security of personal data
Cyber Security
Lawful basis for processing data
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and ePR
The rights of data subjects
Giving and withdrawing consent
Handling data subject access requests.
Policies and Procedures
Guidance on setting up the role

Setting reporting parameters
Outline of an annual audit calendar
A Data Audit
Compliance Audit
An organisational risk management framework
Document Management
Legal requirements for a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool
Carrying out a Legitimate Interest Assessment
The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them
Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance
How to prepare the policies and procedures for GDPR compliance

Course Tools

  • A DPIA Tool
  • A Data Audit Tool
  • Legitimate Interest Assessment Template
  • Course Workbook
  • Course Certificate

Course Cost

This course costs £1,000 for 2 days, per person onsite, plus travel expenses (there is an additional £200 charge for offsite)

What people say?

The training really gave us an insight into what GDPR was and how we needed to adapt as a company and it also helped our newly appointed DPO to feel more confident in the role.
Catherine O’Connor
HR Director, Cosworth Group Holdings Ltd
The GDPR for your business course was concise, informative and delivered in a relaxed enjoyable presentation style.
Michael Telford
Director, JTR Collections