Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2 Certification

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Overview General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law that regulates how a company should protect the personal data and …


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law that regulates how a company should protect the personal data and information of an individual. This law applies to all member states of the European Union and aims to protect consumers and civilians from data misuse and exposure. Adhering to this law is incumbent upon each and every organisation operating in an EU nation and this Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2 has been formulated to educate you on the basics of GDPR and to help you incorporate them effectively within your organisation.

Targeting at every single individuals and professionals in the EU nations, this course will relay the foundation of GDPR starting from an introduction to its origin, definition and purpose. You will also come across modules that will get you familiarized with the principles and procedures of GDPR, after which you will explore the types of data that generally gets affected and misused.

The tutors have made sure every basics of GDPR is covered through this course so that you learn how to prevent unauthorized access to personal data. Data Subject Information, roles, duties and responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer and privacy notices under GDPR will also be brought into light through this course to make it a wholesome learning experience for you.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

  • Why consider learning at study365
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Get introduced to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Familiarise with the principles and procedures of the GDPR
  • Understand the types of data that can be affected
  • Learn how to prevent unauthorized access to personal data
  • Discover how to master Data Subject Information
  • Explore the role, duties and responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer
  • Get into terms with the privacy notices under the GDPR

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • Students
  • Beginners
  • Individuals wishing to have a sound basic knowledge of GDPR
  • Professionals in the corporate business world
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in GDPR at QLS  Level 2 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

This certificate will supplement your professional qualifications and help you in landing a rewarding job position in an industry of your choice. You can also use this certificate to expand your education in the subject or to take your career onto the next level. Given below are some of the jobs this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • General Manager – £37,291 per annum
  • HR Manager – £35,835 per annum
  • Data Administrator – £19,330 per annum
  • Data Manager – £30,082 per annum
  • Office Administrator – £18,066 per annum
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

01. Introduction to the GDPR
Introduction to the GDPR
02. Principles and Procedures of GDPR
Principles and Procedures of GDPR
03. Understanding What Data Is Affected
Understanding What Data Is Affected
04. Finding the Data
Finding the Data
05. Preventing Unauthorized Access
Preventing Unauthorized Access
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2
06. Mastering Data Subject Information
Mastering Data Subject Information
07. GDPR and the Role Of The Data Protection Officer
GDPR and the Role Of The Data Protection Officer
08. Privacy Notices under GDPR
Privacy Notices under GDPR
09. GDPR Q & A
10. Helpful GDPR Resources
Helpful GDPR Resources
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Certificate in GDPR at QLS Level 2
Supporting Documents – GDPR
Supporting Documents – GDPR

Students feedback


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    Seth Russell

    August 20, 2019
    A truly wonderful learning experience

    This certification on how to protect data in the workplace was immensely important to me. It has enabled me to develop my carrier in an immense manner. Very grateful to the service provider.

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    Alayna Davidson

    August 12, 2019
    Very satisfied

    A well-presented course. I actually felt that I had achieved something at the end of this course

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    Quinn Bell

    July 28, 2019
    The course material was great

    Well taught modules which are full of new information

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    Yasmin Hunter

    July 03, 2019
    Very content rich course

    Course was rich in content and very flexible course which enabled me to study from my own home.

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    Bailey Barrett

    June 16, 2019
    A great platform

    Gained a lot of knowledge about this subject.

    D H

    Daniella Hughes

    May 10, 2019
    High Quality Course

    Learnt all about this subject area used in organisations. It’s actually a very informative and valuable course indeed in my place of work

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