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FOI Practitioner Certificate - Act Now
FOI Practitioner Certificate - Act Now
Thu, 13 January 2022, 10:00 - 16:00
Online (live webinar)
Information Law


Cost: £2,150 + vat

The fee includes:

  • 4 days of interactive learning with a leading FOI expert
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Hard copies of all relevant legislation and guidance
  • Access to an online resource lab with links, guidance and over 10 hours of videos

Speaker: Susan Wolf

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 this course is 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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