Data Protection Awareness Training

Designed to be an accessible and practical introduction to data protection law, Phoenix’s Data Protection Awareness course provides employees with an understanding of their responsibilities when handling personal data.

What is Phoenix’s Data Protection Awareness Training?

Many businesses and their employees have to handle personal data on a daily basis, whether it be in the form of names, emails, or phone numbers. Under the General Data Protection Regulations and Data Protection Act 2018, these organisations have a responsibility to safeguard this data, store it securely and use it only for their intended purposes.

Phoenix’s Data Protection Awareness Training is designed to be accessible for all members of an organisation, providing a practical introduction to data protection law with examples and guidance. By providing employees with this training, employers can avoid major financial penalties that can come as a result of failing to comply with data protection law.

Employers who book groups of employees for Phoenix health and safety e-learning short courses can make significant savings:

  • Buy 25+ for £19.95 per candidate  

  • Buy 50+ for £17.95 per candidate 

  • Buy 100+ for £15.95 per candidate 

Please contact our sales team on 0345 500 8811 to claim your discount when you book 25 or more places.

Learning options

1 learning type available

Benefits for Employers:

  • Protect your business from fines caused by data misuse and the threat of data breaches

  • Demonstrate your commitment to data privacy and best practice to customers

  • Raise employee awareness of GDPR, Data Protection Act and data accountability

Benefits for Learners:

  • Develop knowledge of data protection applicable to a wide variety of roles and industries

  • Learn to properly handle customer and client data with a compact and interactive course

  • Gain an awareness of your responsibilities and accountability when handling data

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With pass rates above industry average for our short courses, studying with Phoenix provides you with all the tools you need to succeed and is one of the many reasons we’re rated 4.9/5 on Trustpilot. 

Designed by the Experts  

Each of our short online courses are designed by our experts according to leading legislation, providing candidates with the information they need in compact and interactive courses.  

Student Approved  

Phoenix provides health and safety courses to thousands each year, allowing employers to upskill their teams with affordable courses designed by the experts.

The Data Protection Awareness training course is intended for anyone who collects or works with personal data. It can serve as an introduction to the topic or as refresher training.

Phoenix’s Data Protection Awareness Training course can be completed online in approximately 40 minutes. 

The Data Protection Awareness Training course covers the following topics:

  • What is data protection?

  • Principles of data protection

  • Individual rights

  • Understanding data protection law

  • Data security

  • Data breaches

  • The responsibilities of a data protection officer

  • Handling personal data

  • Best practices

  • The consequences of non-compliance

The learning outcomes of the Data Protection Awareness Training course are:

  • Be aware of the key terms used in data protection law.

  • Be aware of an organisation's responsibilities under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act.

  • Be aware of the principles of data protection that all organisations must adhere to.

  • Be aware of the lawful grounds for processing personal information.

  • Be aware of data subject rights, including access rights and the right to be forgotten.

  • Recognise the responsibilities of data controllers, data processors and data protection officers.

  • Recognise how to ensure data security and report personal data breaches.

  • Be familiar with the consequences of non-compliance.

The course is assessed via a scenario-based test.

Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Should a candidate fail the test, it can be retaken at no extra cost.

Please note: You have 12 months to complete the course from day of purchase.

Upon completing the Phoenix Data Protection Awareness training course, many successful candidates study additional short courses with Phoenix in order to further their knowledge of health and safety. Suitable courses include:

  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

You can retake the assessment at no additional cost.

  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

  • How long do I have to complete the e-Learning course?

You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete the course

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