Course Introduction

This GDPR Practitioner Certification follows on from the GDPR Foundation course and provides you with what you need to know to apply the GDPR regulation to your organisation. This certification will also help you gain the skills needed to meet the criteria of being a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

As this Practitioner course continues on from the Foundation course, you must possess this certification in order to attend this course. The Practitioner training course is suitable for individuals who are interested in data protection and want to achieve a career in the field of data protection. This certification is also appropriate for professionals in the following roles:

  • 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

During the Practitioner 2-day certification, you will learn:

  • Setting up a privacy compliance framework.
  • The role of the DPO.
  • Common data security failures, consequences, and lessons to be learnt.
  • Privacy principles in the GDPR.
  • Privacy impact assessments of data.
  • Development of a risk management framework.
  • Data mapping.
  • Data subject rights.
  • Rules around consent.
  • Subject access requests.
  • The roles of the Controllers and Processors and the relationships between them.
  • Dealing with third parties.
  • Data in the Cloud.
  • How to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR.
  • Reporting requirements of a data breach.
  • Enforcement, regulation, and compensation aspects of the GDPR.

GDPR Practitioner Exam

  • 1 hour 3 minutes
  • 40 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 55% pass rate

Delivery Methods


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

All of our 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 courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on