Applied Business Academy
Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection
Accredited and certified by BCS
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Course Delivery and Support
It combines online learning and classroom training to develop the strong skills and understanding.
£1297 (with exam + VAT) *tbc
Skills you will gain
Gain an understanding of the key changes and the associated implications that the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 introduce to data protection.
Gain an understanding of individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act, particularly the need for effective record keeping.
Be able to apply the new rights available to data subjects and understand the implications of those rights.
Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the designation, position and role/ tasks of a data protection officer.
Be able to prepare organisations to manage and handle personal data in compliance with the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act.
Who is it for?
Anyone who has some existing responsibility for data protection within their organisation.
It’s also useful for those who want to broaden their basic understanding in thisarea and fully understand the practical applications of data protection laws.
Whilst this certificate is written to the UK Data Protection Act, many other jurisdictions have enacted broadly similar data protection laws, so international candidates may also find this useful.
It’s ideal if you hold the BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection, thoughthis is not mandatory.
We strongly recommended that candidates attend an accredited training course and are fully familiar with GDPR and the syllabus and any recommended reading outlined in the syllabus.
BCS is on a mission to ensure everyone’s experience with technology is positive by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry and tackling the ethical challenges. BCS is built on 5 strategic pillars: