Privacy Training

Information Security & Data Privacy training are essential components of a Privacy and Data Protection framework. A basic understanding of privacy and data protection regulation, how this fits into Client facing products and services, and an appreciation of the Risks faced by Product design is essential for the success of service driven businesses today. MSC offers training to suit a multitude of businesses, from delivery of a basic understanding through to Professional skills designed for aspiring Data Protection Officers.The full range of courses we offer can be found on our sister site at

Key features

Information Security and Data Protection training is an important element of GDPR compliance. Whether you are a Consultant looking to grow your skill-set to meet modern day demands or a small to medium sized enterprise who processes data on behalf of clients, attaining Certification in both Information Security & Data Protection delivers the ability to design and implement secure practices by encompassing both the identification of and reduction of Risks associated with these data processing activities. In turn, this drives a Risk aware culture, delivers appropriate privacy practices, and is an efficient way to demonstrate compliance.

Our Training

  • Is designed to meet guidelines and recommendations given by Data        Protection Authorities
  • Includes current privacy legislation and regulatory developments across EMEA, such as the GDPR.
  • Is suitable for all knowledge and skill levels
  • Is delivered by skilled tutors in a classroom environment either at our premises or yours


  • Promotes your organisation’s privacy & risk culture
  • Raises privacy and information security awareness
  • Adequate training helps an organisation avoid privacy and data protection risks on multiple levels
  • Training courses can be adjusted to specific needs

Privacy Courses

The Privacy Professionals Partnership LLP is the premier provider of quality Information Governance, Risk & Compliance Services within the UK. The partnership offers both Implementation and Audit focussed qualifications.

Demonstrate your Information Privacy implementation expertise with the Certified Information Privacy Implementer Qualification.

The unique implementation-focused CIPI certification promotes international privacy and security best practice and recognizes the individual who manages, designs, and oversees an enterprise’s information privacy framework. Being CIPI certified proves your ability in formulating a strategy for implementation of an organisations Privacy Compliance Framework. Our CIPI Certification course also attracts 24 CPD hours.

Take your studies one step further and enhance your career by earning ClPA-the standard of achievement for those who audit, monitor and assess information privacy technology and business systems and processes.

The CIPA designation is a globally recognized certification for Information Privacy Audit, assurance and security professionals.

Being CIPA-certified proves your Information Privacy systems audit experience, skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and institute controls within the enterprise. Our CIPA Certification also attracts 16 CPD hours.

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CourseCourse TitleLocations Cost
Certified Information Privacy ImplementerEdinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham & London£1695+ VAT
Certified Information Privacy AuditorEdinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham & London£1495+ VAT

Skilled privacy pros are in high demand and IAPP certification is what employers want. When you earn an IAPP credential, you earn the right to be recognized as part of an elite group of knowledgeable, capable and dedicated privacy professionals.

With the GDPR effective as of May 2018, among its mandates is the requirement to appoint knowledgeable DPOs (data protection officers) tasked with monitoring compliance, managing internal data protection activities, training data processing staff, conducting internal audits and more. There’s a lot to know, there’s a lot at stake and there’s a lot of opportunity for privacy professionals with the right training and education.

Achieving a CIPP/E credential shows you have the comprehensive GDPR knowledge, perspective and understanding to ensure compliance and data protection success in Europe—and to take advantage of the career opportunity this sweeping legislation represents.

Add a CIPM credential to the CIPP/E and you’ll be uniquely equipped to fulfil the DPO requirements of the GDPR. The CIPM adds the theoretical aspects necessary to develop and lead an organization’s data protection efforts.

CourseCourse TitleLocationsCost
Certified Information Privacy Professional/EuropeEdinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham & London£1800 + VAT
Certified Information Privacy ManagerEdinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham & London£1800+ VAT

Information Security Courses

If you’re building or enhancing a career in information security then Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is the must-have qualification to help you progress. It is a globally recognized standard that demonstrates your competence as an IT Security professional. Covering topics including cloud computing, mobile security, application development security, and risk management, you will gain the knowledge to best manage information security issues back in your organization.

This course will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to complete the CISSP exam, which will get you Certified Information Systems Security Professional status.

Please note, this training course is intended for professionals who have at least 5 years of recent full-time professional work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP common body of knowledge (CBK), as shown below:

  • Security and risk management
  • Asset security
  • Security architecture and engineering
  • Communications and network security
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Security assessment and testing
  • Security operations
  • Software development security

Please note: A one year experience waiver is available with a 4-year college degree, or regional equivalent, or additional credentials from the (ISC)² approved list, thus requiring four years of direct full-time professional security work experience in 2 or more of the 8 domains of the CISSP CBK.

NOTE: People without 5 years of experience can take the exam as a CISSP Associate, once 5 years of experience is accumulated and logged, they will then become a qualified CISSP.

Please note: the ISC² CISSP exam is not included in the course fee and needs to be booked directly on the ISC website. On completion of the exam you will be awarded Certified Information Systems Security Professional Status.


Course TitleLocationsCost
 Certified Information Systems security ProfessionalEdinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham & London£1950 + VAT

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