Freedom of Information Practitioners Course - FOI

Technology School
Business, Technology
1 day
Multiple locations

About this course

Through lectures, exercises and discussions, you will build an understanding of the process of handling and responding to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. 

What you will learn

You will develop an understanding of:
  • the key provisions of the FOI Act
  • how to handle requests for information with consideration of the cost limit
  • when and how exemptions should be applied
  • how to conduct a Public Interest Test (PIT)
  • where to seek further guidance and information

How will this course help my career?

You will learn how to respond appropriately and in a timely manner to FOI requests in the workplace, a key development to support the needs of your business.

Before you attend

You will be required to complete some pre-reading prior to attending this course, which will be detailed in your joining instructions.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants

How will I learn?