Your Canadian Official IAPP Training Partner

Whether you’re looking to take the next step in your career or you want to get your team up to speed with the latest privacy knowledge, our IAPP certified courses can give you the abilities to start taking over your organization’s own privacy program.

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Which certification is right for me?

CIPP/C

The global standard for the go-to person for Canadian privacy laws, regulations and frameworks

CIPM

The first and only privacy certification for professionals who manage day-to-day operations

CIPP/E

The global standard for the go-to person for European privacy laws, regulations and frameworks​

CIPP/US

The global standard for the go-to person for US privacy laws, regulations and frameworks​

CIPT

The industry benchmark for IT professionals worldwide to validate their knowledge of privacy requirements

Upcoming Live Training Sessions

Our live training sessions are hosted in person or online with Zoom/Teams. These sessions are highly interactive and are lead by one of our Senior Privacy Consultants who have spent decades working in privacy. There are plenty of opportunities to engage and ask questions to ensure you have the best chance of passing the exam.

Self-Paced Online Training Sessions

Learn at your own pace with the IAPP’s on-demand training for privacy certifications. Each certification includes over 8 hours of video content + quizzes, textbook, sample exam questions, and an exam voucher ($800 in value).

Custom Training Sessions

If you are looking to get multiple people on your team trained on one or more certifications, reach out to us to discuss our custom training sessions. We can offer options of online live team training or we can come on site to your organization to provide a structured 2-day session. Reach out to us if you would like to have more details or reserve your session today. Custom sessions are available for the CIPP/C, CIPM, CIPP/E, and CIPT certifications.

FAQs

Training courses are appropriate for professionals who want to develop their privacy knowledge as well as those seeking an in-depth exploration of major topics included on a certification exam. 

Training courses alone are NOT sufficient for people seeking pure “test prep.” Rather, they are detailed, informative, interactive opportunities to learn about critical privacy concepts that are also integral to the exam. Both the training and the exam are based on the same body of knowledge.

Training courses cover an outline of critical topics that privacy pros in a given sector or jurisdiction need to know to do their jobs. We call this outline a body of knowledge, and it serves as the basis for both IAPP trainings and IAPP certification exams. (Find the bodies of knowledge here.)

The IAPP’s training courses are the best certification training available. But they’re not the only thing you should do to prepare. In fact, test-takers are more likely to pass an exam if they also:

    • Review the body of knowledge, exam blueprint and authoritative resources (found here)
    • Read the textbook (included with training or available for purchase here)
    • Review sample questions (included with training or available for purchase here)
    • Review industry resources, such as key pieces of legislation, news and IAPP publications and blog posts

We recommend you study, using a variety of tools and resources, for a minimum of 20 to 30 hours before taking an exam.


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