GDPR Certificate - CPD Accredited

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From 25th May 2018 a new key piece of legislation titled the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been adapted by the UK. This GDPR law applies to all kinds of businesses and enforces new regulations and guidelines to follow in the case of handling and storing data. It is crucial that you ensure your business has the capacity to comply with this new GDPR legislation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • What the GDPR is, its importance and why it included, when it came into force, its similarity to earlier legislation and who must obey the new rules & legislation.
  • Protect sensitive data from unauthorized access, use, replication and destruction.
  • The rules and principles supporting the GDPR and the underpinnings on which an organisation is authorised to accumulate and process data and how the GDPR makes procurement for the administration of personal and delicate information.
  • The rights and advantages conferred to individuals under the GDPR and what this implies for organisations who manage, gather and process data.

Benefits of Taking This GDPR Course:

  • If you're intrigued in learning consumer rights and privacy law, the information provided in this GDPR course will exceedingly benefit you.
  • Whether your job role requires systematic collection, storage or handling of personal data, this course provides you with precious enlightenment to your obligations under the GDPR.
  • If you're working in an administration or a management role, this GDPR course will support you through advice and plenty of suggestions for handling and processing customer personal data.
  • Whether you're accountable for executing data handling and processing plan & policies at your workplace, then this course will proffer you a great outset point from which you can easily compose them.
  • If you're a business owner, this comprehensive GDPR course will assist you to understand when and how to collect data from clients or customers and process it in a legitimate method.

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Course Modules/Lessons

Module 01: GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) - Aim and Key Changes

  • Key Changes to the Law
  • Aims of the GDPR
  • Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
  • Data Protection Law

Module 02: Definitions and Principles of GDPR

  • Data Protection Terminology
  • Principles of Data Protection
  • Data Retention Periods
  • Data Security

Module 03: Processing, Consent and Subject Rights

  • Comply with the Law
  • Sensitive Personal Data
  • Legal Obligations
  • Obtaining Consent
  • Data Subject Rights

Module 04: Data Controller, Security and Processor Obligations

  • Controller Obligations
  • Controller Duties
  • Reporting Breaches
  • Cross-Border Data Transfer

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.


After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

Who is this course for?

GDPR Certificate course is aimed at anyone involved in the handling of people’s information as part of their daily role. Our GDPR Certificate course aims to provide an introduction to the GDPR, it's principles and process and roles and responsibilities under the new Regulation.

It also introduces GDPR and the key compliance obligations of organisations, whilst demonstrating best practice in an engaging and informative way.


Our GDPR Certificate is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this GDPR course. This GDPR Certificate course is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

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Skinner asked:

How will I be assessed?


Hi Skinner, There will be a mock and a final test at the end of the last module. The exam will consist of around 20-30 multiple choice questions and will allow around 20-30 minutes to complete. You will need 60% or more correct answers to pass the exam. Your exam will be assessed in real time and you will be able to see the result right away. Thanks, Help Desk.

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Finlay asked:

Is this course updated with the latest legislations?


Hi Finlay, Thanks for reaching out. We do update our courses in regular interval. This course is also updated with all the latest legislation and regulations according to the constitution. Thanks.

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Joe Bray asked:

How long is the course duration?


Hi Joe, Thanks for reaching out. This is a self-paced course. The estimated course duration is 3 hours, however, you will get one year access to the course upon purchasing and you can complete that anytime within a year. Thanks.

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Melanie asked:

Do you get a certificate at the end of the course?


Hi Melanie, Thanks for your query. Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an accredited certificate. The PDF certificate is included with the course price. Many thanks.

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Mia asked:

Is there any additional fees I need to pay to attend the exam?


Hi Mia, Thanks for the question. You don’t need to pay any additional fees for the exam. Exams are included with the course price and it’s online as well. After completing the course, you will be able to sit for the exam at your convenient time as you will have one-year access to the course after purchasing. Thanks.

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Jumoke asked:

Will you get a certificate after completing


Hi Jumoke, Thanks for your query. Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an accredited certificate. The PDF certificate is included with the course price. Many thanks.

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