Course Introduction

This GDPR Certification is an introductory course which provides you with information about the requirements of the new GDPR legislation, and gives you the knowledge required to become a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

There are no prerequisites required to take this course, and it is open to any individual who has an interest in data protection and wants to use this certification to obtain a relevant career. Otherwise, this training course is suitable for professionals who are:

  • Information Security Professionals
  • Compliance Officers
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Privacy Managers
  • Risk Managers


This course is delivered by The Knowledge Academy.


What's Included

Find out what's included in the training programme.

Course Content

Throughout this 2-day Foundation Course, you will be able to learn: 

  • Essential EU GDPR background and terminology.
  • Key differences between the Data Protection Act and the EU GDPR.
  • Data Subjects and their rights.
  • Dealing with subject access requests.
  • Marketing requirements.
  • The implementation path to EU GDPR compliance.
  • Privacy by design.
  • Data privacy impact assessments (DPIA).
  • Data audits.
  • Training and competence requirements.
  • Incident response and breach reporting.
  • Updating policies and procedures.
  • International data transfers.
  • Replacing Safe Harbour - the new requirements.

GDPR Foundation Exam

Foundation Exam -

  • 1 hour
  • 45 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 65% pass rate

Delivery Methods


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Course Schedule

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Northampton from £2744
Leeds from £5494
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Sheffield from £5494
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Crewe from £4394
Liverpool from £5494
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Newcastle from £5494
London from £3294


What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my training course?

All of our training instructors at Datrix are accredited and have over ten years of experience worldwide.

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.

How can I find more information?

If you would like to know any more information about our training courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on