Essentials of Data Protection


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added.

This course should be completed by all employees who deal with data in some form such as accessing and amending client or supplier accounts or work with personal and financial data and therefore need to be aware of the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Who should complete this course?

  • Managers responsible for team members who handle sensitive commercial or personnel data.
  • Policy developers.
  • All employees who handle sensitive commercial or personal data.

See below for further information.

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Course Overview

In 2012 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) levied fines of more than £2m.   A study also revealed that 54% of respondents experienced at least one data breach this past year and 48% of those stated that it damaged their reputation.  This training is for anyone handling commercial and personnel data is critical to the protection both the information, and the organisation to avoiding prosecution.  This course examines best practice around six key principles of Data Protection Act 1998 and Information Security at work.

This course is certified by TQA Ltd.  TQA is an independent training quality assurance company that assesses the quality of content and its compliance to the standard that governs the topic.  TQA requires that ever learner completes an assessment to confirm that the learner’s knowledge of the subject meets the criteria for competence.

Key topics:

  • Definition of information, data and data security.
  • Explanation of the international standards that apply.
  • Data protection law.
  • The eight enforceable principles of the Data Protection Act.
  • Marketing.
  • Marketing to Children.
  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Consequences of non-compliance.
  • Other laws associated with the use and storage of data.

There is an online assessment for this course which requires an 90% pass rate to obtain a certificate of achievement, which can be downloaded.


10% discount for between 10 and 24 users purchased, 20% for between 25 and 49 users. For discounts on purchases of larger numbers please phone 0844 854 9218.

Discounts are calculated during the checkout process

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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