Data Protection and GDPR Level 2 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Need to learn the correct methods of compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016? Sign up to the ProTrainings Data Protection and GDPR Level 2 now and get started right away!
£24.95 + VAT
95 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

1 hour and 12 minutes

Video Count

32 videos





Proof of Completion


This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 3.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

Section 1

Introduction to Data Protection and the GDPR

12 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:22
  • Course overview 1:09
  • GDPR Compliance 2:07
  • and more...
Section 2

Data Protection and GDPR

6 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Who holds personal information 1:59
  • Data Protection and Credit Card Details 2:11
  • Public authorities and Freedom Of Information 2:32
Section 3

The Principles of GDPR

3 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Privacy Principles under GDPR 1:35
  • Privacy Principles 1:55
Section 4

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

16 mins
7 videos
This section includes:
  • Does GDPR apply to me 1:42
  • Data Subject and Personal Data under GDPR 2:20
  • Roles within GDPR 2:12
  • and more...
Section 5

The Rights of the Data Subject

18 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • The right to be informed 2:54
  • The right of access - SAR 2:27
  • Dealing with a SAR 1:30
  • and more...
Section 6

Keeping Safe Online

12 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Cybercrime 1:17
  • Phishing and Malware 3:55
  • Business Email Compromise 1:33
  • and more...
Section 7


2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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

More about this course

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.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

Companies, organisations or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information about onsite training and how our system can be used to track and monitor your staff training.

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.

  • Student Manual (V8.0) - GDPR and Data Protection
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Conducting privacy impact assessments code of practice - Data Protection Act
  • Consent under the GDPR blog article from the ICO
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • 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
  • Link to the HSE 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
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • 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
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