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FOI Practitioner Certificate - Act Now
FOI Practitioner Certificate - Act Now
Thu, 21 October 2021, 10:00 - 16:00
Online (live webinar)
Information Law


Cost: £2,150 plus vat

An essential qualification for the modern FOI Officer

The Act Now FOI Practitioner Certificate is the qualification for those wishing to acquire detailed knowledge of FOI and related information access legislation in a practical context.

The course has been designed by leading FOI experts including Ibrahim Hasan and Susan Wolf, formerly a senior lecturer on the University of Northumbria's LLM in Information Rights Law.

Why is this course different?

  • An emphasis on the practical application of FOI rather than just learning dry law;
  • Lots of real life case studies and exercises;
  • An emphasis on drafting Refusal Notices;
  • An online Resources Lab with links, guidance and over 10 hours of videos; and
  • Modern assessment methods rather than a closed book exam.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone working within the public sector who needs to learn about FOI and related legislation in a practical context, as well as those with the requisite knowledge wishing to have it recognised through a formal qualification. It is most suitable for:

  • FOI Officers
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Auditors
  • Legal Advisers'

Key features

  • 4 days of learning
  • FOI and EIR covered in detail
  • Key legislation supplied
  • Online resource lab
  • Online MCQ / Open book project
  • Independently marked

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