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Subject Access Request Training: All you need to know

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Subject Access Request training covering all you need to know.

DISCOUNT: 20% off this course if booked with the Redaction and Scrunity course. Please use code (PRO09MTY20) on booking

Are you new to the management of Subject Access Requests (SAR), or need a refresher well this is the course for you. This course provides delegates all the information they need to set up an operational SAR process.


Subject Access Request Training Overview

This one day Subject Access Request training course covers the basics of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. What is a Subject Access Request? How to manage a SAR, identity checks, disclosure, exemptions and withholding information as well as timescales and process. Looking at deceased records and lack of capacity requests, Redaction and Third Party information, request for removal or erasure of data, objections to processing of data, and the rights to portability and automated decision making, including profiling.

Who should attend?

This course is for any staff that work or are associated with the management of Subject Access Requests. 

What our clients said about the course

Really useful working through various scenarios. Nice structure to the course.

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Debbie was great at always bringing the training back around to real-life examples which are applicable for our business. really helped to solidify knowledge.

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Subject Access Request Course Programme

9:15- 09:30Registration and welcome
09:30 - 11:00GDPR Overview, Principles, Legal Basis, Individuals Rights
Data Protection Act 2018, The Difference between DPA/GDPR
What is Personal & Special Category Data
What is a Subject Access Request? Why do you receive SAR's
What's the difference between SAR's and DSAR's?
Receiving & recognising
11:00 – 11:15Refreshment break
11:15 – 13:00Are you able to identify a SAR? Why do people request information about themselves?
How to manage a SAR, What are your standard procedures?
Templates and Fee's, Identity checks and further Information
SAR’s made on behalf of the data subject
Do you know, what are manifestly unfounded or excessive requests?
Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests
13:00 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 15:00What information does the request apply to?
What information does the request apply to?
Natural person and Living person, Automated means
Filing system, Management and enforcement
Unstructured Manual Records, Search approach
Electronic systems, Manual Files
Involve others, Scenario; Social Care Client
Redaction, Search Locations ,
Data not Documents, How should you provide the information?
15:00 – 15:15Refreshment break
15:15 – 16:00Third-party data, Not obliged to disclose information
Disclosure format, Exemptions and withholding information
Preparing for requests, Employee Occupational Health Records
Preparing for Request, Dealing with a Request
SAR Process Flow chart, Handling complaints
Enforcement and ICO Powers
16:00 – 16:30Summary and close
Subject Access Request Virtual Training Dates

TrainerStart DateEnd Date Cost Book
Debbie Topping10/Feb/21 £375Fully booked
Frank Rankin30/Apr/21 £375Book
All prices are subject to VAT
In house training avaliable scroll down further to find out more

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In House Training
Leadership Through Data provide bespoke training courses that are custom made to your needs. Bespoke courses provide an exclusive learning and development opportunity.

Our expert trainers provide specialist training for your employees within your company either face to face or virtually. Oue virtual platform has been increasingly popular with our clients, as it reduces the cost for trainer travelling expenses and would also reduce your companies carbon footprint. All delegates will be able to see their trainer and fellow delegates as you would in a meeting room and talk to them live.   

We offer our services through a number of cost effective packages, (Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze) for as little as 6 employees to 15 employees per training session.

If you did not find the course you are looking please contact us and we can discuss and design the right course for you. For a no obligation quote, email or call Sharon, Client Relationship Manager on 07593 438646 or 01206 807267

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Bronze Package

This package is offered as a ‘Virtual Training Environment’ only.
This works particularly well for small numbers but there needs to be a minimum of 6. 
This package includes:
PDF Workbook 
6 CPD Points
Attendance Certificate

Silver Package

This package provides face to face or virtual taining for 8 people for a one-day course.
Additional Delegates can be added at a reduced cost.
This package includes:
LTD Workbook & Pen 
6 CPD points 
Attendance Certificate

Gold Package

This package allows you to train up to 15 members of your staff on your site or virtually. This option provides you with the most cost-effective way for inhouse training for a greater number of staff.
This package includes:
LTD Workbook Delegate Pack 
LTD Pen 
6 CPD Points 
Attendance Certificate

Platinum Package

This package includes a short consultancy period along with any other training package. This package allows you the opportunity to contact the trainer for any questions or ongoing support that arises after the training session has finished. This equates to 4 hours of the trainer’s time. It must be used within 4-weeks. Client have utilised this service for roughly 1 hour per week over a 4 period.

Q & A

When will I be advised of the venue location?

Exact location are sent out via email, two weeks before the course, we would therefore advise you not to book accommodation until the venue is confirmed.

What happens if the course is cancelled?

To try to avoid cancelling face to face courses, however if the number of delegates is below 5 we will offer this a virtual course instead.

Do you offer any course discounts?

Yes we offer a 10% discount for the primary delegate if you book more than one person from the same organisation at the same time.
We offer 20% off on selected course for promotional offers.

Will I get a recognised qualification?

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive 6 or 12 CPD points for each course attended.
The Certificate in Managing Data Protection Complaince is the second qualification of a suite of 3 data protection qualifications.