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GDPR Course Library

GDPR Training for all Employees

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the law that regulates the processing of personal and special category data (previously called sensitive data) by organisations established within the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA includes the European Union (EU), Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

The GDPR also applies to the processing of personal data of individuals residing in the EEA by organisations not established in the EEA. This means that it applies to organisations with an operation, affiliate, branch office, or local agent or representative in the EEA. The penalties for breaching the GDPR are severe, so businesses must ensure compliance.

Our GDPR Training Course with help your employees understand what personal data is, how to protect it, how to escalate requests from data subjects and how to report personal data breaches.

We also offer a similar course aimed at leaders entitled Training for Managers.

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GDPR Training for all Employees
General Data Protection Regulation Course (All Staff)

About this Course

Available as part of our GDPR Course Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Know what types of data are protected under the GDPR
  • Explain all the rights granted to individuals under the GDPR
  • Take steps to deal with subject access requests
  • Recognise the six principles of GDPR data protection
  • Explain your lawful bases for processing personal data
  • Take appropriate action to safeguard personal data
  • Spot and report any personal data breaches
  • Take an active role in supporting GDPR compliance for your company
General Data Protection Regulation Course (All Staff)

Course Contents


What is GDPR?

- Who is responsible?

What is Personal Data?

- You make the call: Is it personal or special category data?

Rights of the Data Subject

Dealing with Subject Access Requests (SARs)

- You make the call: Valid SAR or not?

Principles of Data Protection

- You make the call: Data protection in practice

Lawful Basis - Consent

- Do you know: How to get consent?

International Transfers

- You make the call: International transfers
- Do you know: What does it take to transfer data?

Personal Data Breaches

Data Breach Notification

GDPR Penalties

- You make the call: What's the penalty?




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Our GDPR Compliance Course Library contains general and specialised e-learning courses providing a complete GDPR compliance training solution.

It will help you to ensure that all employees are aware of the GDPR rules relevant to their role and how to apply them through practical examples.

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General Data Protection Regulation Course (All Staff)

Course Specifications



Approximately 30 minutes.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels.



No previous knowledge or experience required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet.



Ten-question assessment.



Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment.



Supplementary four-minute iExpress interactive video provided to create awareness and interest in this topic.



AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility).



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.