Certified Data Protection Officer - GDPR Training Course

Certified Data Protection Officer : CDPO (includes GDPR) Certification Training Course Overview

The Certified Data Protection Officer training course enables you to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to effectively implement and manage a compliance framework with regard to the protection of personal data. After mastering all the necessary concepts of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” credential. By holding a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Certificate, you will demonstrate that you thoroughly understand the gap between the General Data Protection Regulation and the current organizational processes including: privacy policies, procedures, working instructions, consent forms, data protection impact assessments, in order to associate organizations in the adoption process to the new regulation.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the history of personal data protection in Europe.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and approaches required for the effective alignment with the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Understand the new requirements that the General Data Protection Regulation brings for EU organizations and non-EU organizations and when it is necessary to implement them.
  • Acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in assessing the implementation of these new requirements.
  • Learn how to manage a team implementing the GDPR.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations how to manage personal data.
  • Acquire the expertise for analysis and decision making in the context of personal data protection.

Why should you attend Certified Data Protection Officer Training?

This training will enable you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills required to develop, implement and manage a compliance framework necessary for the protection of personal data. Upon mastering the concepts of GDPR, one can attend the exam and apply for a 'PECB Certified Data Protection Officer' credential. This certificate enables you to understand the gap between the General Data Protection Regulation and current organisational processes, so as to implement the adoption process of the new regulation.

Who should do GDPR Certification Courses?

GDPR training and certification courses are suitable for:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
  • Senior marketing managers
  • Professionals or individuals involved in Personal Data Protection
  • Compliance officers
  • Risk Managers
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Certified Data Protection Officer - GDPR Training Course Course schedule & Prices

Course Details Schedule
Live Virtual Classroom (Instructor-Led)
Duration : 5 Days (10 Days for 4 Hours/Day)
Fee : 2,100 (Includes Taxes) Includes Exam 
9 AM - 5 PM (Flexible Time Slots for 4 hours option)

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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic Computer Knowledge.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Protect an organization’s reputation
  • Minimize security incidents
  • Build customer trust
  • Retain existing customers and attract new customers
  • Facilitate data access
  • Ensure a stronger enforcement of rules
  • Enable accurate storage of customer data
  • Enable adequate access control

Certified Data Protection Officer Examination

The CDPO examination makes you acquainted with the requirements of a CDPO examination and certification programme. The exam aims at covering the following domains:

  • Data Protection Concepts and Rights of the Data Subject
  • Data controllers, processors and the DPO
  • Planning the GDPR compliance project
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment and Privacy Impact Assessment
  • Data Protection Measures and Approaches
  • Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of the GDPR compliance project

Certified Data Protection Officer Certification

Upon successful completion of the exam, the candidates will become eligible to apply for the following credentials.

Credential Exam Professional Experience DPMS Project Experience Other Requirements
PECB Certified Provisional Data Protection Officer PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Exam None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
PECB Certified Data Protection Officer PECB Certified Data Protection Officer Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in Data Protection Data Protection activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics


Upon complying with the requirements of the selected credential, the candidates receive a certification. To make the certification valid, it is important to follow best implementation practices which must include the following activities:

  • Drafting a Data Protection plan
  • Initiating a Data Protection implementation
  • Implementing a Data Protection Policy
  • Monitoring and managing a Data Protection implementation
  • Performing continual improvement measures

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GDPR is a regulation provided by European Union on data protection and privacy for people within the European Union and the European Economic Area. It also keeps a track of data exported outside the EU and EEA. It aims to keep an individual’s personal information safe and secure by implementing strict rules for companies.

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable living individual. It comprises of different pieces of information and these when collected together, leads to the identification of an individual.

Personal data must be stored for the shortest time possible. The period for which it should be retained must be determined by considering the reasons for retaining the data. A company must fix time limits to review or erase the data stored.

To become a CDPO, it is advisable to have: 1. Basic understanding of GDPR 2. Basic knowledge of data privacy concepts 2. Fundamental knowledge of present data protection legal requirements

A minimum of 70% of the total marks must be achieved in order to clear this examination.

None as such, though basic technical knowledge is always expected for better results.

A candidate can attempt the exam as many times as required. However, there are certain limitations which are listed below: 1. A retake can happen only after 15 days of the prior attempt. 2. If a candidate fails to clear the exam in the second attempt, he/she will have to wait for 3 months for the next attempt. 3. If the exam is not passed even after the third attempt, the candidate will have to wait for 6 months for the next attempt. 4. A waiting period of 12 months applies to a candidate after fourth attempt. Also, he/she will have to pay the regular fees for this course.