GDPR/Data Protection Foundation

Duration: 1 day
Locations: Manchester, London, Liverpool, Leeds, Online, In-house
International Locations: UAE In-house only

Course Summary

The EU GDPR which came into effect on 25 May 2018 is the biggest overhaul of data protection law within the EU since the 1990’s. Although the GDPR is a European legislation, the effects are far reaching. Any organisation that processes personal data of people within the EU must comply with the requirements that are set out in the GDPR. This means that all organisations within the EU must adhere to the GDPR, as well as those that are outside the EU but processing data of individuals within the EU.


This course is designed to give you a complete introduction into the GDPR and data protection laws within the UK and a practical understanding of key concepts and legal requirements. Upon completion of the course and exam, you will be sent a certificate.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone (at any level) looking to gain an introduction to the GDPR and UK data protection laws.

This course is intended for:

  • Data Protection or Privacy Analysts
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Compliance Managers
  • HR Managers
Why do this course?
  • Get a comprehensive introduction into the GDPR and the DPA 2018.
  • Gain a practical understanding of key concepts and legal requirements.
  • Enhance career prospects – Completion of the course and the end of course exam will demonstrate your knowledge and competence in data protection.
  • Demonstrate your organisational commitment to ensuring data protection awareness and implementation.
Course Outline
Module 1Introduction to GDPR and DPA 2018
Module 2Key Definitions and Terminology
Module 3Data Protection Principles
Module 4Lawfulness of processing
Module 5Data Subject Rights
Module 6How to deal with a SAR request
Module 7Data Protection Impact Assessments
Module 8Breach Reporting
Module 9International Transfers
Module 10The role of a DPO
End of course exam

1 hour exam. Upon successful completion of the exam you will obtain a GDPR Foundation Certification

Pass mark: 65%

Exam and Certification
  • 1 hour exam

  • Upon successful completion of the exam you will obtain a GDPR Foundation Certification

  • Pass mark: 65%

Course Summary

The EU GDPR which came into effect on 25 May 2018 is the biggest overhaul of data protection law within the EU since the 1990’s. Although the GDPR is a European legislation, the effects are far reaching. Any organisation that processes personal data of people within the EU must comply with the requirements that are set out in the GDPR. This means that all organisations within the EU must adhere to the GDPR, as well as those that are outside the EU but processing data of individuals within the EU.

This course is designed to give you a complete introduction into the GDPR and data protection laws within the UK and a practical understanding of key concepts and legal requirements. Upon completion of the course and exam, you will be sent a certificate.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone (at any level) looking to gain an introduction to the GDPR and UK data protection laws.

This course is intended for:

  • Data Protection or Privacy Analysts
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Compliance Managers
  • HR Managers
Why do this course?
  • Get a comprehensive introduction into the GDPR and the DPA 2018.
  • Gain a practical understanding of key concepts and legal requirements.
  • Enhance career prospects – Completion of the course and the end of course exam will demonstrate your knowledge and competence in data protection.
  • Demonstrate your organisational commitment to ensuring data protection awareness and implementation.
GDPR – Handling Data Subject Rights (DSARs)
Delivery Method
  • Classroom based
  • Live Webinars that can be accessed anywhere in the world
This course includes
  • Delivery of Course Material
  • Exam based assessment
  • Certificate on completion
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In-house/Onsite Training Enquiry

We offer bespoke In-house/on-site training for your organisation’s data protection training needs. This can be at a venue of your choosing, and you are able to choose the number of employees that will attend. The course will establish or maintain data protection awareness within your organisation. Our course trainers and instructors have experience working within various different industries and sectors so will be able to engage with you in a way that suits your organisation needs.