Are you looking to take a step into Freedom of Information (FOI)? Do you want to gain a basic understanding of the Freedom of Information Act? Join DPAS for this one-day course, giving you the basics of FOIA.
You’ll learn how to demonstrate a basic level of application and knowledge of the Act, and how to respond to FOI requests. It’s ideal for those wanting to enhance their knowledge of FOI within their organisation, at a level that gives you an understanding of the FOI Act, and apply it to your work. You’ll also learn how specific exemptions might apply to FOI requests, as well as the legal and regulatory frameworks that govern it. Completing this course will give those with no prior training or experience the knowledge to go on and complete the BCS Practitioner Certificate in FOI.