The Protection of Information Act (POPIA) and the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) both require the appointment of an an Information Officer and where applicable, to appoint one or more Deputy Information Officers.
The Information Officer and Deputy Information Officer roles are essential for ensuring that compliance is established, monitored and maintained on an ongoing basis. It is therefore essential that the responsibilities of these roles are understood by officers fulfilling these roles.
The Information Officer Training Workshop is aimed at enabling Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers and members of privacy and data protection teams to obtain a clear understanding of the duties of the Information Officer as stated in POPIA, PAIA and associated Regulations and the Guidance Note on Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers.
What are the Workshop Objectives?
To provide a clear understanding of the duties of the Information Officer as stated in POPIA, PAIA and associated Regulations and the Guidance Note on Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers
What does the workshop include?
The workshop consists of the items shown below:
Who should attend this workshop?
Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers and members of privacy and data protection teams should attend this workshop.
What is the duration of the workshop?
The workshop has a duration of 7 hours. It is normally scheduled to take place between 09:00 and 16:00.
How is the workshop delivered?
The workshop is delivered as a virtual workshop using Zoom or Microsoft Teams or in person for in-organisation delivery.
Who facilitates the workshop?
The Information Officer Training Workshop is facilitated by Dr Peter Tobin and John Cato both of whom have privacy and data protection certifications as well as well in depth experience in this field.
Will I receive a certificate for the workshop?
An e-certificate of attendance will be provided for each delegate who completes the workshop.
What are the workshop costs?
Workshop costs are R 2,995.00 plus VAT per delegate. Second and subsequent bookings from the same organisation for the same delivery dates are at R 2,500.00 plus VAT per delegate).
When are the workshops held?
Workshops are held once a month or more frequently if there is sufficient demand.
Information Officer Training Workshop workshop date for the next workshop is:
Request for Quotation
If you would like to request a quotation for an Information Officer Training Workshop, please click on the link below and we will send a quotation to you.
How can I pay online and make a booking for the workshop?
Bookings can also be made online and payments can be made via our POPI Solutions store. Please click here to book your place on the workshop scheduled for 24 November 2023.
We run other POPIA and PAIA training workshop and course to cater for a variety of needs. Please click here to visit our POPI Act Training page for information.
Please contact us if you require any additional information about our training.