This course has been developed to equip those who are involved in data protection activities with practical data governance and data protection knowledge, skills and to utilise risk-based tools to establish a robust data protection framework for their organisation.. The course will bring participants through the stages from reviewing and taking stock of the personal data their organisation handles, assessing the risks involved, to developing data protection policies, processes and data governance structures for their organisation.
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Participation issued by Temasek Polytechnic. With this certificate of participation, you are eligible to take a computer-based examination to obtain the Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore). This certificate is co-issued by the PDPC and the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Please note that the examination needs to be taken within 6 months from date of course completion at designated test centres. An examination fee of $53.50 (including GST) applies.
Why Temasek Polytechnic?
An advantage of attending this course at Temasek Polytechnic is that you will have continued access to the instructor and support group after this course whether for preparation of the examination or data protection programme implementation at your organisation.
Data Protection Officers, Privacy or Legal Counsels, Compliance Officers, Lawyers, Human Resource Executives, IT Executives and Administration Executives
Participants should have preferably completed the two-day “WSQ Fundamentals of the PDPA” course or possess relevant work experience in Data Protection. Please click here for further details.
|Dates:||Course Date||Application Closing Date|
|25 & 26 June 2020 (Full)||28 May 2020|
|23 & 24 July 2020 (Limited slots left)||25 June 2020|
|25 & 26 August 2020||27 July 2020|
|22 & 23 September 2020||25 August 2020|
|21 & 22 October 2020||23 September 2020|
|19 & 20 November 2020||21 October 2020|
|17 & 18 December 2020||18 November 2020|
9am to 6pm
Fee per participant (with GST):
Full Course Fees : $834.60
Nett Course Fee : $250.38
(70% subsidy for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents)
Nett Course Fee : $94.38
(90% subsidy for Singaporeans under SkillsFuture
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 or SME-Sponsored Singaporeans and Singapore PRs2)
A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate. For participants who have completed this preparatory course, they will need to register and make payment separately to take a computer-based examination with PDPC’s appointed examination provider. Upon passing the exam, they will be issued with the Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore)
Temasek Polytechnic-Security Industry Institute reserves the right to alter the course, modify the course fees, amend any other information or cancel classes with low enrolment.
1 For Singaporeans aged 40 years and above.
Wong Kar Hong, Chief Consulting Director,
Young Technology Consulting Pte Ltd
Kar Hong has 30 years of experience in Operations and Information Technology (IT), from Geographic Information System (GIS), Hotel technology Management to IT Governance and Data Protection.
He was a National Computer Board (NCB) scholar and started his career with NCB in Geographic Information System (GIS). He then joined Ericsson China as IT manager and Ericsson Asia Pacific as regional SAP project manager. He was IT Director for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) China for 6 years. Upon returning to Singapore, he was appointed the IT Governance Director for NOL. Subsequently, he was appointed Group Operations Director for FCS System, a company that supplies software to the hotel industry with about 2000 hotel customers in Asia.
He has also taught as adjunct lecturer at NUS (Chinese EMBA), Korea Yonsei University (EMBA), Singapore Institute of Technology, and IHG Academy for General Managers.
Kar Hong has a MSc in Bioinformatics (Nanyang Technology University) and a MSc in Management of Technology (National University of Singapore). He was awarded a National Computer Board scholarship to study computer science, economics, and mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and has a Practitioner Certificate in PDPA (Singapore).
Submit on-line application via:
(Please select Course Code: WJ5)
Eligible WTS applicants are to email their supporting document(s) to SIIEvents@tp.edu.sg in order to enjoy SSG’s subsidy.
This course is eligible for payment by SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA.
Security Industry Institute
21 Tampines Avenue 1
East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
8.30 am to 6.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.