Knowledge and Information Management Practitioner-Module 1 - KIM Mod1

Technology School
Business, Technology
3 days

About this course

The Knowledge Information  and Management (KIM) Pathway is a series of modules designed and created by Information Capability for personnel in information professional roles. Through (virtually) guided online learning and assessments, the KIM Pathway teaches you the basic knowledge and skills required for Information professionals (OR2 to SO3 and CS equivalents) working at a practitioner level. 

Module 1 follows completion of the self-enrolled Module 0 and is the first instructor-led module in the KIM Pathway. It is roughly equivalent to the former ISA course.

To continue on the KIM Pathway, you should have successfully completed Module 0.

(NB: If you have completed the ISA or ISO course at the Defence Academy in the last two years you may be exempt from having to complete KIM Pathway Modules 0, 1 or 2. If you feel this may apply to you then please contact the course administrator via the 'ask about this course' link at the of this page).

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • an understanding of the foundation knowledge, skills and behaviours of an Information professional
  • an awareness of how to produce an effective file plan for an organisation
  • an understanding of how to maintain a modern SharePoint Online (SPOL) site, and the use of workflows and Infopath to improve Collaborative Working.
  • an understanding of how to produce a TeamSite on SPOL using lists, calendars, pictures, and MOD document libraries
  • an understanding of MOD Record Management and QARS (Quest Active Role Server)

How will this course help my career?

Information professionals typically work within the iHub and are responsible for information administration activities. They are, therefore, essential contributors to effective information management. On Module 1 of the KIM Pathway you will learn significant transferable skills and knowledge such as: 
  • Maintenance of a modern Share Point Online (SPOL) site to effectively and efficiently manage a team's information online, including the use of Workflows and Infopath.
  • Use of QARS as a permissions tool on SPOL.
  • Building a TeamSite on SPOL.
  • The legislation and regulation frameworks governing Information and records in the MOD. 
  • Effective Record Management in line with government policy.

Security and restrictions

Applicants must work in an iHub or similar.

Before you attend

Before you attempt Module 1, you are required to complete Module 0. 

Can I attend this course?

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

How will I learn?

Classroom, Online

How will you be assessed?

There are formative questions throughout the module to check understanding and an online assessment at the end of the module. You are required to pass the summative assessments to move onto further modules along the KIM Pathway.

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