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Certified Data Protection Officer Training

PECB's Official Certified Data Protection Officer Training, attracting 31 CPD hours



This Certified Data Protection Officer training course enables you to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to effectively implement and manage a compliance framework with regard to the protection of personal data.

About This Course


After mastering all the necessary concepts of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can sit for the exam and apply for “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” Certification. By holding a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Certificate, you will be able to demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to assist organizations in applying data protection laws and regulations. 


Learning principles;

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and components of applicable Data Protection Regulation
  • Understand the goal, content of and the correlation between the General Data Protection Regulation and other regulatory frameworks
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques for the effective protection of data
  • Interpret the data protection requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization to plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain ongoing compliance to the GDPR


Educational approach 

This training is based on both the Regulation and best practices

Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples

Practical exercises include examples and real case discussions

Practice exercises are similar to the Certification Exam 


Course agenda  

Day 1: Introduction to the GDPR and initiation of the GDPR Compliance Programme

Day 2: Plan the implementation of the GDPR Programme 

Day 3: Deploying the GDPR Programme 

Day 4: Monitoring and continuous improvement of GDPR compliance 

Day 5: Certification Exam (classroom courses only)



A fundamental understanding of the GDPR and primary knowledge of present day data protection legal requirements. Candidates would benefit from having completed the associated Foundation Course.

What's Included?


Refreshments & Lunch (Classroom only)          

Course Slide Deck      

Official Study Materials

CPD Certificate                                                                   

The Exam

Who Should Attend?


  • Project managers or consultants seeking to prepare and support an organization in planning, implementing, and maintaining a compliance program based on the GDPR
  • DPO and Senior Managers responsible for the personal data protection of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of an information security, incident management and business continuity team
  • Expert advisors involved in security of personal data
  • Technical experts and compliance experts seeking to prepare for a Data Protection Officer role

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Our Guarantee


  • We are an approved PECB Training Partner.
  • You can learn wherever and whenever you want with our robust classroom and interactive online training courses.
  • Our courses are taught by qualified practitioners with commercial experience.
  • We strive to give our delegates the hands-on experience.
  • Our courses are all-inclusive with no hidden extras.  The one-off cost covers the training, all course materials, and exam voucher.
  • Our aim: To achieve a 100% first time pass rate on all our instructor-led courses.
  • Our Promise: Pass first time or ‘train’ again for FREE.
    *FREE training offered for retakes – come back within a year and train for free, with the exam retake included too.

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