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GDPR General Data Protection Regulation Staff Awareness (GDPR1905H120)

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires workforce privacy awareness training. Under Article 39, the GDPR includes among the tasks of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) “awareness raising and training of staff involved in the processing operations.” The course discusses why data protection and privacy are important, how to recognize personal data, and the various responsibilities that must be followed throughout the life cycle of personal data.


This course examines GDPR from a Staff Awareness perspective. You will appreciate the need, scope and concepts of GDPR as well as learn about the privacy principles, data rights and data management.

Training Duration

This course may take up to 2 hours to be completed. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.


This course is ideal for anyone wishing to understand the basics of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and enhance the privacy protection knowledge of their staff.

Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and reading material. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

At the end of the training, participants take a Quiz to complete their learning and earn a Certificate of Completion.

Accreditation and CPD Recognition

This programme has been developed by the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF), a globally-recognised training institution.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by data protection regulators and other bodies for 2 CPD Units that approve education in GDPR and Privacy Management, such as the IAPP or national/EU data protection regulators.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

Registration and Access

To register to this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online and receive your access instantly. If you are purchasing this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you will need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your payment.

Access to the course is valid for 90 days.

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  • Self-paced Learning Material
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • QUIZ
  • GDPR Staff Awareness Multiple-Choice Questions
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever