Data Protection GDPR Foundation and Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation

- Only 4 Days

On this accelerated 4-day GDPR Foundation and Practitioner course you'll cover the regulation itself and learn how your organisation can meet the strict requirements of GDPR.

You'll study the General Data Protection Regulation [(EU) 2016/679] and how it supersedes current data protection and privacy legislation in Europe and elsewhere. You'll also understand multi-jurisdictional consequences for the collection, retention and processing of Personal Data.

This accelerated Foundation and Practitioner course is 25% faster than traditional GDPR training. In four days, your expert instructor will equip you with the practical know-how to apply GDPR in the real world, immersing you in hands-on individual and group exercises. During the course you'll cover key topics including:

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  • Overview of legal systems and their interrelationships
  • Updating your privacy notices for websites, email, cookies, etc.
  • Privacy by design - exploring the specific purpose you process personal data for
  • Embedding GDPR within organisations under common law, civil law and other legal systems
  • Major required changes in corporate governance standards and processes
  • Subtle effects of ‚Big Data‚;
  • How to succeed under the self-reporting model of GDPR

You'll also discover what the integrated Personal Data environment would look like in your organisation. You'll then be able to develop, integrate and manage the changes required by GDPR in your organisation's governance, business and data processing.

This GDPR training also includes the GDPR Foundation and Practitioner exams, which you'll take on-site during your accelerated course.

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 3-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.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be GDPR Foundation & Practitioner certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be GDPR Foundation & Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our GDPR Foundation & Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass GDPR Foundation & Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn GDPR Foundation & Practitioner faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying GDPR Foundation & Practitioner with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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On the GDPR Foundation section of this accelerated course, you‚ll cover the following topics:

  • Updating your privacy notices for websites, email, cookies, etc.
  • Relevance to you and definitions of personal data and special categories like health & children
  • Privacy by design / default - think about what specific purpose you process personal data for
  • Pathways - documenting the legal basis for each purpose
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) v the data protection function
  • Formats for conducting your own Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Q&A including relevance of Brexit

On the GDPR Practitioner section of this accelerated 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

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You will sit the following exams on-site, during the course. These are covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • GDPR Foundation Exam
    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Format: Multiple choice
  • GDPR Practitioner exam
    • Duration: 75 minutes
    • Format: 40 multiple-choice questions with 4 responses each
    • Pass mark: 50%

The exam is open book and you will be provided with a printed copy of the Recitals and Articles of the GDPR

Only the written content of the slide modules will be examined. You will be given Practice Exam Questions both within the the body of the instruction and as self-study aid. The language of the exam and supporting materials ar in English (United Kingdom)

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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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.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.76% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Very intense course. Excellent instructor"
Anonymous. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (8/5/2019 to 10/5/2019)

"Its been an amazing experience and worthy of my time and money"
Anonymous, UK. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (8/5/2019 to 10/5/2019)

"Dony't be fooled, accelerated leaning is not easy but it is fun and Firebrand provide a good environment to optimise the learning experience."
Anonymous. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (3/12/2018 to 5/12/2018)

"Well presented course. Great resources. Complete package."
Anonymous. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (3/12/2018 to 5/12/2018)

"Everything was taken care of, I'm very happy with the instructor and premises."
Anonymous, delt shared services. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (3/12/2018 to 5/12/2018)

"Very happy with the course, a lot to take in but worth it."
Thai Eklund, Actic. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (3/12/2018 to 5/12/2018)

"Really good original process Very informative friendly staff and course tutors well thought out."
Anonymous. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (22/10/2018 to 24/10/2018)

"Absolutely brilliant! Ill be back!"
Christopher Ndubuisi, University of East Anglia. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (25/6/2018 to 27/6/2018)

"A recommended training experience by a knowledgeable and experience instructor. Top rate experience."
M.Z. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (25/6/2018 to 27/6/2018)

"As a complete novice to this area , the training as comprehensive and the instructor made it easy to understand. "
Clare Anderson, Trust in Learning (Academies). - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (9/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"The instructor, facilities and materials were excellent. "
Anonymous - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (9/5/2018 to 11/5/2018)

"Fast paced, informative, theory related to practice. Excellent starting point as I step out into the new world of DPOs!"
Denise Luke, Sole Trader. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (23/4/2018 to 25/4/2018)

"Staying at the training centre was great. The 16 delegates all had supper and chatted about the GDPR and many other things. It was great. The trainers were brilliant and the CDPO course was so enjoyable despite its intensity. "
Claudia Nel. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (23/4/2018 to 25/4/2018)

"Firebrand is the leading training provider, nothing more to say. Great learning, great training."
James Sim, N/A. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"Fantastic learning environment, which really helped with the learning journey."
Anonymous, East Coast Driver Training - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"Although the training was intensive, our tutor went into detail with everything, which really helped."
Daniel Haastrup, Roundtrip Cars Limited. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"Great course, facilities and location - worth attending."
Anonymous - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (30/3/2018 to 1/4/2018)

