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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging,
and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources,
and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential
courses in order to suit your requirements.
Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.
Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their
flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the
convenience of an online training course.
Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.
Our In-House training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice,
by any method of your choice.
In-House courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.
By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-House training.
Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment.
In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the
all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global
training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not
be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.
The 2-day General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Practitioner course enables delegates to fulfil the role of DPO under the EU GDPR, and covers the Regulation in depth. This includes implementation requirements, the necessary policies and processes, in addition to acquiring knowledge concerning important elements of effective data security management. This GDPR Practitioner course covers the following topics:
Demonstrating compliance with the GDPR
Planning for compliance - privacy compliance frameworks and gap analysis
Legal requirements of the GDPR
Lawful Processing - rights and consent
Data Processing for Marketing purposes
Subject Access Requests
Common data security failures, consequences, and lessons to be learnt
Privacy principles in the GDPR
Data Protection Impact Assessments
Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS)
Data Breach reporting requirements
Dealing with third parties and data in the Cloud
International transfers & the EU-US Privacy Shield
Practical Implications of GDPR
Protecting personally identifiable information
Penalties for non-compliance
The rights of data subjects
Data controllers and processors - roles and responsibilities
This 2-day EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) training course provides candidates with an understanding of how to implement a full GDPR compliance programme - ensuring that business systems are adequately stringent and secure. This comprehensive GDPR Practitioner course enables candidates to develop their knowledge of the impending alterations to European Data Protection laws, whilst learning how to become an adept GDPR Data Protection Officer (DPO), Controller, Processor, or advisor.
The GDPR will come into effect May 25th 2018 - it has been meticulously designed to enhance the security of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) belonging to EU citizens, in an age of ever-developing technology and cyber-attack sophistication. Hence, individuals are required to develop an extensive appreciation for the constituents of a continuous compliance programme, in order to initiate the overhaul of operational systems in organisations with a central data processing, storage, or monitoring function. Compliance with the stringent, prescriptive, but necessary GDPR is imperative for the continuation of a business, in its entirety, as fines for non-compliance can reach a staggering €20 million fine or 4% of the previous year’s global turnover.
The prescriptive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will unify data protection laws and mechanisms across the European Union, to ensure the safety of personal data belonging to EU citizens. Hence, this GDPR Practitioner course delineates the crucial steps that must be taken to ameliorate processing and storage systems, from Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), to optimising cloud storage, to enhancing the efficiency of breach reporting operations. Individuals undertaking this course will be able to conduct a full appraisal of systems and data protection mechanisms - enabling them to identify areas for improvements within their business.
The regulation puts the security of EU citizens at the forefront of all processing activities - including granting individuals new rights concerning access, portability, and data erasure, whilst holding organisations accountable for failing to adhere with the compliance requirements. Consequently, individuals performing the role of the DPO must be versatile, have a comprehensive data protection awareness, have careful consideration for the law, and be able to communicate with Supervisory Authorities and Data Subjects simultaneously. Hence, this GDPR Practitioner course enables candidates that are responsible for data protection to develop their versatile skill-set for this new adaptable and multifaceted role.
This GDPR practitioner course would be beneficial for:
Information Security Professionals
Data Protection Officers
IT Security Professionals
Prior to sitting this course, candidates must have passed the GDPR Foundation exam. The foundation course introduces candidates to the constituents of the GDPR, which is an essential component of the practitioner course, hence candidates must have passed this first.
The GDPR Practitioner exam assesses a candidate’s knowledge of compliance mechanisms, cloud and third party processing, the implications of the GDPR, Data Protection Impact Assessments, security breaches, and the expectations the GDPR roles. The exam consists of:
30 Multiple Choice Questions
10 Scenario-based Questions
A 55% Pass Mark is required to gain this GDPR certification
Our GDPR Practitioner course includes:
The GDPR Practitioner exam
The Knowledge Academy GDPR Practitioner Manual
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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"
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