Clinical Governance

The Role of a Data Protection Officer

Contributes 20 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course details the role and responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course and receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to outline the core principles of a Data Protection Officer.


Learners will be able to:

  • List the responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer 
  • List the responsibilities of an employer
  • Describe their role within a company

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The responsibilities a Data Protection Officer has within a company
  • The legal requirements assigned to the role of Data Protection Officer