Freedom of Information Act Course Online

Freedom of Information Act

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Freedom of Information Act

Overview

This course provides an overview of the Freedom of Information Act and explains the legal duties when handling, processing and responding to requests for information.

Audience

This course is intended for everyone who:

  • Anyone who works with or can access / view personal, confidential and / or sensitive information
  • Anyone of works for / with an organisation
  • Anyone who works / deals with the general public

    About this course

    The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

    Objectives

    In this course you will: 

  • Know the principles and purpose of the Freedom of Information Act
  • Learn about the key terminology associated with the Act
  • Know what a Freedom of Information Request is
  • Learn what information can be requested, and what information is exempt
  • Understand how and why an information request decision can be challenged

    Content

    Here are a few of the topics covered in this course:

    What is freedom of information?  | What is the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act?  | The four principles | What is a ‘public authority’?  | Who is not covered by the Act?  | What is meant by ‘information’?  | Information supplied by the public | What is meant by ‘held’?  | How is information made available to people?  | What is a Freedom of Information request?  | Request requirements | The right to request information | Should all requests be treated formally?  | Ignoring a request | Requested Information that can be legitimately exempted | Other reasons to refuse a FOI request  | Charges and fees  | Freedom of Information and Data Protection  | Freedom of Information and Copyright Law  | Disputes and complaints

  • On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

    Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Freedom of Information Act Certificate

    Freedom of Information Act Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

    Professional Membership

    On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

    Stonebridge

    On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

    Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

    Freedom of Information Act

    Overview

    This course provides an overview of the Freedom of Information Act and explains the legal duties when handling, processing and responding to requests for information.

    Audience

    This course is intended for everyone who:

  • Anyone who works with or can access / view personal, confidential and / or sensitive information
  • Anyone of works for / with an organisation
  • Anyone who works / deals with the general public

    About this course

    The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.

    Objectives

    In this course you will: 

  • Know the principles and purpose of the Freedom of Information Act
  • Learn about the key terminology associated with the Act
  • Know what a Freedom of Information Request is
  • Learn what information can be requested, and what information is exempt
  • Understand how and why an information request decision can be challenged

    Content

    Here are a few of the topics covered in this course:

    What is freedom of information?  | What is the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act?  | The four principles | What is a ‘public authority’?  | Who is not covered by the Act?  | What is meant by ‘information’?  | Information supplied by the public | What is meant by ‘held’?  | How is information made available to people?  | What is a Freedom of Information request?  | Request requirements | The right to request information | Should all requests be treated formally?  | Ignoring a request | Requested Information that can be legitimately exempted | Other reasons to refuse a FOI request  | Charges and fees  | Freedom of Information and Data Protection  | Freedom of Information and Copyright Law  | Disputes and complaints

  • On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

    Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Freedom of Information Act Certificate

    Freedom of Information Act Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

    Professional Membership

    On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

    Stonebridge

    On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

    Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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