SECO-Institute’s Data Protection Foundation exam gives you the opportunity to become a foundation level certified professional.
It is the first step in your new career as a privacy professional with SECO-Institute’s international acclaimed Data Protection Foundation Certification.
SECO-Institute offers students the possibility to take their exams with the convenience of their preferred location and time.
Our system allows you to book and take exams in the comfort of your ideal study environment. Do you prefer your kitchen table, your home desk or your office? Would you rather take a test during office hours or at night? The choice is up to you!
No previous knowledge or experience is required.
What are the benefits of taking a Data Protection Foundation exam?
An S-DPDF certificate demonstrates that you truly understand how to handle personal data in a GDPR-compliant way. In today’s increasingly digitalised and privacy-aware society, this ability is highly valued by employers across every sector, from IT to banking and beyond. Due to the persistent labour market demand for GDPR-expertise, obtaining an S-PDPF title will provide you with tremendous opportunities for career advancement in any profession that involves personal data.
If you are considering a career in privacy & data protection, S-PDPF is the first step towards opening yourself to a constantly expanding range of data protection jobs.
If you are an IT or information security professional, S-PDPF may be your first milestone to success in one of the abundant IT and cybersecurity roles that require a working knowledge of the GDPR. A
If you work with personal data in any other field (such as healthcare, education, HR, marketing or sales), S-PDPF is your opportunity to give yourself a competitive advantage over your fellow professionals and improve your career prospects.