"The course and its content were exactly what I needed as we approach May 25th 2018. Delivered in such a way as to encourage engagement. There were many key learning points to take away to do my job."
James Monkman, Omms Data. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (26/2/2018 to 28/2/2018)

"Great instructor who understood the subject and was able to convey details well."
Julie Henry, RBS. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (3/1/2018 to 5/1/2018)

"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. - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (13/11/2017 to 15/11/2017)

"Great class. I would recommend the course to anyone."
Eric Lee, Itsoha. - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (13/11/2017 to 15/11/2017)

"Great trainer, great experience learned a lot and hope to be able to use it all at my company."
Kale Cooper, RRO. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (16/10/2017 to 18/10/2017)

"A very effective and time efficient way of being immersed into a new knowledge set. The scope, structure and applicability of this course content and certification is excellent."
Tim Stewart. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (16/10/2017 to 18/10/2017)

"My second time with Firebrand and again an excellent presenter, which ensured I passed first time. Will be back again soon."
Adrian Finn, TalkTalk. - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (9/10/2017 to 11/10/2017)

"The instructor was the perfect person to deliver a very dry subject in an entertaining and informative manner. He tailored his legal experience to provide relevant comparisons. He dealt competently with areas where the subject matter is vague bearing in mind we are dealing with constantly shifting sands and many of the future concepts are untested."
Anonymous - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (14/8/2017 to 16/8/2017)

"Firebrand will work hard to help you achieve. They cover food, drinks & accommodation. You don't have to think about any of that so you can focus on learning, training and achieving your goals. Would I recommend Firebrand? Absolutely!"
Malcolm McNinch, In Health Ltd. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (1/8/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"I was a bit uncertain when I registered for the training, however the training (CDPO) proved to be the best training I've had so far. The trainer was knowledgeable and passionate that we get the best outcome - however everything I required was provided and so I was comfortable and focused enough to put in the effort to get the best out of the training course. I highly recommend Firebrand - its a focused and value for money approach to learning. I cant wait to get back to work and tell my colleagues! :)"
Dolapo Adeboye, Barclaycard. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (1/8/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"Excellent, organised and well worth the cost."
Richard Coleman. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (24/7/2017 to 26/7/2017)

"Course content very good and meaningful for critical legislation changes. Trainers knowledgeable in the subject and communicated subject very well."
Anonymous - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (15/5/2017 to 17/5/2017)

"This is an excellent facility to get away from the office and concentrate on the course which is intense."
Mike Vale, University of Manchester. - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (15/5/2017 to 17/5/2017)

"A great learning experience."
john clark, allpay. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (14/10/2019 to 16/10/2019)

"Well organised with good facilities.Very helpful to have the accommodation literally in the next building to the training center. "
Ann Shepherd. - Software Testing Agile Tester (2 days) (14/10/2019 to 15/10/2019)

"Firebrand is a great environment to learn and grow. All the staff are welcoming and helpful."
Anonymous. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (ITIL 4) (2 days) (7/10/2019 to 8/10/2019)

"Course was made really interesting by interaction and useful tips throughout."
Anonymous. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (ITIL 4) (2 days) (7/10/2019 to 8/10/2019)

"Interesting training and lots of useful exam tips."
Anonymous. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (ITIL 4) (2 days) (7/10/2019 to 8/10/2019)

"Passed so happy"
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Firebrand provide a consistent delivery of high quality training targeted at an appropriate level.Highly recommended."
Paul Horn, ESOS. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"The instructor is a spectacular instructor who is extremely thorough , a great practitioner and instructor/facilitator and instruction designer. Six star not five star."
Babita Kumar, New Signatur. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"The instructor's real world examples really helped with understanding the course content and i would highly recommend using Firebrand."
James Crane, Seven Investment Management LLP. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"Good support and well worth it."
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (6 days) (7/10/2019 to 12/10/2019)

"Excellent tuition by real world professional.The isolated but comfortable environment is perfect for undistributed learning and practice."
Angus Macrae. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is a great course presented with lots of useful material and shared experience from the trainer."
David Meekins, FCO. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"The instructor is the best..."
Richard Lindsay. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Training focused on key topics required for test exam, Excellent trainer with very in depth understanding of course material and ISC2 expectations. I would highly recommend the training."
N.R., Schroders . - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is a great course to consolidate your cloud security knowledge and get the certification paper to prove the same. Come prepared."
N.C., Verizon. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Very good stress free training due to the facilities. Instruction very good and available when ever needed to clear up any confusion. "
S.H., BAE SYSTEMS. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Very informative and fun course. Would recommend it!"
S.Z., Trend Controls. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"This is the 3rd course I have attended at Firebrand and I would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone. The instructors are very knowledgeable and, critically, have experience in the representative study areas."
R.O.. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Love it, I’ve used firebrand three times and would definitely recommend "
Anonymous. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

"Well structured and informative course. Very intense course, but very enjoyable. "
C.C.. - (ISC)2 CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (6 days) (6/10/2019 to 11/10/2019)

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