Certificate in GDPR: Level 1 – Essentials – Online Course

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Dates: 12th, 13th, 20th, and 21st of March 2024

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm

CPD: 11 CPD Hours

Accreditation: The Institute of Commercial Management

Method of Delivery: Online

Fee: €1,250

About the course

This course is intended to introduce the fundamentals of the GDPR. The comprehensive structured approach to training provides practical, in-depth understanding of the scope, core concepts, principles and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Learning Outcomes

Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of current Data Protection Legislation in Ireland, including evolution of EU Data Protection law
  • Introducing the GDPR –Concepts and Definitions
  • Core Data Protection Principles in GDPR and Lawful Processing Conditions
  • ePrivacy & Direct Marketing
  • Accountability in GDPR
  • The Role of the DPC
  • Offences and Penalties
  • Data Subject Rights
  • Cross Border Data Transfers
  • Article 30 Documentation Requirements
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments


This programme is accredited by the Institute of Commercial Management and certification is awarded upon successful completion of the programme and subsequent written assessment (approx 2000 words).

Who Should Attend

This programme is suitable for anyone who has little or no understanding of GDPR and wants to be aware of the fundamentals of the regulation.

It will be of particular benefit to anyone responsible for GDPR in an organisation, for example, Data Champions or Data Protection Officers.

Tailored Training 

All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.


Multiple Delegate Discount

3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 20% Discount

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