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 Online Privacy Training for Staff

(for Online Privacy Training for Privacy Officers & Managers, click here)

 

Description

This online course provides privacy training for staff whose tasks involve the handling of personal information.

The course equips workers with a detailed awareness of privacy, key obligations under the Commonwealth Privacy Act's Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and core areas of risk relevant to their day-to-day work functions. It uses real-life case studies to demonstrate privacy issues in practice and quizzes to enable users to apply principles learned in practical scenarios.

The course, delivered through state-of-the-art e-training software, is designed to ensure a high level of user engagement through graphics and interactivity balanced with a focus on delivering high quality content. It contains an e-trainer to guide users through the course, case studies explained through characterised cartoons and interactive quizzes (eg drag and drop, word bank and true/false.

The course contains a graded assessment (multiple-choice questions) at the end. Users who successfully complete the assessment are issued a Certificate of Completion. Reports on user assessment scores are available to training managers.

The course equips participants with a detailed understanding of:

 •  privacy and the need to protect personal information;
 •  key requirements under the APPs and how they apply in practice; and
 •  areas of risk in day-to-day work functions.

Author

Jeremy Douglas-Stewart has been Principal Consultant at Privacy Law Consulting Australia since 2003. Jeremy was a member of the Federal Privacy Commissioner's Consultative Group during her review of the Privacy Act in 2004-05 and of the Australian Law Reform Commission's Privacy Principles Roundtable in 2007. Jeremy is author of the Australian Privacy Law Handbook, a national privacy law loose-leaf reporting service.

Course outline
1-Introduction
     Privacy Act
     Good privacy practice
     Role of staff
     Why is privacy important?
     Personal information
     Sensitive & health information

2-Australian Privacy Principles
     Collection
          Information must be necessary
          Sensitive information
          Collection must be fair
          Third parties
          Privacy notices
     Use & disclosure
          Primary purpose of collection
          Secondary purposes
               Consent
               Related use within expectations
               Authorised by law
          Key risks
               Unauthorised staff access
               Unauthorised disclosures outside of work
     Data accuracy
     Data security
          Protecting information against misuse and loss
          Key risks
               Electronic documents
               Portable storage devices
               Unauthorised staff access
               Other
          Data security policies
          Document disposal and destruction
     Privacy policy  

Duration

1.5 hours

Cost - Cost depends on the number of users. For examples, see the product webpage.  Please request a quote specifying the number of users    


HOW TO REGISTER

1. Order online 

2. Download & fax form to 08 8180 1880

 

Testimonials

Most of our staff have commented that the training program is easy to read and understand and the content is relevant and it is one of the best training programs they have used.

- HR Officer, MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRARY, OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Excellent quality.

Score: 10/10.

- Helen, INJURYNET

It was great! We are getting some great feedback about it!

- Jenelyn, CANCER COUNCIL QLD

Well rounded information suitable for all employees.

Score: 10/10.

- Sarah, GOLDFIELDS MIDWEST MEDICARE LOCAL

Very worthwhile course to complete.

Score: 10/10.

- Eleanor, SALVATION ARMY

Well presented and easy to follow.

Score: 10/10

- Kate, MILANG OLD SCHOOL HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE


Previous attendees (samples)

Health 

Goldfields-Midwest Medicare Local

Insurance 

Health Care Insurance

Charity 

Salvation Army

Not-For-Profit 

Cancer Council QLD

Professional Association 

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Aged care 

Miland & District Community Association

Government 

Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House