GDPR – An Introduction training

This course has been created to give an overview of what GDPR is and how it affects role as a foster carer.

It is important that foster carers understand the principles of GDPR to enable them to protect the young people in their care and themselves from the risks associated with data leaks.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • The importance of protecting personal data
  • Key legislation
  • What personal data is
  • How GDPR applies to foster carers
  • GDPR and social media
  • Confidentiality
  • How to keep records safe
This GDPR - An Introduction course has been designed specifically for people who require an introduction to GDPR and how it applies to foster carers. It would also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like an overview of GDPR practices.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 30 mins to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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GDPR – An Introduction eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the GDPR – An Introduction course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the importance around protecting personal data
  • Be aware of key legislations relating to GDPR
  • Understand what constitutes personal data
  • Be aware of how GDPR applies to foster carers
  • Understand the regulations in relation to social media
  • Understand why confidentiality is paramount
  • Know how to keep records safe

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Additional course information

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