Edu type:
Cursus of training
3447gv, Online
Start datum:
35 uur
5 weeken
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Data Protection Practitioner prepares you for a successful progression and certification of a Data Protection Officer.  You will learn how to build a GDPR-compliant data protection program and practice DPO tasks with hands-on assignments in policymaking, data protection impact assessments, incorporating data protection requirements and awareness planning. The course evaluates practical considerations in design and implementation, technology and tools supporting data protection, privacy enhancing technologies, and security by design. You’ll evaluate what data is required to support good governance and decision-making and how to translate the concept of management systems to a Data Protection Management System (DPMS). Lastly you will prepare yourself for an (external) compliance audit and define and implement a basic 3rd-party assurance process. This is an advanced level training. If you’re looking for an entry level training in privacy and data protection, have a look at our Data Protection Foundation Course.


“SECO combines a perfect blend of background reading, thought provoking tasks and open discussion. My knowledge base has increased exponentially over the 5- week programme, and it’s something that I would recommend to anyone seeking greater depth of transferable and practical knowledge in Data Protection.”

James Tarrant, Compliance Officer at iwoca, London- United Kingdom


This course is taught entirely in English.


Data Protection Practitioner

  • 5 days
  • Advanced training for (aspiring) Data Protection Officers. GDPR-consultants, privacy consultants or compliance officers, IT or information security professionals looking to specialize in a privacy-related area.
  • Practice DPO tasks with hands-on assignments, from policymaking to data protection impact assessment to awareness planning.
  • Translate corporate goals into a vision on handling personal data. Develop a strategic data protection policy.
  • Incorporate data protection requirements including those based on privacy by design principles into new and already existing procedures. Describe generic data protection requirements for projects.
  • Create data inventories and data flow maps, draft a GDPR-compliant privacy notice.
  • Perform a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and define data protection requirements based on the outcomes.
  • Design a data protection and privacy awareness program.
  • Integrate data protection-related decisions, policies, procedures, requirements and roles into a Data Protection Management System (DPMS).
  • Prepare for GDPR-compliance audits, design data protection reports.


What’s included

  • Official SECO-Institute course materials
  • Training from passionate instructors with exceptional skills
  • Access to the SECO member portal
  • Practice exam
  • Exam voucher
  • Membership to SECO’s Alumni Network after passing the exam



  • Day 1 – Setting the stage – strategic considerations
  • Module 1 - Strategic Considerations
  • Day 2 – Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Module 2 - Impact and Risk Assessment
  • Day 3 – Operations
  • Module 3 - Operations
  • Day 4 – Design and Implementation
  • Module 4 - Design and Implementation
  • Day 5 – Governance
  • Module 5 - Governance
  • Collect your badge of honor
  • Exam
  • Join our Alumni Network