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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) For Practitioner Training

This comprehensive online training course is focused on assisting learners to undertake the role of data protection officer (or equivalent practitioner role) under the GDPR, which came into force in May 2018.

The aim of this GDPR training course is to help you ensure that as the person who has overall responsibility for data protection within your organisation, you have the required knowledge for to help your organisation towards full GDPR compliance.

GCHQ Certified Training for GDPR compliance

Looking for some sector-specific context to your GDPR training? Why not choose from one of our GDPR Add-on modules:
GDPR for HR Add-on
GDPR for the Marketer Add-on


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The key differences between the previous data protection regime and the new one
  • What the accountability principle is and how to comply with this requirement
  • What rights people have over the processing of their data and the grounds for the exercising of these rights
  • How to respond to subject access requests and other requests from individuals
  • How to obtain valid consent and the penalties for getting consent wrong
  • The legal ways to process data
  • How fines are determined and how to minimise them
  • The investigative and corrective powers of supervisory authorities
  • The judicial remedies against data controllers & data processors
  • The rights of data subjects should they have data breached
  • What information must be provided in a privacy policy and when this information should be provided
  • Guidance on what organisations should do to help prevent breaches
  • What to do in the event of a breach
  • What the new law stipulates a contract between a controller and a  processor must contain
  • What controllers and processors need to think about before contract negotiations
  • The particular issues that surround cloud service providers


  • Introduction and Background
  • Definitions, Principles and the Law
  • The Accountability Principle
  • Individual Rights
  • Consent
  • Information (Privacy) Notices
  • Breach Management and Notification
  • Sanctions, Remedies and Liabilities
  • Steps to Compliance
  • Supply Chain Management
£395.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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7 reviews for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) For Practitioner Training

Very helpful in providing a broad understanding of GDPR and giving me a clear action plan of the steps that need to be taken to make sure our organisation is compliant with GDPR.

Sam Roberts

I would recommend this course to a colleague in a similar role.

Sam Roberts

I think its is a very good course and necessary one.

Sam Roberts

I was well informed and I am very pleased with this course as it is obvious a lot of work and detail has been put into it. This added knowledge will be well utilised in my progress towards new things.

Sam Roberts

Thoroughly enjoyable and enhanced my knowledge

Sam Roberts

Outstanding course.

Sam Roberts

Worth taking part in if you would like to get somewhat detailed information about the implications of GDPR.

Sam Roberts

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