Data Protection

Data Protection is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of the Data Protection Act 1998, including its overarching principles and what organisations must do to comply with them.

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Course description

This course can help introduce new recruits to the subject or act as a refresher for current employees.

This two module course delivers two CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • an introduction to the Data Protection Act 1998
  • who the Act applies to and its overarching principles
  • what organisations must do to comply with it
  • the Freedom of Information Act, its principles and how it affects data protection
  • Caldicott Guardians and the role they play.

Data Protection, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £17.50 and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Education®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £17.50

Duration 2 hours

Target Audience All

  • Multi-User Discounts are available. If you need to buy for 10+ learners, please contact our team for a tailored pricing package.
  • Covers the importance of data protection in business and explains the basics of the Data Protection Act 1998
  • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Available online only
  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 2 CPD hours
  • 70% pass mark
  • This course is part of the EduCare Business Skills Online range: short, jargon-free sessions on essential business topics
  • Certificate upon completion provides evidence of learning
  • The product is accredited by Secured by Design and meets Police approved standards

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