Data Protection - GDPR Foundation

Duration

Duration:

Just 1 Day

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

During this 1 day accelerated training, you will learn about the General Data Protection Regulations including GDPR basics and risk management. This GDPR training includes the GDPR Foundation exam, which you’ll sit at the firebrand Training Centre during your accelerated course. You will also learn how to understand the fundamental privacy principles and become familiar with the role of Data Protect Officer.

Firebrand's GDPR training is designed for professionals with a practical need to understand and implement enterprise governance and business processes. This accelerated course is ideal for:

  • Senior executives responsible for process and governance
  • Contractors wishing to capitalise on this new area of process
  • Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) practitioners
  • Lawyers wishing to understand the whole context of GDPR
  • Data privacy, security and compliance consultants
  • Auditors, risk and compliance practitioners

Ensure your business can conform to the requirements of GDPR with this accelerated 1-day GDPR training. Breaches of EU regulation by multinationals can result in fines upwards of £20 million and could be as high as 4% of worldwide gross turnover.

Four reasons why you should sit your GDPR Practitioner course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be GDPR Practitioner trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 1-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your GDPR Practitioner course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass GDPR Practitioner 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 GDPR Practitioner 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 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

  • Up-to-date content: the course is developed by specialist lawyers and enterprise architects who monitor the action of the courts and process developments – so you can rely on the most up-to-date content and relevant real-life examples.
  • Experienced instructors: Firebrand provides specialist instructors who are still practitioners with years of international experience in industry, commerce and the legal world which enriches the course by having real-world examples that enhance your learning experience.
  • IT-Savvy/IT-in-business-savvy/IT-in-legal-savvy: the GDPR Foundation is delivered in the practical and pragmatic context of todays technology, so you will take away an understanding of the ways that technologies can support you in this new aspect of enterprise governance.

Curriculum

On this accelerated GDPR course, you'll cover the following topics:

  • Foundations of Modern Privacy Law
  • GDPR Basics
  • Personal Data and Consent: the six pathways to lawful business models
  • Key Data Subject Rights
  • Monitoring, Profiling, IT, the business, the GDPR, and case law
  • Key Controller Obligations – principles, “tick-boxes”, pseudo-rights, etc.
  • Exemptions, Member State Opt-outs
  • Risk Management and the EU Data Protection Officer - who, what, why, how?
  • International Transfers / Adequacy Regimes - BCRs, SCCs, Privacy Shield
  • Non-compliance - the new legal and technological routes to legal enforcement
  • GDPR's new legal defences against Foreign Governments
  • Effect of Brexit on the GDPR - and vice versa
  • Business Impacts: Security, Cloud, out-sourcing / Data Processors, IoT, Big Data
  • Next Steps - practical enterprise approaches to GDPR compliance
  • PIAs, BCRs, Enterprise Privacy Architecture basics
  • Project / Privacy Office Organisation and Workflow Management
  • Information Architecture, Data Mapping, and Privacy Dataflow Mapping
  • Enterprise Privacy Architecture as metadata
  • Multi-jurisdictional Legal Architecture
  • Automated Privacy Impact Assessment as core Project Initiation subprocess
  • The Future: Embedding Transactional EPA Metadata into Operational Systems

Firebrand's GDPR course also covers the following Data Protection Officer (DPO) areas:

  • Appreciate the statutory requirements of the DPO from 1995 until 2018
  • Compare with the basics of the onerous new regime by the GDPR
  • Assimilate the new statutory obligations on Controllers
  • Appreciate the diverse obligations on and statutory tasks of the DPO
  • Learn of the expert knowledge and statutory abilities required of the DPO
  • Consider the required expertise in law, IT, security, and associated topics
  • Understand a DPO's own personal rights, accountabilities, liabilities, and immunities in the role

FAQs

What is a GDPR boot camp?

Firebrand’s GDPR Foundation course (sometimes referred to as a GDPR boot camp) is an accelerated 3-day course that will introduce you to GDPR. You’ll also sit your GDPR Foundation exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, just steps away from your classroom.


Does Firebrand offer GDPR Foundation online training?

Firebrand does not provide online training for the GDPR Foundation course. Instead, Firebrand’s GDPR course provides students with an opportunity to learn in-person from real-world GDPR and data protection experts.


How much does GDPR training cost?

To find out the cost of this accelerated GDPR Foundation course and others, visit our prices page.


What exam will I take?

During your accelerated course, you'll prove your knowledge with Firebrand's GDPR exam, developed by specialist lawyers and enterprise architects.

This open book exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions and the pass mark is 50%. The time limit is 75 minutes for English speakers and 105 minutes for non-native English speakers.


Is there a governing body for GDPR certification?

There is no governing body for GDPR certification. Every training provider currently creates their own courses and exams. You will be accredited by the organisation you train with.

Firebrand’s GDPR Foundation course was designed and developed by a Barrister of the Middle Temple with international experience in privacy law. You’ll effectively receive three days in front of counsel, ensuring your organisation becomes GDPR compliant as fast as possible.


Exam Track

Exam duration is 1 hour, The “PECB Certified GDPR Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP)

Domain 2: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

 

What's Included

On your GDPR Foundation course, you'll also receive:

  • Firebrand GDPR training material (PDF)
  • The necessary documentation referred to in the course. Including: treaties, EU directives and leading case judgements.
  • Privacy impact assessment examples
  • Dataflow creation templates
  • Enterprise Privacy Architecture Templates
  • Free access to Enterprise Privacy Architecture data quality verification service
  • An access code for free trial subscription to automated Privacy Impact Assessment Service

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. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This 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 as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

You do not require any specific prerequisites for this accelerated course. However, it is advised that you have over five years of business experience and adequate knowledge of the English language.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

Reviews

We've currently trained 134.561 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,53% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"It was a nice experience with high quality deliveries."
Hitham houliou. (30/7/2018 (Monday) to 1/8/2018 (Wednesday))

"I am into training professionals myself. I both receive and administer training. This was one of the best training I attended administered by a professions barrister. The insight, knowledge and was of teaching, not only reciting theory but incorporating real life examples making the whole course material far easier to comprehend."
Mary Papasopoulos, GMa Auditors Ltd. (30/7/2018 (Monday) to 1/8/2018 (Wednesday))

"An interesting and informative course covering many aspects of GDPR and the complexities it throws up and will continue to throw up for all parties covered but it was well worth attending if you are going to come under it."
Mark Cameron. (30/7/2018 (Monday) to 1/8/2018 (Wednesday))

"This is my 5th courses here at Firebrand. The teaching standard is excellent across the board. I look forward to returning for my change management course. Firebrand have ignited my passion for learning at this accelerated pace."
Jennifer Hamling-Hills, Orangutan Project Management. (13/11/2017 (Monday) to 15/11/2017 (Wednesday))

"Great class. I would recommend the course to anyone."
Eric Lee, Itsoha. (13/11/2017 (Monday) to 15/11/2017 (Wednesday))

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