This introductory-level programme is designed for those who handle information about clients or the general public – and who need a basic understanding of data protection rights and responsibilities in Ireland. It covers the fundamental issues contained within the Data Protection Acts that have a legislative impact upon all organisations and provides information on how to achieve compliance.
"I really enjoyed the Data Protection course. I found it both beneficial and interesting."
Information Security Specialist, Financial Sector
The syllabus of the ICS Data Protection Essentials Online course encourages the recognition of data protection legislation as one particular safeguard relating to personal information – whilst at the same time recognising the legitimate needs of business and organisations to process such information.
The syllabus comprises the following core topics:
Completing the ICS Data Protection Essentials Online programme equips learners to:
The ICS Data Protection Essentials Online programme is suitable for all those who need a basic understanding of data protection obligations and the need to achieve compliance. All employees who are in regular contact with client or employee personal information will find it of interest and benefit, including:
This is a progress- and coursework-based programme without any additional testing or accreditation at the end.
All learners who complete the course content will receive a Certificate of Completion.
This is a progress-based programme without any additional testing or accreditation at the end.
For learners the ICS Data Protection Essentials Online programme:
For administrators the ICS Data Protection Essentials Online programme:
COST: €109 per learner.
Group discounts and site licences available.