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Certified Data Protection Officer Training (CDPO)

Certified Data Protection Officer Training, attracting 31 CPD hours



The Certified Data Protection Officer training course will help you acquire the knowledge and skills to serve as a Data Protection Officer (DPO), allowing you to help organizations understand and implement solutions that meet the compliance requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as a number of other regulatory requirements.

The course takes a practical look at the GDPR requirements and advises on the mapping of solutions. In this way, delegates can master the role of the DPO and become competent to inform, advise, and monitor compliance with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authority.

About This Course


After attending the training course, you can sit for the exam, and gain the “Certified Data Protection Officer” credential, which validates that you have the Legal and regulatory knowledge required of a key adviser and practical knowledge to advise organisations how to meet their obligations regarding the GDPR compliance


Learning Outcomes;

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and components of global Data Protection Regulation(s)
  • Understand the correlation between the General Data Protection Regulation and best practice standards such as ISO 27701
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the data protection by design requirements, particularly in relation to the protection of data
  • Interpret the data protection requirements within the context of an organization
  • Understand how to support an organization to plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain ongoing compliance to the GDPR


Our approach 

  • This training course is based on the practical application of best practices used in exercising the role of the DPO.
  • Course modules include practical examples of the role of DPO.
  • Delegates are encouraged to engage in discussions and exercises.
  • A Case Study which brings the materials to life.


Course agenda  

  • Day 1: Introduction to the GDPR Principles 
  • Day 2: The role of the DPO in the determination of a GDPR compliance program 
  • Day 3: The role of the DPO in business operations 
  • Day 4: Monitoring and maintenance of the GDPR compliance programme, as well as the examination




A basic understanding of the GDPR will benefit course delegates. 

What's Included?


  • Refreshments & Lunch (Classroom only)          
  • Course Slide Deck      
  • Official Study Materials
  • CPD Certificate                                                                   
  • The Exam fees

Who Should Attend?


  • Individuals seeking to move into the role of DPO
  • Team members who define, implement, and maintain a GDPR compliance programme
  • Information Security Managers responsible for the personal data protection of an enterprise and the management of its risks
  • Members of an information security, risk management, or Data Governance team

Our Guarantee


  • 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 a minimum of 25 years 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 only pay for the exam.



  • All candidates at official training courses will be offered the opportunity to sit the associated exam. For CDPO, this constitutes a 12 question essay type exam which should be completed within 240 minutes. A passing score is achieved at 70%.  


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This course is Accredited by NACS and administered by the IECB

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