GDP10101: GDPA FOUNDATION COURSE

UNIT OF COMPETENCY 1: GDP10101A THE BASICS OF THE GDPR

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This unit of competency will outline the underlining principles of the GDPR.  It will introduce you to the basic building blocks of the regulation and give you an understanding of the fundamental purpose of the law.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

    1. Understand the purpose of the GDPR
    2. Outline the structure of the GDPR
    3. Identify the principles of the GDPR
    4. Give examples of the implications of any commercial use of personal data worldwide under the GDPR
    5. Research to find additional information about the GDPR

UNIT OF COMPETENCY 2:  GDP10101B THE KEY ELEMENTS OF THE GDPR

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This unit of competency will explain who the important players of the GDPR are and what their roles involve.  It will outline their key responsibilities and the rights of the data subjects.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

    1. Identify the key players of the GDPR and outline their responsibilities
    2. Recognise the key elements of the GDPR
    3. Outline the key principles of the GDPR
    4. Understand the rights of the data subjects under the GDPR
    5. Apply your knowledge to recognise what constitutes a blatant breach of the laws of the GDPR

UNIT OF COMPETENCY 3:  GDP10101C THE FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA PROCESSING

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This unit of competency will summarise the basics of data processing.  It will outline what data processing is and explain the responsibilities of the various key players that are involved in data processing.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

    1. Give examples of the type of personal data that is collected and processed and by whom
    2. Explain what a data controller, data processor and data protection officer is
    3. Distinguish between the roles of the data personnel
    4. Outline the responsibilities of each position
    5. Understand the role of the Supervisory Authorities and the duties that they perform

UNIT OF COMPETENCY 4:  GDP10101D YOUR DUTY TOWARDS COMPLIANCE

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This unit of competency will explain the steps involved in becoming compliant with the GDPR.  It will clearly outline the process that a commercial entity must undertake to ensure they are protecting the personal data they are entrusted with.  It will also outline some additional important facts about the GDPR.

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

    1. Outline the 7 steps that will help you maintain compliance with the GDPR
    2. Recall other important facts about the GDPR
    3. Apply the knowledge you have acquired to determine whether statements about the GDPR are true or false