Assessing GDPR as part of IASME Governance

Assessing GDPR as part of IASME Governance Course

The Assessing GDPR as part of IASME Governance Course is designed to be included within the IASME Assessor Training schedule to enable assessors to fully understand the data protection issues and give feedback on the responses to the IASME Governance questionnaire.  However, the course is also available to attend in its own right for people who would like to understand GDPR requirements within a governance assessment framework.

The course takes place over one day and covers:

  • Why the move to GDPR
  • Material and Geographical scope of the regulation
  • The role of Controllers and Processors
  • The principles of Data Protection
  • The principles of lawfulness of processing and consent
  • Definitions of personal and special category data
  • The rights of the data subject
  • Data Protection by design
  • Handling and reporting data breaches
  • The Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • The role of the Data Protection Officer
Whilst giving detailed information on the Regulation the course focuses on what the assessor should look for when evaluating the responses from an applicant for IASME certification.

Course Structure


  1. One-day classroom-based training at the National Cyber Skills Centre in Malvern, Worcestershire. 
  2. Exam to test your understanding of assessing against the GDPR requirements

Location and Costs

We currently run the classroom training once a month at the National Cyber Skills Centre in Malvern, Worcestershire. Contact us to reserve a place. Each course costs £500 + VAT per delegate. This price covers the steps detailed above but excluding travel and accommodation costs.


GCHQ Certified Training

The course has been assessed by APMG under the GCHQ Certified Training Course scheme and is certified as delivering skills under the IISP skills framework to Application level for:

A1 Governance
A2 Policy and Standards
A6 Legal and regulatory
B1 Risk Assessment
D1 Information Assurance Methodologies
F2 Investigation

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