Certificate in Data Protection

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

Special Purpose Award

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

30

Department

Deparment of Business, Humanities & Technology

Skills Area

Information and communication (including ICT)

General Information
Contact

Dr Deirdre Garvey

Email

LLLMayo@gmit.ie

Phone

0949025700

Address

Lifelong Learning Office,
Mayo Campus,
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology,
Westport Rd,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo.

Role

Lifelong Learning Coordinator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

14/12/2018

Start Date

01/2019

End Date

12/2019

About this Course

Course Description:
Modern technologies allow for vast amounts of electronic data to be collected and retained by businesses, and at the same time many organisations still retain huge volumes of paper files. There are now significant legal responsibilities associated with collecting, retaining, and processing such data, as a consequence of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This programme is aimed at developing knowledge, skills and competencies of those with decision making capabilities in the workplace so that they can become compliant for the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It will focus on practical knowledge and understanding of current data protection requirements and developing and implementing effective data protection policies and procedures for their organisations. T

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have a level 7 or equivalent professional qualification/work experience.

Long Description

Course Description:
Modern technologies allow for vast amounts of electronic data to be collected and retained by businesses, and at the same time many organisations still retain huge volumes of paper files. There are now significant legal responsibilities associated with collecting, retaining, and processing such data, as a consequence of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This programme is aimed at developing knowledge, skills and competencies of those with decision making capabilities in the workplace so that they can become compliant for the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It will focus on practical knowledge and understanding of current data protection requirements and developing and implementing effective data protection policies and procedures for their organisations. This programme aims to equip students with an understanding of why these legal duties have arisen and how to comply with the obligations which are now imposed.

Timetable Info

Day time

Delivery Location

GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Dr Deirdre Garvey

Address

Lifelong Learning Office,
Mayo Campus,
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology,
Westport Rd,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo.

Phone

0949025700

Email

LLLMayo@gmit.ie

Application Procedures

Apply online through www.springboardcourses.ie