Data Protection Essentials

Enable your staff to understand and comply with the latest data protection legislation.

Key Learning Points:

  • Understand the importance of protecting personal data.
  • Understand what GDPR is, and what the Data Protection Act 2018 covers.
  • Understand what data is classed as ‘personal data’.
  • Understand who’s who: data subject, data controller, data processor, DPO, ICO.
  • Understand the rules for transferring/storing personal data outside the UK and Europe.
  • Understand the core principles for processing personal data.
  • Know what to do in the event of a data breach.
  • Understand the rights of the data subject, including the right to be forgotten.

Course Overview

The UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and accompanying Data Protection Act 2018 define the rules that organisations must follow when they process personal data. It also defines the penalties they can face if they fail to do this. Are your employees up to speed with the latest legislation?

Our Data Protection Essentials elearning course has been designed to provide your staff with the practical knowledge and skills that they need to be compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. This eLearning course features detailed explanations of the key principles and case studies exploring how the law applies in practice, and a unique ‘ask the expert’ feature for staff who need to know more, Data Protection Essentials is the most comprehensive, flexible and cost-effective way of enabling everyone to stay on the right side of the law.

Course Details

Course Contents

This course is published by Cylix

Tailored versions of the courses are available for the following sectors

Compatible for

Any Workplace

Public Sector




Fire & Rescue

The Assessment

Comprehensive mastery test to verify each user’s knowledge and understanding of the contents of the course. On successfully passing the test, users can download a personal course completion certificate.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

1. Individual Licenses

If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them online.


2. Complete Bundle

Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Training courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits including our AI driven Learning Experience Platform, Astute.

1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10
£34.50 / per learner
11 - 20
£29 / per learner
21 - 50
£23 / per learner
51 - 100
£17.50 / per learner
101 - 150
£11.50 / per learner
Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Training in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!
Number of Learners Cost (per year)
50 - 100
£34.50 / per learner
101 - 200
£29 / per learner
201 - 300
£24.50 / per learner
301 - 400
£21 / per learner
401 - 500
£17.50 / per learner
501 - 750
£14.50 / per learner
751 - 1000
£11.50 / per learner
1001 - 2500
£9.50 / per learner
2501 - 5000
£7 / per learner
5000 - 10,000
£6 / per learner
10,000 +

Included Features

  • All courses in our catalogue
  • Our Learning Experience Platform ‘Astute’
  • New courses added regularly
  • Branded, downloadable posters
  • Customise Course Content for Your Team
  • Regular course updates
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Unlimited help desk support
Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

Why you need our Data Protection Essentials eLearning course

Not adhereing to GDPR or the Data Protection Act 2018 can not only cause serious issues for an organisation legally, with fines and even prison time a possibility, it can also ruin a companies reputation with it’s customers. Get your workforce up to speed with Data Protection with our Data Protection Essentials eLearning course.


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