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Data Protection and GDPR
The essentials of GDPR
Data Protection at Work
The essentials of GDPR

It is crucial that employees understand how data protection matters are enforced and what is done when data breaches occur to be able to identify issues and foresee potential problems effectively in their own workplaces.

The Essentials of GDPR and the Data protection at work bundle offers two courses which will give learners the skills and knowledge surrounding the current legislation on the handling of data at work and how the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will affect them surrounding storing and handling data.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Two courses
  • Interactive course with colourful animations
  • 24 hour learner support
  • Complete in two to four hours
  • CPD certified training
  • Instant digital certificates on completion

Why take this Essentials of GDPR and Data Protection at Work bundle?

Data Protection and GDPR have become very important topics for businesses, upon completion of this training learners will have a good knowledge of how to handle and store personal data and how to prevent data breaches and what they need to do if there is a data breach.

The GDPR compliance training course was designed for data processors and compliance officers, or those who handle or are responsible for personal data. Upon completion of this course, learners will fully understand the key changes from the Data Protection Act 1998 to the EU GDPR, will be able to understand what is meant by the term “data”, as well as the different types of data they might come across in the role. Learners will be able to recognise the six principles of the GDPR and what they each mean, will know the rights of data subjects and the control they have over their information, and how to safely handle sensitive data.

The Data Protection course teaches learners to recognise whether their workplace practises comply with The Data Protection Act 1998 and how to implement guidelines and recommendations. Learners who have access to sensitive data and personal information at work will become aware of the importance of data protection and the impact of data handling in their line of work. Upon completion of this training course, learners will be able to understand how data protection matters are enforced and what is done when data breaches occur. They will be able to identify issues and foresee potential problems effectively in their own workplaces.

E-learning content

The Essentials of GDPR

  • What is a data controller?
  • Data processing
  • Data subject
  • Data protection principles
  • Good practice
  • Data security
  • The data breach
  • Systems
  • Subject access request
  • Data subject rights
  • Accountability and governance
  • Investigating breaches

Data Protection at Work

  • An Introduction and overview of data protection
  • The eight principles of the Data Protection Act and how to implement these effectively
  • Exemptions and special circumstances
  • How data protection applies to selected business areas and different industries
  • Enforcement of the Data Protection Act


The Content this bundle have been certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Target Audience

This bundle is aimed at those involved in the handling of people’s information as part of their day to day role. It aims to provide an introduction to the GDPR, its principles and process and roles and responsibilities under the Regulation. It introduces GDPR and the key compliance obligations of organisations, whilst demonstrating best practice in an engaging and informative way. This bundle will also help bridge the information gap on information security issues for employees.


This bundle will take approximately two to four hours to complete, depending on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout.

Test and Certificate

For the Essentials of GDPR the end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark. If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team. The Data Protection at work end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve an 85% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.

You can download and print your digital certificates immediately upon completion.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.


Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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