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Advanced Data Protection Officer Training

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

The advanced Data Protection Officer training course has been designed for those currently in the role of Data Protection Officer, to help meet your obligations and responsibilities and go that bit further into an advanced understanding of key GDPR elements. 

This course explores tricky issues such as data subject rights, sanctions and penalties, essential obligations, as well as key points in designing the organisation’s policies. It will also highlight what is required to carry out effective privacy impact assessments. Delegates will also have the opportunity to speak with the course trainer, an expert in the field, who will provide practical and applicable information that you can implement immediately. You will also receive a full course pack to refer back to, and accredited CPD hours to add to your yearly requirements.

Course Content

  • Rationale and Evolution of Data Protection Law

  • Key GDPR Definitions

  • 7 Core Principles

  • Legal Basis for Processing

  • Data Subject Rights

  • Role of the Data Protection Commission

  • Sanctions and Penalties

  • Necessity for Appointment

  • Position in Organisation

  • Obligations

  • Privacy by Design

  • Designing the Organisation’s Policies

  • Recording Processing Activities

  • Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments

  • Practical Work: Work on Data Breach Notification Form from Website of the DPC, Study Recent Guidance Handout from the DPC on PIAs

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideally suited to anyone currently fulfilling a Data Protection Officer role within an organisation and those responsible for ensuring that their organisation is compliant with data protection law.


On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Points. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours. This course is also recognised and accredited by the Insurance Institute of Ireland (III) for 4 hours formal CPD, as well as the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) for 5 CPE credits.


This course costs €395 (Early-bird) normal rate is €495. The price includes course documentation and training pack, teas and coffee, snacks, biscuits, fruit on arrival. Lunch is a light fare containing freshly cut sandwiches, wraps, a selection of teas and coffee. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops within a one-minute radius of the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

Later Event: October 24
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