CPD Protection of Personal Information Act 21_22



CPD Category: Online program

COB Category: All Classes of Business

Accreditation valid until: June 2022

CPD Points allocated:  5.0 hours | points on completion and pass of assessment

Approval number: EVT-20210621-0034

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Time allotted for course

The course consists of 4 topics with an assessment that needs to be completed. The time allotted for each aspect is as follows:


Topic number Title Word count Level Time allotted
Topic 1 Introduction to the POPI Act 1 681 Entry level 40 minutes
Topic 2 Data collection conditions 2 844 Entry level 70 minutes
Topic 3 Other stipulations 3 500 Entry level 85 minutes
Topic 4 Enforcement 2 511 Entry level 60 minutes
  Assessment     45 minutes


      Total time 5.0 hours





Assessment and certification

After completion of the workshop, the learner must complete an electronic assessment of the learning management system.

  • Form of assessment: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of questions: 15 questions
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Competency mark: 60%



Upon obtaining a competency mark of 60% the learner will receive a certificate of completion. The learner will be afforded an opportunity to re-do the workshop should a competency mark not be attained.