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Practitioner Certificate in Personal Data Protection (Singapore) 2020 (WSQ) (Synchronous

The “Practitioner Certificate in Personal Data Protection (Singapore) 2020 (WSQ) (Synchronous e-learning)” is developed for individuals working with data such as data protection officers, HR managers and compliance officers. The 3 day course conducted over zoom aims to equip participants with practical data governance and data protection knowledge and skills. 

Upon successfully completing the course, participants can take an optional computer-based examination to obtain the Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore), co-issued by the PDPC and the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Learning outcomes:

  • Chapter 1: Fundamentals of the PDPA (2020) – A Brief Recap

  • Chapter 2: Accountability

  • Chapter 3: Overview of the Data Protection Management Programme

  • Chapter 4. Identify and Document Personal Data Handling

  • Chapter 5: Identify and Assess Risks

  • Chapter 6: Managing Risk

  • Chapter 7. Developing the Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP)

  • Chapter 8. Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

  • Chapter 9. Data Breach Response Plan and Enforcement

  • Chapter 10. Maintaining the DPMP

Entry Requirements:

  • Polytechnic Diploma or above

  • Basic knowledge of data protection principles preferred but not mandatory. Basic data protection knowledge can be acquired through courses such as "WSQ fundamentals of PDPA"

  • Two years or more working experience would be preferred but not mandatory

Course Fee
Practitioner Certificate in Personal Data Protection (Singapore) 2020 (WSQ) (Synchronous
How to Register
Self-Sponsored Individuals

There are 2 ways to apply for our courses​

  1. Register online here

  2. Call us at 6694 0008 and register in person at our office

Company-Sponsored Individuals

Complete the relevant Corporate Registration Form and email it to us at

  1. Life Saving Courses : Corporate Registration Form

  2. WSQ Courses : Corporate Registration Form


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Course Dates
  • 04 Mar 2024 (Mon) - 06 Mar 2024 (Wed)
  • 25 Mar 2024 (Mon) - 27 Mar 2024 (Wed)
  • 17 Apr 2024 (Wed) - 19 Apr 2024 (Fri)
Course Duration

Day 1: 9am – 5pm (via zoom)

Day 2: 9am – 5pm (via zoom)

Day 3: 9am – 5pm (via zoom)

Assessment from 3pm

Course Code

Prac Cert in PDP

UTAP Funding Period

This course is eligible for UTAP Funding from:

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Two one-hour assessments at end of day 2 and day 3. Each comprises a case scenario followed by open-ended questions

Practitioner Certificate
Participants who have completed the course have the option of registering for an 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 the date of course completion.
For more information about this examination, please click on the below link.

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