Data Protection Officers will be assessed across different areas such as academic qualifications, PDPA and GDPR training records, industry knowledge, privacy law knowledge and ethics. TÜV SÜD uses your academic records, work experience, and project write-up as the starting reference point for certification. Applicants need to meet the following pre-requisites to be considered for CDPO Certification.
| No.|| CDPO Pre-Requisite|
| 1||Minimum GCE “O” Level or above|
| 2||Completed the Singapore WSQ “Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act” training by an Accredited or Approved Training Provider with certificate issue, or equivalent|
Minimum two (2) years’ work experience with at least six (6) months of work experience as a Data Protection Officer
Minimum two (2) years’ work experience with at least one (1) year of Data Protection related work experience. This may include: e.g. Governance, Risk Control, Compliance, Information Security, Legal, etc”
Submit At least one (1) write-up on Data Protection project implementation
SGD 1,500.00.(with on-line training) OR
SGD 2,200 (with Instruction led classroom training)
The fee comprises the following
* Fees for stages not completed will be refunded within one month. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.
Renewal of certification after the initial award: SGD 800.00 per renewal
1. Appeal case – SGD 350.00
2. Special arrangement for examination – SGD 350.00
3. First retake for the exam is free, 2nd or subsequent retakes will be charged at SGD 100 (subject to applicable taxes, if any) per retake.
4. Special arrangement for interview – SGD 600.00
5. Penalty fee for not attending the exam and notification of less than 5 days in advance – SGD 100.00
* All fees quoted above are subject to applicable taxes, if any
Gain recognition – CDPO is a widely recognised certification programme for Data Protection Officers.
Gain market access – CDPO reflects an advanced level of knowledge and experience.
Continuously improving – CDPO provides a platform to exchange ideas and develop continually.
For enquires about CDPO, please contact our customer service at:
Tel : +65 6885 1638
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Having TÜV SÜD as your certification partner not only allows you, or your company to lean on our experience
but also lends your brand the distinction of the TÜV SÜD certification mark, a powerful demonstration of your commitment to your professional services.
TÜV SÜD is accredited by DAkkS and other European Accreditation Bodies under the European co-operation for
Accreditation Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA), and by ANAB (U.S.) and JAS-ANZ (Australia and New Zealand)
under the International Accreditation Forum (IAF-MLA).
TÜV SÜD PSB is also a Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) accredited, and a SPRING-recognised certification
body to certify the management consultants. This ensures that CDPO certification is conducted with the highest degree of professionalism and conformance to international and Singapore guidelines and standards.
Our international network of subsidiaries on every continent enables us to serve organisations worldwide. In addition, TÜV SÜD requires to follow a strict code of conduct that assures both you and your customers of our complete independence and professionalism.