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Freedom of Information FOI Training: All you need to know

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Freedom of Information training covering all you need to know about FOI.

New to Freedom of Information (FOI) and not sure how to manage requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000? Want to understand what the purpose of freedom of information act is or who does the freedom of information act apply to? Or are you looking at raising the profile of the freedom of information process in your place of work? Then this one day Freedom of Information FOI training course is the right one for you. 


Freedom of Information Training Course Overview

This one day course will help you understand, what is the freedom of information act 2000, the purpose of freedom of information act, who does the freedom of information act apply to, what is a freedom of information request and how to manage requests efficiently, logging requests and how to respond to the them.

Following on by freedom of information act exemptions and how to identifying and apply them. The process around internal reviews, tribunal cases and appeals.

At the end of the course you will have a Freedom of information act 2000 summary to support the development of policies and process. How to improve processes and have good working relationships with colleagues. Consequences of breaching the freedom of information act 2000.


FOI Course Programme

9.15 - 9:30Coffee and Registration
9.30 - 10:00Welcome Aims & Objectives
10.00 - 11:00Intro & History The FOI Act and Other legislation, Codes of Practice and Publication Scheme, Policies and Procedures.
11.00 - 12:00Training and making staff aware for FOI. What does a request look like? Logging a request and clarification. Where is the information requested?
12.00 - 13:00Freedom of Information act exemptions and how to apply them. Public Interest test what is it? Is there a cost and working it out? Collating, reviewing and replying to the request. Consequences of breaching the freedom of information act 2000
13.00 - 13:30Lunch
14.00 - 16:00Carrying out internal review - who does it? Learning from Decision notices. Tribunal and Appeals
16:00 - 16:30Summary and close
FOI Training Course Dates

London 29th January 2020Places Available
  Cost                   £375 + VAT per delegate

Want to know more about our Trainers?

Our Trainers are amazing, between us we have over 100 years of experience working in information Governance.

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Leadership Through Data provide bespoke training courses that are custom made to your needs. Bespoke courses provide an exclusive learning and development opportunity which is cost effective.

If you did not find the course you are looking please contact us and we can discuss and design the right course for you. For a no obligation quote, email or call 07931566007 or 01206 807267

All prices include the attendance of 15 delegates, a course workbook, additional reading, slide handouts, an LTD delegate folder, a pen and a CPD certificate. If booked in advance, we offer a 4 week after care package.




Q & A

When will I be advised of the venue location?

Exact location are sent out via email, two weeks before the course, we would therefore advise you not to book accommodation until the venue is confirmed.


What happens if the course is cancelled?

We will always offer you another course date, to ensure you don’t miss out however, if you are unable to attend further dates, we will offer you a refund. See full terms and conditions.


Do you offer any course discounts?

Yes we offer a 10% discount if you book multiple people from the same organisation, at the same time.

Will I get a recognised qualification?

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive 6 CPD points for each course attended.