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Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Live Online Training Course  | IT Governance EU

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) Live Online Training Course

SKU: 5467
  • Gain the knowledge and skills to fulfil the DPO (data protection officer) role under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
  • You must have passed the Certified GDPR Foundation exam before taking this course.
  • Four-day, instructor-led live online certificated training course
  • Passing the included exam leads to the ISO 17024-Certificated C-DPO Provisional Level qualifications.
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The Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) live online training course outline

Under the GDPR, many organisations are obliged to appoint a DPO to monitor data protection. This four-day certified DPO training course equips participants with the knowledge and operational skills to act as a DPO in the EU and ensure that GDPR compliance is effectively designed, implemented and maintained.

Unique Live Online training

  • All the interactive benefits of classroom training from the convenience of your desk.
  • Fits into your normal schedule, with courses taking place between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
  • Available from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
  • Save the time of unnecessary travel or periods away from work.
  • Reduced cost with no travel or accommodation required.
  • Interactive instruction delivered by an expert trainer.
  • Immediate access to online exams.

The benefits of the Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) live online training course

Delivered by an experienced privacy consultant, the training covers the DPO role and how it fits in with other departments of the organisation.

The course uses practical examples and exercises to teach participants how to fulfil the DPO role during DPIAs (data protection impact assessments), DSARs (data subject access requests) and other obligations. 

Who should attend this course?

Staff who have been appointed as a DPO who require training to perform the role, or individuals who would like to become a DPO.

Job titles:

  • Data protection officer
  • Head of Compliance
  • GDPR Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Privacy Manager

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on GDPR – our team introduced the world’s first certified GDPR Foundation and Practitioner training course and the only one that’s ISO 17024- certificated and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on the GDPR.
  • We offer more GDPR training dates and locations that anyone else.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, Live Online, distance learning, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does the Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) live online training course cover?

The course will cover:

  • The requirements in respect to the appointment of a DPO, and the requirements placed on both the DPO and the controller or processor.
  • The legal background of the GDPR, intersection with the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations), with freedom of information legislation and with the Law Enforcement Directive, and member state implementation approaches.
  • How to monitor compliance with the GDPR.
  • The DPO role in relation to liaison with data subjects and with supervisory authorities.
  • The responsibility to inform and advise controllers or processors of their GDPR obligations.
  • The key training skills, in order to better ‘inform and advise’.
  • The DPO’s role in awareness-raising and staff training.
  • All aspects of the processing of personal data.
  • The purpose of data inventories, data flow mapping, and the records of processing required by Article 30.
  • The requirements around DSARs and the DPO’s role in facilitating them.
  • The DPO’s role in incident management and response and in data breach reporting.
  • When and how to carry out a DPIA.
  • The cross-border data processing requirements, particularly in relation to Cloud service providers.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a WebEx Live Online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. You will need to take the exam on a PC, Mac or laptop. Docked devices cannot be used when sitting the exam.

To ensure that the WebEx client works properly on your computer, we recommend using the test session functionality offered by WebEx.

To sit the online exam you will need:

  • Internet Explorer 9 (or later) or Mozilla Firefox version 16 (or later);
  • Internet access for the full time of the exam;
  • To deactivate the pop-up blocker; and
  • A working webcam on the machine you are using to sit the exam.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
Day 3: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
Day 4: 9:15 am – 5:00 pm

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent of 28 CPD/CPE points.

Exams and qualifications

Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO) live online exam

Participants take the Certified Data Protection Officer (C-DPO), ISO 17024-certificated exam set by IBITGQ at the end of the course. This is a four-hour multiple-choice online exam, consisting of 150 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65% to pass. There is no extra charge for taking the exam.

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and participants who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated C-DPO Provisional qualification by IBITGQ.

In order to get the C-DPO Professional level qualification by IBITGQ, you must have 24 months’ proven DPO work experience and 100 CPD learning hours.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

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 GDPR and have passed the Certified EU GDPR Foundation examination.

Please make sure you revise the topics covered in the GDPR Foundation course before attending the C-DPO course, as topics will not be revisited but may be included in the exam. 

Is there any recommended-reading?

We would recommend purchasing one or more of the following:

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