Practitioner Certificate in Personal Data Protection

Singapore

Are you ready to be a more effective Data Protection Officer?

This course teaches you how to utilise risk-based tools to establish a robust data protection infrastructure for your organisation. Through this course, you will acquire practical data governance and data protection knowledge and skills, and learn to utilise risk-based tools to establish a robust data protection infrastructure for your organisation.

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Fee

    SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding)

  • Ideal for

    Data Protection Officer, Privacy or Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer, Lawyer

Programme Partners

Course Details

This course teaches you how to utilise risk-based tools to establish a robust data protection infrastructure for your organisation. Through this course, you will acquire practical data governance and data protection knowledge and skills, and learn to utilise risk-based tools to establish a robust data protection infrastructure for your organisation.

5 reasons why you should take this course offered by SMU Academy

  1. Learn from PDPA experts and practitioners.
  2. Resource Handbook for DPOs available upon request.
  3. Enhance your learning with the use of Virtual Reality and blended learning techniques which include DPO software tools in the classroom.
  4. Follow a DPO competency roadmap that leads to an advanced diploma in data protection principles and operational excellence.
  5. Get access to additional expertise, funding options, resources and support on how you can roll out your data protection initiatives within your organisation.
  6. Optional demonstration after class, of free and available software to aid DP management.

Assessment

Practitioner Certificate
Course participants who have completed this preparatory course can proceed to take a computer based examination administered by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) where they will be issued with the Practitioner Certificate upon passing the examination.

Participants will need to take this examination within 6 months from date of course completion. Please note that examination fee of $53.50 (including GST) applies.

Proof of Attendance
Upon successful completion of the course, every participant will receive a Certificate of Participation issued by Singapore Management University.

Fees / Funding

FEES AND FUNDING

SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW 40 YEARS OLD / PERMANENT RESIDENTS Individual or Non-SME Sponsored $513.60*
Sponsored by SME1 $193.60*
SINGAPORE CITIZENS Aged 40 and above2 $193.60*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3 $113.60*
OTHERS $1,712*

* includes 7% GST

** Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset respective course fees
Up to 90% course fee funding for employees of SMEs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (“ETSS”)
Up to 90% course fee funding under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (“MCES”)
Up to 95% course fee funding under Workfare Training Support Scheme (“WTS”)

Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture Series

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST).
2. SkillsFuture Credit**

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.
3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

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Enquiries

  • Call us

    Course details: 6589 8949 (Ms Chia Waimun)
    Registration/Billing matters: 6828 0591 (Ms Josephine Teo)