The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection is designed for candidates with some existing data protection responsibilities, wishing to gain a broader understanding of current laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
This course is intended for people who have existing responsibilities in data protection and have a basic understanding of relevant legislation.
This course is delivered over 5 days. The course can be run in blocks or a day each week for 5 consecutive weeks. The exam is usually scheduled two – four weeks after course delivery.
The syllabus for this course is set by the BCS and is available from https://www.bcs.org/media/1839/dp-practitioner-syllabus.pdf.
The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection costs £2,250 per person. All course costs are subject to VAT. If you have 4 or more staff requiring training, it is likely to be move cost effective to arrange in house. Please contact us for details.
This course is assessed by a two hour exam that has one section of 40 multiple choice questions and a second section of 12 short answer questions. The pass mark is 65%. Further information is available from https://www.bcs.org/media/1839/dp-practitioner-syllabus.pdf.
We run this course in locations throughout the UK – see our scheduled courses for available course dates.
We will always arrange additional courses if there is sufficient demand – please contact us to register an interest. If you have 3 or more staff requiring training, it may be more cost effective to arrange in house training. Please contact us for details.
Successful candidates will receive the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.
Please see https://www.bcs.org/media/1839/dp-practitioner-syllabus.pdf or contact us for details.
Other Training Qualifications
- BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection
- Diploma/Certificate in Managing Data Protection Compliance certificated by the SQA
- Certificate in Data Protection Compliance certificated by the SQA