Take your career to the next level with the world's most widely recognized privacy management technology certification.
OneTrust Certification Program
The OneTrust Certification Program is the most widely-recognized privacy certification training and offers courses for the successful implementation and maintenance of the OneTrust privacy, security, and data governance platform.
Start your journey with the OneTrust Professional course to learn the foundational elements of the OneTrust platform. Then, explore the Expert courses to dive deep into a specific OneTrust module. Complete all 8 courses and pass certification exams to achieve the elite OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology designation.
We completed the OneTrust Certification Training & Exam as part of Santander UK’s GDPR programme to onboard OneTrust as a strategic partner.
Darren our fantastic trainer, covered each module with humour and enthusiasm and kept everyone engaged throughout the day, at a steady pace ensuring everyone was able to follow and gain a deep understanding. I would highly recommend completing this training workshop as it gives invaluable insights into the OneTrust tool and GDPR regulation as a whole.
Alexander Randall Sanchez Nazarian
How to Get Certified
Earn your OneTrust Certification in 3 easy steps. Start by selecting the exam that best fits your needs and level of experience. Next, take a course online or attend our 1-day training course led by our product training and privacy experts in preparation to take your exam within 30 days.
1. Choose Your Course
2. Attend a Class (Online or In-Person)
3. Pass Your Exam
Choose Your Exam
OneTrust Professional Certification
Foundational Product Training
The OneTrust Professional Certification is designed for those seeking to successfully implement and use the full OneTrust platform. It includes a two half-day courses covering 7 modules – Assessment Automation, Data Subject Requests, Vendor Management, Data Mapping, Cookies, Consent, and Incident Management – and is designed to give privacy professional hands-on experience working on the OneTrust privacy management tools. Upon completion of the course, participants can obtain their OneTrust Professional Certification by passing a 90-minute exam.
Our professional certifications helps companies and consultants effectively establish and maintain compliance through the use of OneTrust tools and best practices. The course also equips privacy professionals with the necessary credentials to demonstrate knowledge of global privacy laws, including GDPR, CCPA, and the ePrivacy Directive.
OneTrust Professional Certification courses are currently available only online.
The OneTrust Expert Certification is designed for those who have already completed the OneTrust Professional Certification and want to deepen their understanding of OneTrust modules. Similar to the Professional Exam, the Expert Exam includes a half-day course for Professionals with significant experience as a OneTrust administrator and a desire to master OneTrust’s advanced capabilities and features. This course provides participants with an in-depth look at the intricate functionalities of the tool, allowing participants to become experts in one or more OneTrust module, including Assessment Automation, Data Subject Requests, Vendor Management, GRC, Targeted Data Discovery, Data Mapping, Cookies and Consent.
OneTrust Expert Certification courses are currently available only online.
Elite Certification for Privacy Technology Management
Take your OneTrust certification journey to the next level and unlock the elite OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology certification. This designation is available only to professionals who have completed all OneTrust Certification course programs and exams. Professionals must also have at least one year of demonstrated privacy operations experience and/or earned an IAPP CIPP, CIPM, or CIPT to be eligible for the OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology.
Leverage our Professional Certification program to:
Provide a comprehensive privacy management program to clients
Use one centralized platform to manage multiple clients’ privacy projects
Operationalize privacy impact assessments (PIAs) and data inventories
Conduct an unlimited number of short-term client engagement at no cost.
Reach out to the OneTrust Partner Team to learn how you can get a OneTrust Training Consultant to your office to deliver a private, virtual training.
OneTrust Certification Renewal
The OneTrust platform is constantly evolving with the latest enhancements, and as such, any OneTrust certification is valid for one year. To renew your OneTrust certification, there is no need to re-attend class. You only need to pass the latest version of your certification exam. Exam renewals are sent to certified individuals automatically as their one-year expiration date gets closer.
The 90 minute exam is available to take online at your convenience following the training program. Earning this certification ensures you have a general understanding of the privacy regulations, course information and the OneTrust platform.
50 questions | 90 minutes | Open Note
Regulatory environment, privacy best practices, and OneTrust functionality
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be an environment to complete exercises and work with the tool provide during the training?
A training environment is created to duplicate the experience of the OneTrust tool and has been populated with dummy data that we will be able to use.
How long will I have access to the training environment?
You will have access to the training environment until the end of the day of class.
Will I receive some type of course completion/certification at the end of the course?
After completion of the course, you will have 30 days to take the Certification Exam. Once you pass the OneTrust Certification Exam you will receive a Certificate and be issued a digital badge.
What do I need to bring to the training?
Please bring a WIFI compatible laptop or device with a charging cord. This is to ensure you can fully participate in all our hands-on exercises.
How long will my certification be valid?
1 year. In 1 year you will get an email with a link to a new exam when it’s time to renew.
How long is the OneTrust Professional Certification training?
In-person training is a full day 8 hour course. Virtual events are hosted online over two half-days.
After attending the course, how long will I have to take the exam?
What if I don’t pass the exam?
You have 2 attempts to take and pass the exam.
What is covered in the course?
The day-long course is a high-level overview of each one of our modules and how the OneTrust tool can help demonstrate compliance with GDPR and CCPA.
How do I prepare for the exam?
Using the handbook you received and any notes you may have taken, you should be able to successfully complete the exam.
How do I become a OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology?
After you complete all 10 courses and pass course exams, a member of the OneTrust Training team will reach out with more information. If you believe you qualify, email [email protected]
How do I get my OneTrust Fellow Trophy?
All Fellows are eligible to receive a trophy to celebrate their accomplishment. The option to opt-in to a trophy will be included in the email you receive from the OneTrust Training team mentioned in the question above.
Can I share my Certification on social meda?
Yes! We'd love for you to share this accomplishment with your network. Tag us @OneTrust so we can celebrate with you!
How do I get a OneTrust Certification Badge by Acclaim?
Once you earn a certification, you will receive an email from [email protected] with a link to set up your Acclaim account and accept your new badge. To make sure you receive your badge notification email, and that it doesn't wind up in your spam folder, add [email protected] as a Contact or Safe Sender in your email settings.
How long after earning a certification will I be issued a badge?
Badges are issued once per week. Please allow up to five (5) business days after earning a certification to receive the email to accept your badge.
My information on my badge is incomplete or needs to be corrected. What do I do?
If you need your information updated on either the OneTrust University or Acclaim (badging tool) platforms, please reach out to [email protected] for assistance.
How do I get updated OneTrust certificates with the new badge designs?
New certificate designs will be released alongside digital badges. When you are issued a new badge, your certificate will also be updated to the new design in OneTrust University. Log into your OneTrust University account to download an updated certificate.
What is Acclaim?
Acclaim is a badging platform by Credly. Credly is leading the digital credential movement, making talent more visible and opportunity more accessible. To learn more about the Acclaim badging platform and for tips on how to share your badge in your email, on social media, etc., please visit https://support.youracclaim.com