Welcomes QQI Data Protection Skills

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Get Daily news and updates directly to your Email is delighted to welcome this QQI Data Protection Skills course to our comprehensive listings of training programmes that take place across Ireland.

Why study Data Protection Skills?

This field are now a part of modern business.  In an environment where there is processing of personal data it is vital to have a good understanding of the regulations and what the regulations mean in the work place.  The Certificate in Data Protection Skills 6N20750 is Ireland’s only QQI Certificate in this field that is designed specifically for data protection officers.

 National Framework of Qualifications

During the period of  June 2019 to July 2020 The Certificate in Data Protection Skills was developed during lengthy consultations with three leading data protection experts in Ireland, consultation with the Data Protection Commission and with significant input from subject and learning  expert representatives from QQI.  (Quality and Qualifications Ireland)

 Certificate Structure

The programme is split into the following five sections

  • Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Role of a Data Protection Officer
  • Processing of Personal Data
  • Rights of the Data Subject and Responding to Requests
  • Risk Assessment & Data Processing

Cyber security and transfers to third countries

The new certified standard in Data Protection learning covers many vital elements of data protection from the legislation, transfer to third countries, cybersecurity considerations, online and offline and even special categories such as children’s consent.

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