Data Protection and the GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) Training - Certificate - Level 2 - 4 Topics - 40 Minutes

Data Protection and the GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) Training


certified by: CPD
topics: 4
assessment: 1
pass mark: 75%
duration: 40 minutes
downloadable guides & templates
downloadable personalised certificate
professional voiceover


Data Protection and the GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) Training


This course covers key points from:

  • The General Data Protection Regulation
  • The Data Protection Act 2018


This CPD-certified, level-2, e-learning course is suitable for anyone who is handling, processing, or storing data as part of their work, or for anyone who wants to understand and/or exercise their rights as a data subject, including requesting the personal data stored about you by an organisation.

The course includes optional voiceover recorded by a professional actor and includes downloadable resources, culminates with an assessment and provides certification upon completion to evidence the learning provided. It is specifically designed to teach learners everything from the basics of data protection to protecting sensitive data, including the latest changes as a result of the UK leaving the EU.

Topic 1


An introduction to all aspects of UK data protection law, with simple definitions of the terms within it – personal data, special category data, data subjects, processors and controllers, subject access requests, the ICO.

Topic 2

the data protection principles

Providing simple definitions and explanations of each of the data protection principles.

the data protection principles
Topic 3

individual rights

An in-depth look at the rights provided to us all by UK data protection law, as well as a specific focus on Subject Access Requests.

individual rights
Topic 4

compliance and accountability

Practical guidance on how to fulfil obligations under UK data protection law, and a look at what happens in the event of non-compliance.

compliance and accountability


  • quickflick guide: rights related to automated decision-making, including profiling
  • template Subject Access Request letter
  • checklist of things to include in controller and processor contracts

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