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Data Protection - Certified Data Protection Officer Training (CDPO)

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

17.11.2021 (Wednesday)

Overview

Certified Data Protection Officer training and Certified Data Protection Officer course

Become a Certified Data Protection Officer in just 3 days with accelerated data protection officer training from Firebrand. Get your Data Protection Officer qualification at twice the speed and sit the official PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Exam onsite at the Firebrand Training Centre.

On this Certified Data Protection Officer course, you'll cover the fundamentals of GDPR. You'll then learn how to build, maintain and operate a compliance programme to fulfill the requirements of GDPR and other regulatory requirements for your organisation. You'll also examine the tasks performed by a Data Protection Officer and other members of the organisation to ensure compliance in an efficient manner over time.

Learn how to adapt your organisation to become GDPR-compliant and implement privacy policies, procedures, working instructions, consent forms and data protection impact assessments.

Key learning objectives for your accelerated Data Protection Officer training are:

  • Building your knowledge of personal data protection history in Europe
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of approaches and concepts required in effective alignment with GDPR
  • Understanding the new requirements brought by the GDPR for EU and non-EU organisations and when to implement them
  • Learning the skills to support an organisation in implementation and assessment of these new requirements
  • Learning how you manage a team implementing the GDPR
  • Developing the knowledge and skills required to advise your organisation in managing personal data
  • Gaining analysis and decision making expertise in the context of personal data protection

With this accelerated data protection officer training, you'll prepare for and sit the official PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Exam. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This accelerated Data Protection Officer course is ideal for:

  • Data Protection Officers or those involved in data protection and data privacy
  • Members of information security, incident management or business continuity teams
  • Expert advisors in personal data security
  • Technical or compliance experts preparing for a Data Protection Officer role

GDPR applies to organisations within the EU, as well as all those that handle personal data of EU citizens. If your organisation's core activities require regular and systematic monitoring of individuals on a large scale - like tracking an individual's behaviour on the internet - you must appoint a Data Protection Officer.

Cut the risk of prosecution in the event of a data breach - breaches of EU regulations by multinationals could result in fines of £20 million or 4% of worldwide gross turnover.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 108523 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

You'll become an expert across the following modules:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Core considerations for the GDPR
  • Roles, obligations, and processing activities
  • Initiating the GDPR compliance program
  • Prepare for the implementation of the GDPR compliance program
  • Management approval
  • Data protection policy
  • Data mapping
  • Risk assessment
  • Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
  • Documentation management
  • Awareness and communication
  • Data protection controls
  • Incident reporting and management
  • Consent and subject access request
  • Transfer of data
  • Data protection and technology
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis, and evaluation
  • Corrective actions
  • Continual improvement and maintenance of compliance

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Exam
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Format: Written exam (open book)

You'll be tested on the following domains:

  • Domain 1: Data protection concepts, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and compliance measures
  • Domain 2: Roles and responsibilities of the Data Controllers, Subcontractors, Processors and the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Domain 3: Technical and organizational measures for data protection

This Data Protection Officer exam is open book - you can take any PECB issued material and notes made during the course into the exam.

Your PECB Certified Data Protection Officer exam meets the full requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP).

Certification requirements

Upon successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credentials outlined in the table below. These are based on professional experience, information security and/or data protection experience as well as the signing of the PECB Code of Ethics.

You can gain the PECB Provisional Data Protection Officer credential with no experience. However, to gain the PECB Certified Data Protection Officer credential, you must have the necessary experience detailed in the table below.

Credential

Exam

Professional Experience

Data Protection project Experience

Other Requirements

PECB Provisional Data Protection Officer

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer exam

None

None

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer exam

Five years of industry experience, two of which must have been in Data Protection

Data Protection activities: a total of 300 hours

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

For your Data Protection project activities to be eligible they should align to the following activities:

  • Drafting a Data Protection plan
  • Initiating a Data Protection implementation
  • Implementing a Data Protection Policy
  • Monitoring and managing a Data Protection implementation
  • Performing continual improvement measures

What's Included

You'll receive the following as part of your accelerated Data Protection Officer training:

  • Official PECB Official Course Materials - containing 400+ pages of information and practical examples
  • Official PECB Official Certified Data Protection Officer Exam
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated Data Protection Officer course, you should understand GDPR basics and have knowledge of current legal requirements for data protection.

Certification requirements

Although there are no prerequisites for you to sit the course, in order to achieve the Certified DPO credential you'll need to meet a range of requirements. Upon successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credentials outlined in the table below. These are based on professional experience, information security and/or data protection experience as well as the signing of the PECB Code of Ethics.

You can gain the PECB Provisional Data Protection Officer credential with no experience. However, to gain the PECB Certified Data Protection Officer credential, you must have the necessary experience detailed in the table below.

Credential

Exam

Professional Experience

Data Protection project Experience

Other Requirements

PECB Provisional Data Protection Officer

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer exam

None

None

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer

PECB Certified Data Protection Officer exam

Five years of industry experience, two of which must have been in Data Protection

Data Protection activities: a total of 300 hours

Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"A good facility - well catered for and professionally run; with a lively tutor."
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"This course, though very intense and at some moments daunting, was structured and delivered in a direct, practical and rather productive way."
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