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Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course

SKU: 5816
  • Train with the experts and gain the knowledge to implement and maintain compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
  • Industry-leading course designed to help you deliver GDPR compliance and enhance your career as a GDPR professional.
  • Learn from anywhere with our Live Online and Self-Paced options that allow you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification and 28 CPD/CPE points.
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The GDPR Practitioner training course outline

Understand how to implement an effective privacy and information security compliance programme in line with the GDPR with this Practitioner training course. It is essential for anyone involved in implementing and maintaining GDPR compliance in their organisation.

The course focuses on:

  • The application of the GDPR.
  • The policies and procedures necessary.
  • The six data protection principles – how they work in practice, and how to implement them and demonstrate compliance.
  • Handling DSARs (data subject access requests).
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
  • The legal requirements for a DPIA (data protection impact assessment) and how to conduct one.

GDPR Practitioner training course benefits

 Designed by experts

Delves into the detail of the GDPR, covering how each aspect of the Regulation can be translated into implementation actions in your organisation.

 Sound GDPR advice

The course is delivered by an experienced privacy consultant with practical experience. You can ask questions specific to your organisation.

 Gain practical experience

Use tools and real-life examples to understand how the Regulation applies in a real-world context.

 Free tools

Receive a free DPIA tool and a free GDPR gap assessment tool to help your organisation’s GDPR compliance programme.

 Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues. 

Who should attend this course?

Managers with responsibility for or involved in making sure their organisation becomes GDPR compliant, such as:

  • Privacy managers;
  • Data protection managers;
  • Information security managers;
  • IT managers;
  • Project managers;
  • Corporate governance managers;
  • Risk and compliance managers;
  • General or privacy counsels; and
  • Individuals with little experience but who wish to enter the field of data protection with a professional qualification.

Your learning path

Find out how the Certified GDPR Practitioner Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

This course is an essential component of the following learning paths:

Image containing the GDPR / Data Privacy Learning Path

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • Experienced, knowledgeable trainers with in-house experience will be able to answer questions with real life examples.
  • IT Governance introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024- certificated.
  • We are Europe’s premier GDPR training provider.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations that anyone else.
  • We have trained more than 7,900 professionals on the GDPR.

“Really great. Great knowledge and interpersonal skills. It will be a shame not to be working with her every day.”

- Barry, GDPR Manager


“Alice was amazing and gave all relevant information and helped all delegates individually.”

- Anya, Account Manager

Course details

What does this training course cover?

  • The role of the DPO (data protection officer).
  • What constitutes personal data.
  • Accountability, the privacy compliance framework and a PIMS (personal information management system).
  • Lessons to be learned from common data security failures.
  • The six data protection principles – how to apply them and demonstrate compliance.
  • The security of personal data.
  • An organisational risk management framework.
  • Legal requirements for a DPIA.
  • How to conduct a DPIA with a DPIA tool.
  • Why and how to conduct a data mapping exercise.
  • The rights of data subjects.
  • Giving and withdrawing consent.
  • Handling DSARs.
  • The roles of controllers and processors, and the relationships between them.
  • Transferring personal data outside the EU and the mechanisms for compliance.
  • How to become GDPR compliant using a compliance gap assessment tool.

What’s included in this course?

What equipment should I bring?

You will be sent the course materials in advance of the course, so please bring them with you, as well as a pop-up enabled laptop or tablet on which to sit the exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 09.30 – 17.00
Day 2: 09.15 – 17.00
Day 3: 09.15 – 17.00
Day 4: 09.15 – 17.00

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 28 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

GDPR Practitioner exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR P exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications). There is no extra charge for this exam.

  • Delivery method: Online
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple choice
  • Pass mark: 65%

What qualifications will I receive?

IBITGQ awards candidates who pass the included exam the ISO 17024-certificated EU GDPR Practitioner (EU GDPR P) qualification.


This course is accredited by IBITGQ.

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

Provisional exam results will be given immediately after completing the exam, confirmed results will be issued within 10 working days with your certificate to your email address.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Before joining this course, you must have knowledge of the EU GDPR and have passed the Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation examination.

Is there any recommended reading?

We would recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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