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Key Info

1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

Data Protection is a legal requirement for every organisation including services supporting vulnerable children and young people where there are specific requirements relating to the sector which need to be met. Services need to demonstrate that measures have been taken to ensure data is protected, collected, stored, used and shared in a safe and legal way.

This training course identifies the meaning of data protection and how this specifically relates to children and young people’s services and continues to confirm the meaning of sensitive data, personal sensitive data, data users and processors amongst other terms.

This training course confirms legislative updates which came into effect in 2018 through the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and states how GDPR specifically relates to support services. This course also confirms the eight principles of the Data Protection Act (2018).

This training course considers safeguards which can be made in reducing the risk of a data breach by considering safe ways of storing, using and sharing data.

This course also confirms the action which should be taken and processes which should be followed in the suspected or actual occurrence of a data breach.This is a Level 3 accredited course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand the meaning of data protection and sharing
  • 1.1Describe the meaning of Data Protection
  • 1.2Define the meaning of the terms; Data, Data Subjects, Personal Data, Data Controller, Data Users, Data Processors and Sensitive Personal Data
2Understand the role and responsibilities in relation to data protection, sharing and working with children and young people
  • 2.1Discuss the range of sensitive personal data which a service may collect, store, use and share (where appropriate) about vulnerable children and young people
  • 2.2Confirm key principles of data protection and sharing in relation to your role and working in children and young people’s services
3Understand requirements of the Data Protection Act (2018) and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and how these specifically relate to working in children and young people’s services
  • 3.1Identify the eight key best practice principles of the Data Protection Act (2018)
  • 3.2Describe the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) (2018)
  • 3.3Explain how GDPR (2018) regulations specifically relate to children and young people’s services
  • 3.4Define how Article 12 (Recital 58) of GDPR specifically relates to how data is accessible to vulnerable children and young people
4Understand how to meet legal requirements in the collection, use and safe storage of data
  • 4.1Explain and evaluate procedures which must be following in relation to the following; The collection of data; The use of data and; The storage of data
5Understand how and why data may need to be shared including in the instance of a safeguarding concern or allegation
  • 5.1Explain why the appropriate sharing of data can be equally as important as the need to protect confidentiality
  • 5.2Describe situations where data may need to be shared for the safeguarding of vulnerable young people and/or support staff
6Understand actions to take and procedures to follow in the event of an actual or suspected data breach
  • 6.1Explain legal requirements and actions to take in ensuring suspected or actual breaches are correctly reported
  • 6.2Define specific service procedures which are in place to ensure suspected or actual data breaches are reported quickly and professionally

Accreditation

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

Certification

Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Data Protection and Confidentiality training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience for this course

This Data Protection and Confidentiality training course is designed for professionals working with children and young people including support teams, education professionals and foster carers. This course is also suitable for professionals working with adults and any business or sector which has to comply with the Data Protection Act (1998).

QCF Units

This Data Protection training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. This course is also suitable for professionals working with adults and any business or sector which has to comply with the Data Protection Act (1998).

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