GDPR Introduction CPD Accredited Online Course
RoSPA & CPD Approved
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to strengthen and unify the principles of data protection for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area.
The GDPR is an incredibly important change to data privacy regulations so understanding its correct implementation is vital for all UK businesses and organisations, and particularly for staff who regularly deal with personal data.
This online course is designed specially for those front line staff and provides a clear introduction to the main elements of the GDPR, including compliance and the consequences of non-compliance.
It explains the roles of key players - Data Protection Officers, Data Controllers, Data Protection Leads and Data Processors and covers the main categories of personal data, along with the six lawful bases for processing data, and how to audit the data your organisation holds.
Finally, there's important information on data breaches; how to avoid them, what to do if one is discovered and how to file a breach report.DEMO VIDEO Target Audience
This course is aimed at anyone who has access to personal data. This mainly applied to front line data processors but will also include HR personnel, supervisors, and managers. Advantages
Understanding the reasons for and scope of the GDPR can mean that data is handled professionally, securely, and in compliance with the Law. This is a benefit for individuals and the company as a whole as it provides a level of confidence that things are being done correctly and protection from potential legal issues.
CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life. Further Progression
If this course is used as part of employee induction then it can be bundled with other health and safety courses such as DSE Awareness or Basic Fire Safety
For those doing this course to improve themselves we have a wide range of other business skills courses that could further enhance their abilities and knowledge. These include Managing meetings, Time Management and Stress Awareness.COURSE OUTLINE
Module 3: Types of Data Module 4: I Data Subjects' Rights Module 5: Data BreachesDuration:
60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a CPD Certified Certificate of Completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
When will I receive my certificate?
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Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.