Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)


Training Organisation Name: Lloyd McGill Pte Ltd
Course Title: Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
Date: 15th – 17th November 2021;   8th – 10th December 2021
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Venue: 10 Ubi Crescent, #04-52 Ubi Techpark (Lobby C), Singapore 408564
Course Code: TGS-2021003185
Course Fee: $749.00 (Funding available)



The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) was passed by the Parliament to protect individual’s data from misuse and it came into full force by 2 July 2014. All organisations that handle personal information are required to comply with the Act. Each organisation, including sole proprietor, will have to designate at least one person as Data Protection Officer (DPO), to be responsible for developing and implementing personal data policies.

This 3-day course will equip the DPO or anyone whose responsibilities involved data protection with practical knowledge and skills in developing appropriate internal processes to achieve full compliance of PDPA. Such knowledge and skills are vital in implementing the essential processes to comply with the Act.


Course Objectives 

The course will provide students a good overview and understanding of the PDPA and how it may be applied to the organisations for compliance. Areas covered in the training include key legislative and regulatory requirements of PDPA and how students can help ensure compliance and alignment with PDPA, as well as prepares management report for follow-up.


Who should attend?

This course is suitable for Compliance Manager or Data Protection Officers (DPOs) and Human Resource, Admin, IT Personnel, Sales and Business Development Executive/ Managers who need to be involved in data protection matters.


Course Outlines: 

  • Introduction to Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
  • Roles of Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Develop a Process for Handling Complaints Relating to Data Protection 
  • Typical Complaint Handling Process
  • Considerations when Developing Process for Handling Complaints
  • Data Protection Provisions and Do Not Call Provisions
  • Create an Organisation’s Data Inventory Map (DIM) and Identify Possible Areas of Non-Compliance
  • Training and Communications to Staff
  • Objectives and Outcomes of Staff Training and Communications
  • Considerations when Developing a Training and Communications Plan
  • Managing Data Breaches
  • PDPA Assessment Tool for Organisations (PATO) and Data Protection notice Generator (DPNG)


Price and Baseline Funding: 

Singapore Citizen / PRs SMEs / Singapore Citizens more than 40 years WTS
Full fee  $749.00 (inclusive of 7% GST) 
Training grant  S$ 350 S$ 630 S$ 665
Amount after training grant   S$ 399 S$ $119 S$ 84


Note: Employers of company sponsored employees must apply via the SkillsConnect system to obtain training grant for course fees and funding for absentee payroll. You must submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date.  


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Participant who meet the 75% attendance and passed all the assessments required by the course will be awarded with Statement of Attainment from SkillsFuture Singapore (ICT-CGP-3020-1.1 Data Protection Management-3)  


    Participant Details:-

    1. For course registration, please complete and submit the form above.

    1. Course fee is inclusive of GST (Goods and Services Tax).
    2. Kindly issue cheque payable to “Lloyd McGill Pte Ltd” and together with your application form to 10 Ubi Crescent, #03-66 Ubi Techpark, Singapore 408564.
    3. Payment must be made to Lloyd McGill before course commencement.

    *SMEs are eligible for 90% subsidies for the course fee (before GST) by WDA (Only applies to Singaporean / PR participants). Non- SMEs are eligible 50% reimbursement from WDA. Registration and approval of a SkillConnect account with WDA is required to claim.

    1. Lloyd McGill reserves the right to change the venue, cancel or re-schedule the class due to unforeseen circumstances.
    2. In the event of cancellation by the participant, the following charges apply:
    a. 2 weeks before commencement : 50% of course fee
    b. 1 week before commencement : 100% of course fee
    3. Replacement of participant is allowed if the written notice is given before 5 working days of the course commencement date.

    Examination and Assessment, when applicable
    1. Trainee is advised to be punctual on the day of training, examination and assessment. Late comers may be barred from taking the examination / assessment.
    2. If trainee is found cheating, Lloyd McGill will reserve the rights to take necessary action including accessing them as “Not-Yet-Competent”.
    3. If trainee fails the examination / assessment and wished to appeal, trainee has to submit appeal form and additional fees will be charged.
    4. If trainee would like to re-assessment, an additional fee of will be charged.

    Statement of Attainment (SOA)
    1. SOA issuance is via SSG electronic certificate system only.
    Trainee assessed as “Competent” will receive SMS/email notification.
    2. For SOA, trainee is download and print using SingPass ID and password at about 3 weeks from assessment date.

    Intellectual Property (IP)
    1. The contents and material provided in as part of the course are the IP of Lloyd McGill and/or its partners, consultant, trainers and guest speakers. Applicant may not be disseminated or reproduced in any format.

    Photography and Video Recording
    1. Lloyd McGill may take photographs and video recording during the class for the use in marketing collaterals and other publicity purposes. Your presence in this training will be deemed as your concern to being photographed for our publicity.

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