BCS Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course


11 Nov 19
09 Dec 19
13 Jan 20
10 Feb 20
09 Mar 20


Time :
Training: 9:00 – 16:30
Examinations (optional): 17:00 – 18:00


£450 + VAT
Early Bird Price: 10% discount - £405 + VAT
06th Sep 2019
Book this course together with the BCS  accredited
GDPR Practitioner Course and avail 10% discount

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GDPR Foundation Course Deliverables

The BCS accredited Foundation Certificate is designed for those who wish to acquire a sound knowledge in key elements of Data Protection and it's practical application.

Created with Snap Main Objectives

The Foundation Certificate is intended to promote an understanding of GDPR. By obtaining the Foundation Certificate, candidates will:

  • Hold a recognised qualification in GDPR
  • Gain an understanding of the key changes that the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act bring to data protection
  • Get acquainted with individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act, particularly the need for effective record keeping
  • Gain knowledge of the new rights available to data subjects and the implications of those rights with the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act
  • Gain a sufficient knowledge of the increased obligations faced by data controllers and data processors as a result of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act being enacted
  • Be better placed to support their organisation in processing customer data in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act
  • Get familiar with the Fundamental Principles

Created with Snap Course Content

The training will cover the following essential areas of GDPR:

  • Legal background and positioning
    • Context of data protection law
  • The role of the Supervisory Authority (Information Commissioners Office [ICO])
  • Territorial scope and jurisdiction of the GDPR (Articles 2 & 3)
  • Transfers of personal data outside the EU
  • Identification of processing that must comply with the data protection law
  • Definitions & Understanding the data protection principles
  • Lawfulness of processing
  • Rights of the Data Subject
  • Restriction on Data Subject Rights
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003
  • Data controller and data processor obligations
  • Enforcement of the GDPR & the Data Protection Act
  • Codes of Conduct and Best Practice Standards
  • Rights of the Data Subject

Created with Snap Target Audience

The qualification is primarily aimed at those who need to have an understanding of data protection, and the GDPR in particular, to do their job, or those whose effectiveness in their role would be enhanced by knowledge of the law in this area. 
The Foundation Certificate will also provide a stepping stone for those who have, or who will have, some responsibility for data protection within an organisation and who intend in due course to gain the BCS accredited Practitioner Certificate.
This qualification is likely to be of particular benefit to those working in the following areas:

  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Information Governance, risk and compliance
  • Data Management
  • Project Management
  • Legal and procurement
  • Marketing
  • Information Security
  • Human Resources
  • Anyone who is interested for a career in Data Protection
  • Rights of the Data Subject
  • Rights of the Data Subject
  • Rights of the Data Subject

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Meet Our Trainers

Martin Jackson

Head of GRC
  • 30+ years of experience in IT Information Security & Data Protection
  • Certified DPA & GDPR practitioner
  • Approved APMG GDPR Trainer
  • Expert in end-to-end GDPR implementation
  • UK & international perspective

James Twigg

Legal Counsel, Data Protection and Compliance Consultant
  • 15+ years of experience
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Liverpool Law Society Committee Member
  • UK Data Protection Act (Practitioner)
  • GDPR Data Protection Officer
  • Member - International Association of Privacy Professionals Manchester Chapter
  • CIPP/E Certified

George Skalley

Head of ISD Global Delivery
  • 20+ years of experience
  • Certified Enterprise Architect (TOGAF 9)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner

Why us?

Face-To-Face Training

Allows you to ask questions and learn from other people’s experiences.

BCS Accredited

All our GDPR training courses are certified by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Expert Trainers

Our courses are delivered by experts with over 10 years of experience in GRC.


The training incorporates best practices from working with small and large organisations, globally.

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