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Topics Covered
  • Course aims and outcomes
  • The purpose and scope of the FOI
  • Information exempt from an FOI request
  • Making an FOI request
  • Dealing with an FOI request
  • Assessment

Freedom of Information and the Law

What is it?

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by public authorities. This training explains the purpose of the Act, the organisations that it applies to, who can to make data requests, how requests are made and how they are processed.

Who is it for?

This awareness training is primarily aimed at any individual who works a Public Authority or whose employer has dealings with a public authority. The training will also be useful to anyone requiring a general introduction to the Act as part of Information Handling training, for example it covers underpinning knowledge required by Care Certificate Standard 14 - Handling Information.

How does it benefit your organisation?

For employers, it is an easy way to ensure that all employees understand and comply with the essential principles of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. An administrator can quickly and easily see who has accessed and passed the course, even in multi-site businesses. In the case of a total loss situation, all records and certificates are kept on our secure servers and on the cloud and can be accessed remotely.

Where can the course be taken?

The online training course is designed to fit around your business. Anyone can access the course at any time from a PC, laptop or tablet.

How long does it take?

Typically the course takes 40 minutes, including the final assessment. You can revisit any of the topics and retake the assessment as many times as necessary.

When do I get my certificate?

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

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