Certificate in Data Protection

  • Certificate in Data Protection
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  • 8 evenings from 7pm to 10pm
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To provide a learning opportunity for compliance and/or other relevant professionals to develop the necessary intellectual capital to ensure that their organisations meet their current and future regulatory responsibilities in relation to data protection.

They will;

  • Interpret and apply relevant and current Data Protection Legislation
  • Use contemporary theories and practical evidence to design a data protection framework within your organization
  • Design, complete and report on major data protection projects which comply with legislation while enhancing the reputation of the organisation
  • Justify the rationale behind recommendations in relation to data protection
  • Maintain, develop and apply professional best practice and use academic literature to contribute to a personal ethos of lifelong learning and self-improvement.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require an NFQ Level 7 or 8 Major Award in business or a level 8 Major Award in a non-business area for entry to this programme. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis.


This course is funded by Springboard. It is free for applicants that are unemployed or for applicants classed as “returners”.  

Applicants who are in employment will have 90% of the fees covered.

Contact us

Email: springboard@itcarlow.ie