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Applied Business Academy

Foundation Certificate in Data protection and GDPR

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Course Introduction

It is a level 2 course, for those who would like to explore the application of current data protection laws, including EU GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill.

Course Delivery and Support

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It is classroom training that requires minimum of 16 hours study.

Course Fee

£757 (with exam + VAT) *tbc

Course Duration

2-DAYS

Skills you will gain

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Hold a recognised qualification in data protection.

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Gain an understanding of the key changes that the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018) bring to data protection.

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Gain an understanding of the new rights available to data subjects and the implications of those rights with the GDPR and Data Protection Act (2018).

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Gain an understanding of individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018), particularly the need for effectiveness record keeping.

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Gain an understanding of the increased obligations faced by data controllers and data processors as a result of the GDPR coming into force and the Data Protection Act (2018) being enacted.

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Be better placed to support their organisation in processing customer data in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).

Who is it for?

Anyone who needs to understand data protection and GDPR in particular.

Entry Requirements:

None. Some knowledge of data protection law would be anadvantage to the candidate, as well as basic working knowledge of IT and GDPR. If you already have this foundation degree prior to January 2018 and can provide us with the certificate, you can apply for the GDPR Update course. Please send us an email in regard to get more information on this update course.

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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:

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Foundation Certificate in Data protection and GDPR course curriculum

1. Legal background and positioning
This topic ensures the candidate is able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the evolution of data protection law in the UK and the relationship with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2. Identification of processing that must comply with the data protection law
The candidate will be expected to identify the following UK definitions that support the application of the GDPR and the lawfulness of processingData controller, Data processor, Processing for purely personal or household purposes exemption and more.
3. Understanding the data protection principles (5 hours, 31%, K2)
This topic ensures that the candidate is able to identify how the six fundamental principles of data protection set out in Article 5(1) of the GDPR regulate the processing of personal data, as well as an understanding of the differences between them. The candidate will also be expected to understand data controller and data processor accountability established in Article 5(2).
4. Rights of the Data Subject
The candidate will be able to identify the rights granted to individuals (Articles 12–22). Restriction on Data Subject Rights: The candidate will be able to identify restrictions that may affect data subject rights of access (Article 15).
5.Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003
The candidate will be able to identify the relationship between the PECR and the GDPR.
6. Data controller and data processor obligations
The candidate will be able to identify the controller and processor obligations like, Accountability and data governance, controller obligations and many more.
7. Enforcement
The candidate will be able to indicate how the supervisory authority (ICO) and the courts enforce the provisions of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act.
8. Codes of Conduct and Best Practice Standards
This topic ensures that the candidate is aware of the existence of published Codes of Conduct and official guidelines published by the ICO, the importance of using them and the existence of recognised standards that support data protection laws in the UK, including BS10012:2017.

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