Certified Professional in Data Protection (CPDP)


The Certified Associate in Data Protection training course focuses on the best practices used in global privacy and data protection. The course provides a framework based on EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other global privacy policies and compliance. On successfully completing this course, you will demonstrate in depth knowledge to architect, manage and control complex data points your organization collects and process globally. Key learning outcomes: GDPR’s key terms such as sensitive and personal data as well as data subject, data controller etc. Understand the Regulation’s purpose Decide what personal and/or sensitive data they handle List the principles of the GDPR in short form e.g. specified and lawful purposes Link the principles to corporate guidelines and best practice Apply the principles to their work or know when to ask for clarification Understand the consequences of non-compliance

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 80 questions per paper
  • Time duration: 120 minutes
  • Closed book


There are no prerequisite to apply for CPDP certificate

Target Audience

There are no prerequisite to apply for CPDP certificate

Course Outline

The CADP course covers the following topics

  • Introduction and Checklist
  • Scope of Application of the GDPR
  • Organisational Requirements
  • Material Requirements
  • Rights of Data Subjects
  • Interaction with the Supervisory Authorities
  • Enforcement and Fines Under the GDPR
  • National Peculiarities
  • Special Data Processing Activities
  • Practical Implementation of the Requirements Under the GDPR