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.
A fundamental understanding of the GDPR and primary knowledge of the present data protection legal requirements.
Role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) is to ensure and maintain organizational compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The role is central to organizations ability to develop and implement necessary controls to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR and prevent hefty fines
PECB Certified Data Protection Officer training enables professionals develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to effectively implement and manage a compliance framework that ensures protection of personal data
Professionals taking this course will master all the necessary concepts of GDPR. Additionally, you can get recognition by taking an exam at the end of the course 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
The “PECB Certified Data Protection Officer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:
Domain 1: Data Protection Concepts and Rights of the Data Subject
Domain 2: Data controllers, processors and the DPO
Domain 3: Planning the GDPR compliance project
Domain 4: Data Protection Impact Assessment and Privacy Impact Assessment
Domain 5: Data Protection Measures and Approaches
Domain 6: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of the GDPR compliance project
For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.
The requirements for PECB Data Protection Certifications are:
|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|
To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and 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
On-site training will require you to travel to the city the training is held in and may require accommodations. It gives you the advantage to be in the class with other participants and ask questions as needed as well as seek the advice of the trainer when you require help in understanding the topic. You will also be able to take the exam after finishing the training classes which is included in the cost.
Self-Study is an excellent opportunity for those that don’t have the time to travel and can work on their own. Once we have received your request and payment, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your training material via PECB’s KATE application. If you prefer to get a printed book shipped to you, contact us and we can arrange that for an additional cost. When you are ready, you will receive a voucher for the exam and instructions on how to set-up the online exam. Contact us with any questions.
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