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Certified GDPR Practitioner Self-Paced Online Training Course

Certified GDPR Practitioner Self-Paced Online Training Course

SKU: US4801
Format: Remote proctoring (Windows systems only)
Published: 28 Feb 2017
Availability: Available
  • Gain the knowledge and skills to implement an effective compliance program under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • This course contains 15 modules and takes a total of 7 hours
  • Access to the self-paced online course is available for 1 year, giving you the time to complete the course in your own time
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification and 9 CPD/CPE points

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Training course outline

This self-paced online course is a modular recording of our popular four-day GDPR Practitioner classroom course, which equips participants with the knowledge and operational skills to build, implement, and manage a compliance program under the GDPR.

The GDPR Practitioner self-paced course focuses on:

  • The application of the Regulation
  • How the data protection principles work in practice
  • The policies and procedures necessary
  • Practical guidance on how to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance program

GDPR Practitioner self-paced online training course benefits

 Designed by professionals

Delves into the detail of the GDPR, covering how each aspect of the Regulation can be translated into implementation actions in your organization.

 Real-life examples

You’ll be given the use of tools and real-life examples in order to understand how the Regulation applies in real-world context

 Learn at your own pace

Perfect for those who don’t have time to spend a full day out of the office, or want to learn from home.

 GDPR Certificate

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

Who should attend this course?

Managers with responsibility or involvement for making sure their organisations become GDPR compliant, 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
  • Individuals with little experience but who wish to enter the field of data protection with a professional qualification

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognized as the authority on GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024- certificated and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • 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.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does this course cover?

  • The role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Roles of and relationships between controllers and processors
  • Accountability and setting up a privacy compliance framework
  • Common data security failures
  • Security of personal data
  • The six data protection principles
  • The rights of data subjects
  • Handling data subject access requests
  • Organizational risk management framework
  • Legal requirements for a data protection impact assessment (DPIA)
  • Data mapping
  • How to conduct a DPIA
  • Personal data transfer to countries outside the EU/EEA
  • Incident response and data breach reporting
  • Enforcement, regulatory, and compensatory issues
  • Transition to and demonstrating compliance with the GDPR

What’s included in this course?

  • A copy of EU GDPR – An Implementation and Compliance Guide e-book
  • The GDPR Compliance Gap Assessment Tool
  • Comprehensive course documentation (digital copy provided as a PDF file)
  • An EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner (EU GDPR P) exam voucher
  • A certificate of attendance
  • Access to a monthly security bulletin on the Learning Management System (LMS), put together by our in-house information security experts to keep you up to date with the latest threats. To see an example, click here.

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 Implementation and Compliance Guide, Second Edition .

Course duration and times

This course contains 15 modules and takes a total of 7 hours. Learn at your own pace.

Exams and qualifications

Certified GDPR Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner (EU GDPR P) exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course. There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P).


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ), as well as CIISec (The Chartered Institute of Information Security) and satisfies the CIISec requirements atLevel 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 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?

Before joining this course, you must have knowledge of the EU GDPR and have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation examination.

Is there any recommended reading?

We would recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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