Subject Access Request Training Course

Subject Access Request Training Course2023-09-19T17:35:13+01:00

Public Course Dates

VirtualFrank Rankin03/Oct/23 09:30 £395Book

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If there are no available dates listed above, please register your interest and we will contact you once a date is available to book.

Course Overview

Through interaction and practical scenario work, this course will provide you with information to setup and manage a Subject Access Request (SAR) process. 

What you will learn from the course:

  • What is a Subject Access Request? 
  • How to deal with Subject Access Requests 
  • What information you need to provide 
  • What you can charge and why  
  • What an exemption is, why you can exempt and for what purpose. 
  • How to avoid a data breach through managing your requests 
  • Further guidance and templates to give you a head start once you leave the course  

The day will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Subject Access Request? 
  • GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018  
  • Receiving and recognising a SAR, including identity checks 
  • How to manage a SAR 
  • Timescales and process 
  • SARs made on behalf of the data subject 
  • Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests 
  • What information does the request apply to  
  • Deceased records and lack of capacity requests 
  • Search approach 
  • Automated decision-making including profiling 
  • Redaction and third-party data 
  • How should the information be provided? 
  • Exemptions and withholding information 
  • Request of removal or erasure of data 
  • Management and enforcement. 

Who should attend?

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

Suggested Follow on Courses

  • Redaction and Scrutiny
  • Records Management
  • Information Governance


Will I get a recognised qualification?2022-08-02T14:50:04+01:00

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive either 6, 12 or 15 CPD points for each course attended depending on the course.

The Certificate in Managing Data Protection Compliance is a qualification and is the second qualification of a suite of 3 data protection qualifications.

Do you offer any course discounts?2022-08-02T14:47:26+01:00

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.


What happens if the course is cancelled?2021-01-22T14:17:37+00:00

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.

See full terms and conditions.

When will I be advised of the venue location?2022-08-02T15:09:30+01:00

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.

Pre-Pay Option

Don’t know what courses you’ll need to book just yet? 

We offer a pre-pay option, where you can pay now and choose what courses to book later (within a year). This option is both cost efficient and speeds up the booking process. It’s really handy for large companies/organisations who have frequent training needs. 

Contact us for more information.

In-House Training

If you’re looking to book training for 6 or more people onto the same course, we are able to offer private in-house training – a cost efficient option. 

Contact us for more information.

What our clients said about the course

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.

Central Government

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

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