Data Protection Apprentice DWF LAW LLP

The Data Protection and Information Governance Apprentice is a varied role supporting the Data Protection Manager. You will work with the Data Protection Manager in duties that support the delivery of compliance with data protection laws and regulations across the Firm.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We're proud to be a Real Living Wage employer.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Hybrid working from our Manchester office and Home.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work with the Data Protection Manager dealing with all aspects of data protection governance and compliance
  • Supporting on the implementation of measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data use, in compliance with the UK GDPR and relevant national legislation, including developing templates for data collection and assisting on data mapping and records and data processing
  • Monitor internal compliance, inform and advise on data protection obligations, act as a contact point for data subjects and the Information Commissioner

The training you will be getting

  • Apprenticeship training will be provided by our partners at Damar Training on the Data Protection and Information Governance Practitioner Apprenticeship (Level 4) course

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • DWF wish to retain succesful Apprentices and promote within thier teams

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5 and Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 and Above) Essential

About the employer

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services. We listen to our clients and there is a growing desire for legal and business services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So, we've built our business and designed our range of services on this principle. We have three offerings – Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. Delivered through our global teams across eight core sectors, our Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients without compromising on quality or service.




1 Scott Place

2 Hardman Street


M3 3AA

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Data protection and information governance practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 May 2024