Introduction to Data Protection - What All Employees Need to Know 


An Introduction to Data Protection -

What all Employees Need to Know (eLearning)


introductory-course-for-all-staff-membersAll staff who may have access to personal data, for example within electronic systems, must have an understanding of the basics of data protection. Organisations need to ensure their activities are in line with the UK GDPR and guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

This short interactive course gives your staff members an opportunity to learn the basics of data protection requirements, so that they will avoid the common errors that are often made and which can lead to loss of reputation for the organisation and unwanted attention from regulators.


Have peace of mind knowing your staff members are trained in the basics of data protection


Scope of the Course



The course comprises the following subject areas:

  • Part 1 - Data Protection: What’s it all about?
  • Part 2 - The Rules for Handling Personal Data
  • Part 3 - Rights of Individuals
  • Part 4 - Sharing Personal Data With Colleagues and Other Organisations
  • Part 5 - The Need for Security & What Happens If Things Go Wrong

This fun and interactive online course will take your staff members 90 minutes to complete. Each staff member will receive a Certificate of Completion.



How is the Training Facilitated?


The course is faciltated via eLearning and is wholly on-demand allowing your staff members to complete the course at a time to suit them.


Video Content, PDF Written Materials & Self-Assessment Q&As

Each Chapter begins with an interactive video which introduces and explores key topics within the data protection compliance. The videos incorporate visual aids and scenarios to make the course content accessible and engaging for staff across all levels of the organisation.


Sample video excerpts 



PDF Written Materials

Each Chapter includes easy to understand PDF materials to support delegate learning


Introduction to Data Protection - PDF Materials screenshot


Self-Assessment Q&As

Each Chapter features self-assessment multiple choice questions (with correct answer explanations)


Screenshot - multiple choice test questions




Ordering an enrolment license for your organisation


Licenses can be purchased for the number of staff members you plan on enrolling for a given 12 month period.


The license fee structure is as follows:

  • 1-10 staff members - £65 plus VAT per enrolment
  • 11-50 staff members - £55 plus VAT per enrolment
  • 51-200 staff members - £45 plus VAT per enrolment
  • 201-500 staff members - £35 plus VAT per enrolment
  • 500+ staff members - please contact us for tailored quotation


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eLearning Client Testimonials



“Very informative and user friendly, love it.”
Amy Hong
Phoenix Medical



“This course was very interesting, easy to understand and very precise. Found the teacher to be excellent.”
Jacqueline Curral
Phoenix Medical



“The course was really useful and informative, with the videos, supported by text and then a self-assessment to confirm understanding. This is a good introduction to Data Protection.”
Phoenix Medical



“Really informative course…information delivered was relevant and up to date; easy to follow and interactive.”
Marie Nulty
Phoenix Medical



“Excellent course! Sets out clearly the responsibilities. Questions were a really good way to test understanding. Liked blend of video and reading material.”
Companies House



“Thanks for the course, I really enjoyed it. The video presentations were clear and informative."
NHS Counter Fraud Authority



"I found it a very useful session to help crystallise and draw together my existing thoughts and awareness. I found eLearning a really effective way to learn."
Legal & General



"I thoroughly enjoyed the eLearning course - it was well paced, nicely presented and most informative. The video tutorials worked well and made the process of eLearning enjoyable and engaging."
University of York



"Case study very useful. Well run course, tutor explains concepts clearly."



“The course was very good. The eLearning platform was easy to use.”
Bevan Brittan LLP



"The eLearning course was very well thought out and well produced. It covered a great deal of content but it integrated the law into practice in an accessible way. The videos were very helpful and clear, and the course materials form a guide that will be essential reference material for me."
London Borough of Camden



“The elearning was very good – I find it hard to follow lecturers sometimes, so the ability to rewind and listen or take a break is really useful."
Conservative Party



“I found the written course materials easy to follow and comprehensive. The trainer presented the material very clearly and was easy to listen to, and the format of the online training was very convenient."
Criminal Cases Review Commission



“I really enjoyed being able to complete this training online. I could take my time over the sections and go back and listen again when I needed to. The questions at the end of each section were an extremely useful check to ensure I understood the content.”
Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner



“I really enjoyed the eLearning course and being able to do it at home was a great benefit. It meant that I could work through it at my own pace and dip in and out when I was able to.”
Independent Office for Police Conduct



“The eLearning course was easy to follow with relatable examples. 5 stars!”
Scottish Government



“I hugely enjoyed my PDP eLearning for both of my courses which were very useful.”
Mott MacDonald



“I have to say, the quality of the eLearning content and it’s presentation is very impressive.”
Alzheimer’s Research



“I did enjoy the eLearning course, the materials were really informative and comprehensive and suited to the level of my knowledge. Definitely expanded my understanding of Data Protection. I liked the fact I can go back to the course whenever I had the time and decide on the pace of my learning. It’s been also well structured and user friendly.”
Close Brothers Property Finance



“I really appreciated the content of the eLearning course – it was pitched at just the right level in terms of content and pace of delivery. The course facilitator clearly knows his subject thoroughly but yet presents the course material in a way that is easy to understand, follow and relate to. His real life examples were well chosen, relevant and helpful."



“Excellent and relevant.”
Diageo Plc



“The eLearning course was well structured, clear and informative.”
Thames Water



"This training (eLearning) is well structured and presented. All chapters of the module are explained clearly by the trainer, with written materials cementing what had been learned. The slides could also be revisited if needed and finally, the test questions after each chapter allowed the learner to check whether the information had been understood correctly. Excellent course."
Criminal Cases Review Commission