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(BCS Practitioner syllabus; 6 days)

Amberhawk’s STANDARD DATA PROTECTION COURSE  delivers the BCS Data Protection Practitioner syllabus dealing with the Data Protection Act 2018 in 40 hours. The objective is to provide delegates with a detailed and practical understanding of all Data Protection elements.

The course content of the STANDARD COURSE is as follows:

Day 1

Definitions, history and context of data protection; when the DPA2018 and GDPR apply to controllers and processors.

Day 2

Understanding the legal basis for processing personal data and the conditions for the processing special category personal data in Article 9/Schedule 1. Obligations arising from each data protection principle in Article 5 (e.g. transparency, security) from a legal and practical standpoint.

Day 3

Options for transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area. Afternoon considers data subject right of access and other rights.

Day 4

Main exemptions in Schedules 2 to 4 of the DPA 2018. processing of confidential personal data, disclosure, data sharing, data matching and profiling.

Day 5

Application of all the above data protection obligations to specific sectors, such as marketing, CCTV, HR, and Internet. Marketing under GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

Day 6

Information Commissioner's notification/registration and the full range of enforcement powers available to the Commissioner. Offences. Law Enforcement elements. Remaining parts of the BCS syllabus and exam practice.

Day 7

A half-day where we recommend a date for you to sit the BCS exam 90 minute exam remotely. The date gives you time to consider the course and do the exercises in the courseware. You can change the date and time of your exam if required. A Mock exam is also provided at the end of Day 6 to hone examination skills.

Follow the link for information about the STANDARD DATA PROTECTION PRACTITIONER COURSE

The fee for the course is £2,330+VAT per delegate for six days of training and mock exam; this includes the £185 exam fee which we collect for BCS. NADPO and Data Protection Forum members have £150 discount You can book multiple delegates for the same course in one booking.


Date: course Location Price (ex VAT) Online booking
31 October 4 November (5 days 9.30am to 5.30pm) Exam taken via zoom on delegates chosen date London 2,330.00 Book
30th January 2023 - 3rd February 2023 (5 days 9.30am to 5.30pm) Exam taken via zoom on delegates chosen date London 2,330.00 Book

The next Standard will be advertised as soon as the above courses finish; alternatively if you want more information or to book now please use the booking form  in the course brochure the contact us facility

If you or not sure whether you want the DATA PROTECTION FOUNDATION QUALIFICATION or the DATA PROTECTION PRACTITIONER QUALIFICATION please use the contact us facility.

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