Methods of Protecting Sensitive Data
CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Data Protection and GDPR Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 12 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Data Protection level 2 training gives learners an insight into the regulations that cover the storage and security of data in the workplace. Keeping data safe is a legal requirement and the course covers these requirements to ensure that staff understand why and how we comply with the rules.

Learn how to understand your requirements under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)  and learn about the requirements to handle a Subject Access Request (SAR).

The course covers the data protection principles as well as other relevant data protection subjects allowing compliance for companies and employees.  

Subject Access Requests or SAR's are an important subject for all employees to understand as they can be submitted to all members of staff so it is vital that everyone understands how important they are and what to do with them when they are received by any business.

Included in this course are the latest General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR regulations which came in to effect in May 2018. it covers the roles within GDPR and responsibilities under GDPR.  GDPR is an ongoing process and gives data subjects rights that have to be understood and respected by all businesses. The course covers data principles, legal basis and what to do when a potential data breach occurs.

If you would prefer a class-based lesson at your workplace nationally we have a network of instructors who can deliver the training at your workplace and we also offer a level 3 Data Protection and GDPR course for managers, employers and businesses.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • All industry sectors need data protection training
  • Financial sector
  • Medical staff
  • Self-employed
  • All staff employed by companies
  • Business owners

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 12 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For the contents of our video online course, visit the Data protection course.

The contents included in the classroom course are:

  • Purpose of the Act
  • Legal Framework
  • Aims of the Act
  • General Data Protection Regulations
  • ICO – Information Commissioner
  • Public Authorities and Freedom of Information
  • The Date Controller
  • Data Protection Principles
  • Privacy Shield
  • What is Personal Data?
  • Who holds Personal Data?
  • Individual Rights
  • Subject Access Request (SAR)
  • Processing Personal Data
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Data Breaches
  • Data Protection Officers (DPO)
  • International
  • Exemptions/Derogations
  • Improving Data Protection
  • Record keeping, Management and an Individual Rights
  • Cybercrime – Phishing and Malware
  • Business Email Compromise
  • Text and Phone Scams
  • Data Protraction student manual V8.0 (NEW DESIGN AND UPDATED)
  • Conducting privacy impact assessments code of practice - Data Protection Act
  • Consent under the GDPR blog article from the ICO
  • Data Protection Act 1998 download
  • Data Protection GDPR Check list
  • Data protection and the rights of access to data for a data subject
  • Data protection by design and default from the ICO
  • Data protection impact assessments from ICO
  • Facebook group we recommend you follow for ideas
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • GDPR - Documentation controller template
  • GDPR - simplified data inventory
  • GDPR Data Inventory spreadsheet
  • GDPR consent guidance from ICO
  • GDPR still relevant for the UK? Link to the ICO blog
  • GDPR the actual law link
  • GDPR – sorting the fact from the fiction
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) FAQs for small organisations
  • Getting ready for the GDPR fro small businesses
  • Getting ready for the GDPR resources
  • High capacity lockable storage drive
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • ICO link to Access Aware Campaign for posters, stickers and e-learning
  • Information on the EU Privacy Shield
  • Link to ICO Website
  • Lockable 8 gig USB stick on Amazon
  • Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the ICO website
  • Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) steps to take now
  • SAR Record Sheet Example
  • SAR Request
  • Sending personal data outside the European Economic Area (Principle 8) link to ICO website
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Subject Access Request – what is an individual entitled to?
  • Subject access request: checklist on the ICO website
  • Suzanne Dibble, the Small Business Law Expert FaceBook page
  • The Department of Commerce for more information on the privacy shield
  • Useful link on the HSBC website on invoice fraud and other fraud
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“Brilliant module! Lesson delivery was easy to follow and convenient to complete. ”

- John Uwubame, Self employed from Kent

“The course was clearly delivered in a way that was easy to understand”

- Christopher from Hampshire
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