Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles

Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles

The Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles comprises of six modules covering data protection principles in Asian countries and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with application on Asia, and data protection framework and standards.

Participants will be awarded the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles upon completing the following six (6) modules, totalling twelve (12) full days of training. 

Click on the module titles for more details:

  1. Data Protection in Asia Part 1 - Singapore, Hong Kong, India (2 days)
  2. Data Protection in Asia Part 2 - Philippines, Malaysia (2 days)
  3. Data Protection in Asia Part 3 - Indonesia, Thailand, Rest of the World (2 days)
  4. Data Protection in Asia Part 4 - Taiwan, China (2 days)
  5. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Application on Asia (2 days)
  6. Data Protection Framework and Standards, ISO 29100, Nymity Accountability and APEC Privacy Framework (2 days)


All employees who need to have an understanding of data protection and legal requirements in Asia. More specific the following roles could be interested: Data Protection Officers, Privacy Officers, Legal Officers/Compliance Officers, Security Officer, Business Continuity Managers or personnel with regional oversight data protection responsibilities.


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation.


Participants who complete the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles and the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Operational Excellence will be awarded an Advanced Diploma.


1) SkillsFuture Series

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

2) SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)

Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above.

3) Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents.

4) Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS)

Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

5) SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to $500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

6) Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.


For more information on course details, do write to us at or call us at 6589 8949 / 6850 5462.