GDPR Data Protection Officer (DPO)


1 day including an in-house Examination


Exeter – Devon , Bristol,  Gloucester or onsite at your premise.

Course overview

This course will share knowledge and principles of Data Protection. We will explore the role of the Data Protection Officer and during this section, the duty of processing personal data will be covered, and the rights of data subjects will be investigated. The challenges DPOs may encounter will also be discussed.

The Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA) is a core element of demonstrating compliance for the DPO. This will be covered and you will leave the course with a plan of approach for your organisation.


Candidates should have a developed understanding of GDPR prior to attendance, such as attendance on the GDPR Practitioner course

What it covers?

An Introduction

  • Data Protection Regulations
  • Key Data Protection Approaches

The Role of a Data Protection Officer

  • Processing Personal Data
  • The Rights of the Subject
  • Encountering Challenges

The Security Context

  • Data Breaches
  • Incident Response Plans

Performing a Personal Data Audit

  • What is a Personal Data Audit?
  • The DPO’s Role
  • Securing Personal Data

Conducting a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

  • What is a DPIA?
  • When are DPIAs required?
  • DPIAs and the DPO
  • DPIAs through the Life Cycle

Who should attend?

This is designed for anyone involved in a role where the processing of personal information is performed, or anyone looking to understand the role of a Data Protection Officer.

What’s Included

  • Lunch and refreshments, Parking.

To book

For more information or to book onto our GDPR Data Protection Officer (DPO) training course please contact us on 01392 824 022 or email

If there is a GDPR course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

You can see a full list of our training courses here.

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