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Freedom of Information Act 2000

This course will outline the principles and purpose of the UK Freedom of Information Act. It will outline the key terminology and help you get a clear understanding of what information can be requested and in which circumstances a request can be challenged.

On completion of the course you will automatically get a certificate with your name, the CPD hours earned, the date and learning objectives covered. You’ll also have access to additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The principles and purpose of the Freedom of Information Act
  • Key terminology associated with the Act
  • What a Freedom of Information Request is
  • What information can be requested, and what information is exempt
  • How and why an information request decision can be challenged


  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
£25.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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6 reviews for Freedom of Information Act 2000

Really enjoyed the course. Informative and interesting.
I found the course extremely thorough and informative.

Heather Sim

The course was very clear which gave me good knowledge.
I found the course informative and hopefully will help me with the actual work in my workplace.

Heather Sim

Really enjoyed this course.
Found it easy to use and was able to complete it at my own pace.

Heather Sim

Interesting course which has improved my knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Heather Sim

Nice introduction to both the DPA and FOI Acts providing good basic knowledge and reminders.

Heather Sim

Great short course for those starting out in this field or wishing to refresh their basic knowledge. Provides a good solid foundation to proceed to further FOI training in future.

Heather Sim

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