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Course Overview

In today’s data-intensive economies, vast amounts of personal data are collected, used and processed. Organisations in Singapore are required to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) when they collect, use and disclose personal data.

This course will equip participants with an overview and understanding of the key legal and regulatory requirements of the PDPAand help them support their organisation’s compliance with the PDPA.

This course is suitable for Data Protection Officers (DPOs), compliance managers, human resource, IT, admin, sales and business development executives/managers who need to be involved in data protection matters.

Application/Entry Requirement

Participants are assumed to be able to:


  • Understand relevant organisational strategies, objectives, culture, policies, processes and products / services; 
  • Have information gathering skills to gather and collate necessary data; 
  • Have analytical skills to assess policies and procedures; 
  • Have business writing skills to prepare management report; 
  • Have interpersonal and communication skills to interact with relevant stakeholders; 
  • Have facilitation skills to ask the right questions to elicit necessary information; and 
  • Be aware of compliance requirements of organisation. 

Who Should Attend

Data Protection Officers, compliance managers, human resource managers, admin managers, IT, sales and other managers who are involved in data protection matters. 

What You'll Learn

The course will train participants to identify key legislative and regulatory requirements under the PDPA including the 9 key obligations under the PDPA, the provisions relating to “Do Not Call”. The role of the Data Protection Officer will also be discussed, as well as learning how to manage data breaches through a case study. 



Participants will be awarded the Statement of Attainment for BM WSQ: Facilitate Compliance with Legislative and Regulatory Requirements upon successful completion of the course. 

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

12 & 13 October 2020

9 AM – 6 PM

(Registration starts at 8.45am)

13 September 2020

2 days


12 & 13 November 2020

9 AM – 6 PM

(Registration starts at 8.45am)

14 October 2020

2 days


10 & 11 December 2020

9 AM – 6 PM

(Registration starts at 8.45am)

12 November 2020

2 days


Application Procedures 

Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.


Steps to follow in your application: 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select WAA and course commencement date. 
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 
Step 4 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$481.50
Singapore Citizen aged below 40 / Singapore Permanent Residents  S$256.50
Singapore Citizen aged 40 & above / SME-Company sponsored Singapore Citizens
& Singapore Permanent Residents 

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:




Please note that participants should achieve at least 75% of attendance and sit for the assessment at the end of the course. Participants who fail to meet the requirements will be withdrawn from their funding eligibility and participant/company sponsor will be requested to make payment for the difference in the course fee, which is the funded amount.

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  • Monday - Thursday: 8.30am to 6.00pm
    Friday: 8.30am to 5.30pm
    Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/sii
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    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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