Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO) Self-Study

About the course

As data protection is becoming more valuable, the need for organisations to protect these data is also increasing. Lack of data protection violates fundamental rights and freedoms of persons. Not complying with the data protection regulations, can lead to risky situations that could harm an organisation’s credibility, reputation, and financial status. This is where your skills as a data protection officers come to place.

This course has been designed to provide the competencies and knowledge required to lead all processes in an organisation to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master the role of the DPO and become competent to inform, advise, and monitor compliance with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authority.

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Course Outlines


  • Understand the concepts of the GDPR and interpret its requirements
  • Understand the content and the correlation between the General Data Protection Regulation and other regulatory frameworks and applicable standards, such as ISO/IEC 27701 and ISO/IEC 29134
  • Acquire the competence to perform the role and daily tasks of the data protection officer in an organisation
  • Develop the ability to inform advise and monitor compliance with the GDPR and cooperate with the supervisory authority


Topics covered in this short course include:

Day 1 – Introduction to GDPR concepts and principles

Day 2 – Designation of the DPO and analysis of the GDPR compliance program

Day 3 – DPO operations

Day 4 – Monitoring and continual improvement of GDPR compliance

Day 5 – Certification exam


  • Participants will be provided with the training course material containing over 450 pages of explanatory information and practical examples.
  • An Attendance Record worth 35 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course


After successfully passing the exam, you can apply for the credentials according to the professional and project experience:

Course Details


Up to 6 months to complete the training


On Registration


After examination

Download the PECB platform KATE where you will have access to all training material.

You may proceed to register by completing and submitting the online Booking Form or request a registration form by email to: training@tfork.com or call 2137 7934.


Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites?

Participants attending this training course are required to have a fundamental understanding of the GDPR and comprehensive knowledge of data protection requirements.

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers or consultants seeking to prepare and support an organization in planning, implementing, and maintaining a compliance program based on the GDPR
  • DPOs and individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with the GDPR requirements
  • Members of information security, incident management, and business continuity teams
  • Technical and compliance experts seeking to prepare for a data protection officer role
  • Expert advisors involved in the security of personal data

Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO) Self-Study


This course has been developed for the competencies and knowledge necessary to lead all the processes to comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in an organization. 

Course Fee: €1,000 + VAT