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Certified GDPR Foundation Distance Learning Training Course

Certified GDPR Foundation Distance Learning Training Course

SKU: 5535
Format: Remote proctoring (Windows systems only)
Published: 19 Feb 2020
Availability: Available
  • Help your organization become GDPR-compliant by developing your employees’ knowledge with an accredited qualification.
  • Delivered completely online - study at your own time and pace.
  • Develop your practical understanding of the regulation’s implications and legal requirements.
  • Brought to you by the team that introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training courses.
  • Combines bite-size video learning with a detailed learner guide.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-Certificated EU GDPR Foundation (EU GDPR F) qualification and 5 CPD/CPE points.

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The GDPR Foundation distance learning course outline

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.

The benefits of the GDPR Foundation distance learning 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.
  • Due to the nature of distance learning, you can learn at your own pace and at a time that suits you.
  • As 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.

The GDPR Foundation distance learning course pass rate

The average pass rate for this course is 78%.

Who should attend this course?

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

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • IT Governance introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024- certificated.
  • We are Europe’s premier GDPR training provider.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations that anyone else.
  • We have trained more than 7,900 professionals on the GDPR.
Course details

What does the GDPR Foundation distance learning course cover?

The course will cover:

  • Essential General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) background and terminology
  • The six data protection principles
  • Special categories of personal data
  • The rights of data subjects, including data access requests
  • Controllers and processors
  • Data protection by design
  • Securing personal data
  • Reporting 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
  • EU–US Privacy Shield
  • The powers of supervisory authorities

What’s included in this course?

The course materials and the exam are included in this course.

What equipment should I bring?

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.

Course duration and times

This course contains six modules with a total course length of three hours. Learn at your own pace.

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent of 5 CPD/CPE points.

How much does the EU GDPR Foundation distance learning course cost?

The course costs $470 ex VAT.

Exams and qualifications

GDPR Foundation distance learning exam

Delegates take the EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation (EU GDPR F) online examination at the end of the course – a 60-minute multiple-choice, ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ. There is no extra charge for this exam. You will receive a voucher valid for six months for the EU GDPR F exam when you buy this course.

  • The exam uses automated remote proctoring.
  • You will be monitored online through your webcam and your results will be confirmed once the footage of your examination has been reviewed by the certification body.
  • System requirements:
    • Internet access for the full duration of the exam.
    • A Flash-compatible webcam (built-in or external).
    • Adobe Flash Player installed and activated.
    • Proctoring software downloaded and installed on your computer.
  • Important: Before purchase, please check with your IT department that you have permission to download software on your computer.

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Foundation (EU GDPR F) qualification by IBITGQ. It is also certificated by the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) and satisfies the IISP Skills Framework requirements at Level 1: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, B2 and C3.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

Provisional exam results will be given immediately after completing the exam, confirmed results will be issued within 10 working days with your certificate to your email address.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course.

Is there any recommended-reading?

We would recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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