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Certified GDPR Online Training Course

Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course

SKU: 4782
  • Gain a comprehensive introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in just one day
  • Develop your practical understanding of the implications and legal requirements for your organization
  • Train without the travel with our instructor-led online course, giving you all the benefits of classroom study without the hassle, uncertainty, and cost of travel
  • Course dates available in both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Pacific Standard Time (PST)
  • Passing the included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Foundation (EU GDPR F) qualification
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Training course outline

Get a comprehensive introduction to the GDPR, its implications and what it means for your organization.

This course provides an introduction to:

  • Essential GDPR background and terminology
  • The six data protection principles
  • Data subjects’ rights, including data subject access requests
  • Securing personal data
  • Reporting data breaches
  • How to perform a DPIA (data protection impact assessment)
  • The DPO (data protection officer) role
  • Transferring personal data outside the EU 

GDPR Foundation training course benefits

 GDPR Certificate

Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR F qualification.


Interactive instruction with the opportunity to ask the trainer questions and get involved in group discussions.

 Learn from anywhere

All the interactive benefits of classroom training but from the convenience of your desk. Save time and reduce costs, with no travel or accommodation required.

 Designed by experts

Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant, this training session is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience delivering data protection support to clients.

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Who should attend this course?

  • Business directors or managers who want to understand how the GDPR’s requirements affect their organization
  • Managers involved in or responsible for GDPR compliance, such as:
    • Privacy managers
    • Data protection managers
    • Information security managers
    • IT managers
    • Project managers
    • Corporate governance managers
    • Risk and compliance managers
    • General or privacy counsels
    • Finance, HR or marketing managers
  • Individuals with a basic knowledge of data protection regulation and practices, and looking to develop their career with a professional qualification

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified GDPR Foundation Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

GDPR / Data Privacy learning path

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognized as the authority on the GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training courses and the only ones that are ISO 17024-certificated.
  • We have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR.
  • Learn from anywhere – we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our online delivery option enables you to attend from anywhere with an internet connection.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations that anyone else.
Course details

What does this training course over?

  • Bands of penalties for breaches
  • Lawfulness of processing and consent
  • The six data protection principles
  • Special categories of personal data
  • The rights of data subjects, including DSARs (data access requests)
  • Controllers and processors
  • Data protection by design
  • Securing personal data
  • How to perform a DPIA
  • Reporting data breaches
  • The DPO role
  • Transferring personal data outside the EU
  • Certification against the GDPR
  • The powers of supervisory authorities
  • Lead supervisory authorities
  • The role of the EDPB (European Data Protection Board)

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The EU GDPR F exam.
  • Interactive PDF and an online quiz tool for knowledge testing.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Course duration and times

9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST each day course is run

Exams and qualifications

GDPR Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR F exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

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.


This course is accredited by IBITGQ, as well as CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) and satisfies the CIISec requirements at Level 1: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, B2 and C3.

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.


How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

Delegates must provide a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

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.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course.

Is there any recommended-reading?

The short pre-read for this course is included with your course materials and will be available 20 days before your course start date.

We also recommend you purchase and read EU GDPR, A Pocket Guide, Second Edition.

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