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Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

SKU: 4783
  • Gain the knowledge and skills to implement an effective compliance program under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • 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 Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification

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Training course outline

Understand how to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance program in line with the GDPR with this Practitioner training course. It is essential for anyone involved in implementing and maintaining GDPR compliance in their organization.

The course focuses on:

  • The application of the Regulation
  • The policies and procedures necessary
  • The six data protection principles – how they work in practice, and how to implement them and demonstrate compliance
  • Handling DSARs (data subject access requests)
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them;
  • The legal requirements for a DPIA (data protection impact assessment) and how to conduct one

GDPR Practitioner training course benefits

 Designed by experts

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

 Sound GDPR advice

The course is delivered by an experienced privacy consultant with practical experience. You can ask questions specific to your organization.

 Gain practical experience

Use tools and real-life examples to understand how the Regulation applies in a real-world context.

 Free tools

Receive a free DPIA tool and a free GDPR gap assessment tool to help your organisation’s GDPR compliance programme.

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Who should attend this course?

Managers with responsibility for or involved in making sure their organisation becomes 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

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified GDPR Practitioner 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 course and the only one that’s ISO 17024-certificated. Since then, we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the Regulation
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations than anyone else
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning, and in-house training options
  • 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 training course cover?

  • The role of the DPO (data protection officer)
  • What constitutes personal data
  • Accountability, the privacy compliance framework, and a PIMS (personal information management system)
  • Lessons to be learned from common data security failures
  • The six data protection principles – how to apply them and demonstrate compliance
  • The security of personal data
  • An organisational risk management framework
  • Legal requirements for a DPIA
  • How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool
  • Why and how to conduct a data mapping exercise
  • The rights of data subjects
  • Giving and withdrawing consent
  • Handling DSARs
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them
  • Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance
  • How to become GDPR compliant using a compliance gap assessment tool

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • Free DPIA tool.
  • Free GDPR compliance gap assessment tool.
  • The EU General Data Protection Regulation Foundation exam.
  • 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 Practitioner exam

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

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

This course is equivalent to:


CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

IBITGQ awards candidates who pass the included exam the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification.


This course is accredited by IBITGQ.

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?

Candidates must have a form of photographic ID as the invigilator my request to check it before 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?

Before joining this course, you must have knowledge of the EU GDPR and have passed the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation examination.

Is there any recommended reading?

We would recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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