BCS Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course


12 - 15 Nov 19
10 - 13 Dec 19
14 - 17 Jan 20
11 - 14 Feb 20
10 - 13 Mar 20


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


£1500 + VAT
Early Bird Price: 10% discount -£1350 + VAT
06th Sep 2019
Book this course together with the BCS  accredited
GDPR Foundation Course and avail 10% discount

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GDPR Practitioner Course Deliverables

For experienced Data Protection professionals, and those candidates that want to build on the BCS Foundation Certificate, you can gain a broader and deeper understanding of current laws, including the EU GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, and how they need to be applied in your organisation.

Created with Snap Main Objectives

The Practitioner Certificate is intended to promote an understanding of the practical application of UK data protection law, including placing it in a human rights context By obtaining the certificate, candidates will:

  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection
  • Gain an understanding of the key changes and the associated implications that the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill introduce to data protection
  • Gain an understanding of individual and organisational responsibilities under the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill, particularly the need for effective record keeping
  • Be able to apply the new rights available to data subjects and understand the implications of those rights
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the designation, position and role/ tasks of a data protection officer (DPO)
  • Be able to prepare organisations to manage and handle personal data in compliance with the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill
  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection
  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection
  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection
  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection
  • Hold a recognised qualification in data protection

Created with Snap Course Content

  • Context
    • What is privacy?
    • History of data protection legislation in the UK
    • Territorial scope and jurisdiction of the GDPR
  • GDPR and Data Protection Bill definitions and terminology
  • Structure of the UK Data Protection Bill in relation to the GDPR
  • The role of the ICO as the UK Supervisory Authority
  • Enforcement (including roles of the first-tier tribunal and the courts)
  • Notification and record keeping obligations
  • The data protection principles
  • Lawfulness of processing – how to comply
  • Individual rights & restriction on data subject rights
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR)
  • Other associated legislation
  • Application of data protection legislation
    • Data controller and data processor obligations
    • Security of processing
    • Data protection officer

Created with Snap Target Audience

This qualification is aimed at those candidates who have, or wish to have, some responsibility for data protection within an organisation and need to understand the changes that the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill will bring to data protection legislation and what needs to be done to prepare their organisations for compliance.
The certificate will also be useful for others who wish to obtain and demonstrate a broad understanding and application of the UK’s data protection regime. It is ideal for those candidates who already hold the Foundation Certification and who want to gain a more in-depth knowledge of interpreting and applying the principles of data protection legislation and the GDPR in particular.
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
  • Information Security
  • Marketing & Human Resources
  • Anyone who has some existing responsibility for data protection within their organisation
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the designation

Acquire In-depth the knowledge and skills needed to drive privacy and data protection excellence.

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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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