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Data Protection Act

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Overview

Course Overview

What are your rights and responsibilities with regard to the Data Protection Act? Find out how to process personal and sensitive data without breaching the Act and raise your awareness of the consequences of non-compliance.

See below for key learning points and course outcomes.

Key Learning Points:

  • Meaning of Data Protection
  • Rights under the Act
  • Facts about the Act
  • How to process sensitive and personal data
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Course Outcomes:

  • Be able to describe the purpose of the Data Protection Act
  • Understand the meanings of “personal data” and “data processing
  • Understand the individual’s rights with respect to personal data and its processing
  • Know how an individual can make a “subject access” request
  • Accept the Act Regulations when dealing with data and the consequences of breaching them
  • Accept the DPA’s 8 guiding principles

Target Audience

Employees working with personal data

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Data Protection Act.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

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Course Overview

What are your rights and responsibilities with regard to the Data Protection Act? Find out how to process personal and sensitive data without breaching the Act and raise your awareness of the consequences of non-compliance.

See below for key learning points and course outcomes.

Key Learning Points:

  • Meaning of Data Protection
  • Rights under the Act
  • Facts about the Act
  • How to process sensitive and personal data
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Course Outcomes:

  • Be able to describe the purpose of the Data Protection Act
  • Understand the meanings of “personal data” and “data processing
  • Understand the individual’s rights with respect to personal data and its processing
  • Know how an individual can make a “subject access” request
  • Accept the Act Regulations when dealing with data and the consequences of breaching them
  • Accept the DPA’s 8 guiding principles

Target Audience

Employees working with personal data

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Data Protection Act.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Hear from our past Students

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