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Data Protection

Foundation Certificate

This certificate provides an understanding of UK data protection law. This includes how it is applied in practice and its importance for organisations holding personal information to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act.

Who is this aimed at?

Anyone who needs to have an understanding of data protection. 

What are the entry requirements?

None.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

Where can I take the exam?

Option 1: With an accredited training provider

Option 2: At a public sitting (exam only):

Venue: BCS London Office
Price: £145 (ex VAT)
Register: Book now

 
Where can I read more?

You can read more in the syllabus.

What can I do next?

You can progress to the Practitioner level certifications. If you work or are considering working in an Information Assurance role, there is the CESG Certified Professional scheme.