Data Protection in the Workplace
If you or your organisation handles personal information about individuals you have legal obligations to protect that information.
The benefits of good data safety are numerous and include, good business practice, the protection of people’s rights and the protection of your organisations reputation.
In recent years some companies and individuals have experienced serious legal consequences for data protection breaches and this highlights why it is so important to get it right.
Training should be a vital part of any company’s data protection policy.
What you will Learn / Course Modules
- Benefits of Good Data Safety
- Rights and Conditions
- The Data Protection Act
- Data Sharing and Security
- Creating a Data Protection Policy
- Putting it into Practice
- Handling the Requests for Personal Data
Who can take the Data Protection in Workplace course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course. Anyone over the age of 16 can take the Data Protection in Workplace.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
What is the structure of the course?This course is video based. Each of the modules comprises a video with detailed instructions. At the end of each module is a test. You are free to spend as long as you like watching the video before you take the end of module test.
Is there a test at the end of the course?Yes, you must take an online test before you receive your certification.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get a second opportunity to take the test again after further study.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Data Protection in Workplace course?We estimate that the course will take about 2 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
Can I apply for an NUS card?Yes. All New Skills Academy students can apply for an NUS card. Details of how to do so will be available in your account once your order has been processed.