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BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection

BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection Certification

BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection Training Course

The Foundation Certificate in Data Protection is a practical, instructor-led certification course. It provides candidates with an in-depth understanding of data protection principles, privacy regulations, and compliance obligations in Australia.

This certification equips candidates with the skills needed to advance their careers, manage data privacy effectively, and promote a privacy-focused culture in their organizations. Additionally, the course prepares candidates to adeptly handle the evolving data protection environment in Australia, maintaining compliance while building customer trust and loyalty.

Basic working knowledge of IT and GDPR

Candidates can achieve this certification by passing the following exam(s).

Foundation Certificate in Data Protection

The certification exam can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training center on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)

Foundation Certificate in Data Protection course material

  • Comprehensive Understanding of Australian Privacy Laws
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) to ensure compliance with data protection regulations in Australia
  • Hold a recognized qualification in data protection.
  • Gain an understanding of the key changes that the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018) bring to data protection.
  • Gain an understanding of the new rights available to data subjects and the implications of those rights with the GDPR and Data Protection Act (2018).
  • Gain an understanding of individual and organizational responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018), particularly the need for effective record-keeping.
  • Gain an understanding of the increased obligations faced by data controllers and data processors as a result of the GDPR coming into force and the Data Protection Act (2018) being enacted.
  • Be better placed to support their organization in processing customer data in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018)

Anyone who needs to understand data protection and in particular the GDPR

  • Explain the lawful basis to process Personal Data listed under (Article 6) of the UK GDPR
  • Describe the conditions permitted for processing special category data listed under Article 9 of UK GDPR/ Schedule 1 of the DPA
  • Identify the accountability obligations (Article 5 (2) and Article 24) of UK GDPR.
  • Describe the purpose of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) UK GDPR
  • Explain the process of conducting a DPIA (Article 35) UK GDPR and identify when risks arising from a DPIA may need prior consultation with the ICO (Article 36) UK GDPR
  • Identify the importance of keeping a record of processing activity (RoPA) (Article 30) UK DDPR
  • Outline the interplay with privacy notices (Article 13 & 14) UK GDPR
  • Demonstrate how to adopt a ‘data protection by design and by default’ approach (Article
  • 25) UK GDPR.
  • Identify suitable information security measures (Article 32) UK GDPR
  • Explain the designation, position, and tasks of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) (Article
  • 37 to 39) UK GDPR.
  • Explain the role of the DPO and compliance monitoring.
  • Identify the controller and processor obligations.
  • Explain the principles of data transfers under UK GDPR and the impact of data transfers to and from the European Union (EU)
  • Explain the key rights granted to individuals (Articles 12 to 17 and 21 to 22) UK GDPR. 
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