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GDPR UK Essentials

CPD, IIRSM & Skills for Care Approved

Now that the UK’s transition period (from leaving the EU) has ended, the EU GDPR has been brought into UK law and sits alongside other data protection laws and regulations.

Course Description

This GDPR Essentials training course is suitable for anyone who handles personal data at work. It focuses on the GDPR in the UK and by the end of the course, users will have an understanding of the 7 principles of the GDPR in the UK and background knowledge of what it aims to machine and why it exists.

The GDPR brings together years of laws in the UK into a single piece of legislation. The course can be completed in just 35 minutes and users will receive a certificate upon course completion.

Target Audience

This IIRSM approved GDPR Training covers the essentials for anyone who handles personal data. This online GDPR course helps employees to understand the key elements of data protection and how to comply with UK General Data Protection Regulations. It doesn’t matter how big or how small your organisation is, or how much or little data you handle; the GDPR applies to all, and negligence can have a devastating impact.


This online GDPR UK Essentials course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD, IIRSM and Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between a Data Controller, Data Processor, and Data Subject
  • Have a clear understanding of the 7 Principles of the GDPR and how they apply to the work you do
  • Understand what the UK GDPR aims to achieve and why it exists

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
GDPR UK Essentials Training 1 Background 70%
GDPR UK Essentials Training 2 The Regulation 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


35 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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