Learn all about complying with Data Protection and GDPR. This course is aimed at Managers and Businesses.
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Data Protection and GDPR Level 3 for Managers and Business (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 31 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
£34.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Managers, employers and businesses need to have a higher understanding of their responsibilities regarding Data Protection and GDPR.  Data Protection 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 also looks at the lawful basis for handling data which is a vital component when processing any data.

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.

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 2 Data Protection and GDPR course for employees.

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.

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
  • Associations and clubs
  • Membership organisations
  • Marketing companies

This course comes with 5.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 31 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.

Learning outcomes for the course are below:

  • What is data protection
  • Lawful Basis
  • Data protection legislation
  • Employee responsibilities
  • The Data Principles
  • Subject Access Requests
  • Who holds personal information
  • General Data Protection Regulations
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Keeping Safe Online
  • Data protection principles
  • Freedom Of Information
  • Data Protection Rights
  • The Information Commissioner's Office
  • Privacy Shield
  • The Rights of the Data Subject
  • Data Protraction student manual V8.0 (NEW DESIGN AND UPDATED)
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Data Protection Act 1998 download
  • Data Protection GDPR Check list
  • 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
  • Link to ICO Website
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“Good experience, very searching, good value, well done.”

- Anthony, Management Consultant from Leicestershire

“Really enjoyed the course, very informative on the types of fraud.”

- Michael, Health and Safety Coordinator from South Yorkshire
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