Data Protection Course - BCS Foundation

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Course overview

** Course recently refreshed to reflect recent changes in data protection regulations**
Learn about data protection with AI and processing of personal data, international data transfers, more information about PECR, Freedom of Information requests, obligations of controllers...
Do you need a qualification in data protection or are you thinking about learning more about data protection for your organisation?

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection is a Level 2 - 3 certified course designed for those who need to have an understanding of data protection, and the GDPR in particular, to do their job and knowledge of data protection law would be effective in their role.

You will learn the knowledge of Data Protection and Privacy, Information Governance, risk and compliance, Data Management, Project Management, Directors/Senior Managers with Data Protection responsibilities, Legal and procurement, Marketing and Sales professionals, Information Security and IT and Human Resources.

If you are interested in learning data protection at levels 3 -4 , please read about the BCS Practitioner course in Data Protection.

Online, self-study, global access to study in any country

Course features
  • Study time: 23.5 hours
  • Gain Industry Skills
  • 12 months course access
  • Includes remote exam
  • Job and Career Support
  • Tutor support
  • Learn Online - Study at home or work
  • Aligned to SFIAPlus
    IT Industry Framework
  • Globally Recognised BCS Certificate with the letters AMBCS after your name
  • Free 1 year BCS Membership
  • 0% Interest Free Payments

Exam & Certification Included

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Gain the skills you need to become a real professional, boost your confidence, and master the field.

Data protection training can reduce the risk of a data breach by up to 60%!

Data Protection Course - BCS Foundation
Level 2 - 3

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Data Protection is a globally recognised professional qualification at level 2 - 3 which will help develop your knowledge and understanding in these specific subjects:

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We're here to help you pass your course and grow your career; study with Duco Digital Training, the UK's leading online BCS accredited training provider.
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Data Breaches are
Caused by Human Error

Employees Would Comply With Data Policies if they Received Training

Data Protection Training
Can Reduce the Risk of a Breach 

Why should I take this course?

This Level 2- 3 Foundation professional certification in Data Protection will help develop your career if you need to have an understanding of data protection, and the GDPR in particular, to do your job; or if knowledge of the law in this area would enhance your effectiveness in your job.

The salary range for UK jobs in data protection is £34,140 - £65,000, so now is a great time to gain a qualification.

Don't just take our word for it

Witness it first hand, directly from our fantastic students.
"This proved to be a very valuable course to me."


Business Consultant
"A very good course. Helped me to understand more about AI.."


Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence
"Good training materials for remote learning, and the most impressive part was the speed at which they responded to questions. I also had issues with the exam (through the exam platform, not Duco) and they were really helpful in resolving it."


Data Protection Practitioner
"I really enjoyed this course, thank you so much."


Artificial Intelligence Professional
"The training provided will assist me to conduct AI research projects in a more professional and systematic way. The knowledge provided will be incredibly valuable for my future study in the field of computer vision."


Lecturer and PhD Candidate
"The course is really thorough about AI in general, and it covers all of the basic knowledge about AI. As a lecturer myself, I will teach this to my students."


Out team

Meet our instructor

Darren Winter

CEO & Founder
I’m Darren BCS Accredited Trainer and Company Director of Duco Digital Training. My objective is to help you attain the relevant skills in technology and business that you can use to move forward in your career, which is accessible and affordable.
If you have any questions about choosing the right course for your career, please contact me.
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