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Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Distance Learning Training Course and Exam

Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation Distance Learning Training Course and Exam

SKU: 4800
Format: Training
Published: 17 Jan 2017

Be ready for the GDPR by developing your knowledge of it with an accredited qualification. Learn in your own time and at your own pace about the Regulation and the implications and legal requirements for organis ations.

The GDPR Foundation qualification is a prerequisite for the GDPR Practitioner course.


Six modules with a total course length of three hours – learn in your own time as your schedule allows.


Distance learning – save time and costs by accessing this recorded session from anywhere in the world whenever it suits you.

Includes a complimentary copy of EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide.


Achieve the ISO 17024-accredited EU GDPR Foundation (EU GDPR F) qualification from IBITGQ. An exam voucher valid for six months is included.


The exam is taken online.

Important: Please check the exam system requirements before placing your order.

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Price: $360.00


Learn at your own pace about the GDPR

This distance learning course is a modular recording of our popular one-day EU GDPR Foundation classroom course, which provides a comprehensive introduction to the GDPR and a practical understanding of the implications and legal requirements for organizations of any size.

The GDPR Foundation qualification is also the prerequisite for the GDPR Practitioner course.



Delivered by Alan Calder, CEO and founder of IT Governance, this recorded training session is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience advising organizations on compliance with data protection laws and related information security standards such as ISO 27001.



Distance learning lets you learn in your own time from the comfort of your own home or office. Stop and start the recording according to your schedule, repeat modules that you want to go over again or skip parts that cover familiar topics. If you have a busy schedule and cannot commit to a whole day’s uninterrupted training, this is the solution for you.

And, because this is a recorded session, you get just the undiluted core content, delivered in the most time-efficient manner, without any of the interruptions normally associated with a classroom course.


Professional development

The course supports professional development, and those who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-accredited EU GDPR Foundation (EU GDPR F) qualification by IBITGQ. It is also accredited by the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) and satisfies the IISP Skills Framework requirements at Level 1: A1 – A7, B1 and C2. It also qualifies for five CPD/CPE credits.



Because distance learning courses are recorded WebEx sessions, they offer considerable savings over classroom and Live Online courses, which both feature live interaction with a trainer.


Who should attend this course?

  1. Business directors or managers who want to understand how the requirements of the GDPR will affect their organization.
  2. Managers involved in or responsible for GDPR compliance.
  3. Individuals with a basic knowledge of data protection regulation and practices who are looking to develop their career with a professional qualification.


What will you learn?

You will learn the following:

  • Essential General Data Protection Regulation background and terminology.
  • The six data protection principles.
  • The special categories of personal data.
  • The rights of data subjects, including data access requests.
  • The obligations of controllers and processors.
  • Data protection by design.
  • Securing personal data.
  • How to report data breaches.
  • How to perform a data protection impact assessment (DPIA).
  • The role of the data protection officer (DPO).
  • Transferring personal data outside the EU.
  • The powers of supervisory authorities.


EU GDPR F online exam

You will receive a voucher valid for six months for the EU GDPR F exam when you buy this course.

This is an ISO 17024-accredited, 60-minute, multiple-choice exam set by IBITGQ and is taken online. There is no extra charge for the exam.

The online exam can be taken at any time. To ensure the integrity of the exam process, you will be monitored using an automated remote proctoring system. Your results will be confirmed once the footage of your exam has been externally reviewed.


Exam system requirements

The remote proctoring system works only on Windows computers. Mac OS and Linux are not currently supported. You will also need:

  • A Flash-compatible webcam (built-in or external);
  • Adobe Flash Player installed and activated;
  • Internet access for the duration of the exam; and
  • To download and install proctoring software onto your computer.

Important: Before purchase, please check with your IT department that you have permission to download software onto your computer.


Order fulfilment information

The course includes:

  • The EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide e-book;
  • Comprehensive course documentation (a digital copy is provided as a PDF file);
  • An EU GDPR F exam voucher; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

After placing your order online, you will receive an email within 48 business hours with an online link and login details to the GDPR Foundation learning portal. The email will include information on how to receive your free copy of EU GDPR – A Pocket Guide.

You will also receive a separate confirmation email outlining the next steps for sitting the exam.


Further learning

This course is part of our unique EU GDPR learning path, which also includes the Certified EU GDPR Practitioner training course.

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