Information Governance2019-09-26T12:21:53+01:00

Project Description

Information Governance

Course List

Information Governance

Course List
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Level 2 & 3.

This course is CPD certified.

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Course Aims

The aim of the course is to provide you with an introduction to Information Governance including the principles of confidentiality, data protection, subject access and freedom of information requests.

The course begins by defining the term Information Governance and introduces the framework of laws and standards. You will explore the Data Protection Act 2018, General Data Protection Regulations, the common law of confidentiality and the Freedom of Information Act 2000. You will also explore the difference between a Freedom of Information Request and Subject Access Request. You will also be introduced to the Caldicott principles.

In the second stage of learning, you will explore the meaning of a personal data breach and what you need to do if you should discover a breach. You will explore examples of good and poor practice in record keeping and the use of social media. The course concludes with a review of safe disposal of records and how to obtain further information and support to ensure you are familiar with your role and responsibilities for good Information Governance.


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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know the meaning of; information governance, confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and subject access request.

  • Know the rights individuals have in relation to data protection, freedom of information and subject access requests.

  • Know the Caldicott Principles.

  • Know the meaning of a personal data breach.

  • Know the action to take if you discover a personal data breach.

  • Know what constitutes good and poor practice in relation to data security including the use of social media.

  • Know how to obtain information and support.

Course Syllabus Includes

  • What is information governance?

  • The General Data Protection Regulations

  • The Data Protection Act 2018

  • The Freedom of Information Act

  • The Caldicott Principles

  • Caldicott Guardian

  • Data Protection Officer

  • Information Commissioner’s Office

  • Good and poor practice

  • Maintaining records

  • Passwords

  • Social media

  • How to obtain further information and support

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How can I purchase courses?2019-09-26T15:09:02+01:00

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Are online courses accredited?2019-06-19T14:35:26+01:00

Yes, they are. Courses are CPD Certified and our Care Certificate is one of the first to be endorsed by Skills for Care.

How much do courses cost?2019-06-19T14:40:15+01:00

This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.

How are courses going to be delivered?2019-06-19T14:40:04+01:00

Courses are delivered online and work on any internet enabled device. As long as you have access to an internet connection you can complete courses when and where you like 24 hours a day.

Are courses certified?2019-06-19T14:40:29+01:00

Courses are fully certified. Once a learner successfully completes a course you are able to download the completion certificate FREE of charge.

How long do courses take to complete?2019-06-19T14:40:23+01:00

Some of our shorter courses will typically take between 30 minutes and an hour to complete. Some of the bigger ones will take longer and depends largely on each individual’s learning speed.