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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 business and organisation which must be able to demonstrate measures have been taken to ensure confidentiality and the safe handling of information. This is a legal duty on all sectors who collect and store information about people.

This training course considers the broad issues of data protection and discusses the meaning and purpose of the Data Protection Act (1998) and how this relates to individual roles including the paid and volunteer sector and the legal requirements which must be put into practice to ensure legal compliance.

This training course also discusses the type of data being collected, the allowed use of this data and the requirements for ensuring data is stored safely and confidentially. This is a Level 3 accredited course.

This training course has been refreshed and updated to incorporate the principles of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into effect from May 2018 and will provide knowledge of how the new regulations relate to organisations.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

1Understand what ‘Data Protection’ is.
  • 1.1Describe the meaning of Data Protection
2Understand what ‘Handling Information’ and ‘Confidentiality’ means.
  • 2.1Describe the meaning of Handling Information and Confidentiality
3Understand your role and responsibility in data protection.
  • 3.1Explain and evaluate the implications employers and employees of not adhering to legislation
4Understand requirements of the Data Protection Act (1998) and the 2018 General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
  • 4.1Identify the key principles of the Data Protection Act (1998)
  • 4.2Explain and evaluate the role and purpose of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
  • 4.3Define the eight core principles of data protection
  • 4.4Define the principles of the new 2018 General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
5Understand how to meet legal requirements in the collection, use and storage of information.
  • 5.1Describe data protection requirements relating to marketing, postage, email and social media
  • 5.2Describe the legal rights which people have in accessing data held about them
6Understand limitations in the use of personal data.
  • 6.1Describe methods of ensuring safe holding, confidential storing, processing and suitable use of data
  • 6.2Explain ways of ensuring that employers and employees meet legal requirement

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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