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Privacy by Design Practitioner Training Course

Privacy by Design Practitioner Training Course

SKU: 5585
Authors: IT Governance
Format: Live Online
  • Learn how to incorporate privacy into projects by design and by default.
  • Understand the practical steps involved in achieving privacy by design.
  • Participate in activities and group discussions that will help you adopt a privacy-by-design mindset.
  • Comply with key privacy laws like the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPA (Data Protection Act) 2018 and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act).
  • Live Online – our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted by one of our expert trainers.
  • IBITGQ accredited, three-day training course.
  • Successful completion of the course and included exam leads to the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Practitioner (PD P) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.

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Training course outline

It can be challenging to accurately identify and assess the broad range of privacy risks and requirements involved in developing a product, programme or service with privacy in mind.

This practical course will help you understand how to implement privacy by design in line with the requirements of the GDPR, the DPA 2018 and other key privacy laws. The course is essential for technical managers or engineers involved in developing products and services, or managers responsible for ensuring that projects meet the latest privacy compliance requirements.

Privacy by Design Foundation training course benefits

 Sound advice

The course is delivered by an experienced privacy consultant who can answer questions specific to your organisation.

 Learn from anywhere

Learn Live Online from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

 Gain practical experience

Centred around active participation and discussions, experiential learning techniques make the course fun and engaging, ensuring that participants know how to embed privacy by design.

 Designed by experts

Delves into the detail of key privacy laws, covering how key aspects of data privacy must be incorporated into the project process.

Who should attend this course?

This course has been designed for:

  • Product developers;
  • Engineers;
  • Programme, software or website designers; or
  • Other managers responsible the development of products and services where data privacy is essential.

Your learning path

Find out how the Privacy by Design Practitioner Training Course will help you start or enhance your knowledge and career.

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

Image containing the GDPR / Data Privacy Learning Path

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • Europe’s premier GDPR training provider.
  • More than 8,000 professionals trained in the GDPR alone.
  • Highly qualified and accredited trainers.
  • Dates and locations available across Europe and online.
  • More than 85% of learners pass first time.
Course details

What does this training course cover?

Information governance

  • Legal and regulatory requirements:
    • GDPR
    • HIPAA
    • CCPA
    • COPPA
  • Information security principles:
    • Security and cryptography concepts
  • Data protection principles:
    • Information privacy concepts
    • Privacy requirements, guidelines, threats and vulnerabilities
  • Records management principles
  • Data transfer principles

Information architecture

  • Interpreting privacy risk assessments and designing controls
  • Information classification
  • Information labelling
  • Information mastery
  • Privacy-enhancing technologies
  • Malware and intrusion prevention
  • Online privacy threats and vulnerabilities
  • System design and architecture:
    • Information access
    • Process limitation
    • Right to restriction
    • Data loss prevention
    • Breach alerts
  • IoT (Internet of Things) privacy
  • Cloud privacy

Information processing

  • Data mapping
  • Data collection
  • Data processing:
    • Organisation, adaptation and alteration
    • Retrieval, consultation and use
    • Disclosure
    • Alignment, combination, blocking, erasure and destruction
    • Data storage
  • Anonymisation and archiving
  • Event monitoring, auditing and incident response

Data subject rights in production

  • Access
  • Rectification
  • Restriction
  • Erasure
  • Informed
  • Object
  • Automated decision-making and processing

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file).
  • The Privacy by Design Practitioner (PD P) exam.
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.

Course duration and times

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

Exams and qualifications

Privacy by Design Foundation exam

Attendees take the ISO 17024-certificated PD 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%

CPD points

This course is equivalent to 21 CPD points

What qualifications will I receive?

The course supports professional development, and delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO 17024-certificated Privacy by Design Practitioner (PD P) qualification by IBITGQ.


This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

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

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately after completing 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 emailed directly to candidates by the relevant exam board; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

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

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.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for sitting this course. It is open to all individuals looking to gain more knowledge about the GDPR.

Is there any recommended-reading?

There is no recommended reading for this courses.

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