Training courses and events

We provide training courses in records and information management, information assurance and the UK public records system. These courses are for staff from government departments and public record bodies that transfer records to The National Archives. They are not suitable for any other organisations or members of the public.

Apprentice training
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This one-day course is for staff from government departments and public record bodies' information and records management teams who are involved in the appraisal, management and processing of all government information for transfer to The National Archives.

The course is aimed at staff from government departments working at Senior Executive Officer grade or above in knowledge and information management.

We offer a one-day appraisal and selection course for staff from government departments and public record bodies that transfer records to The National Archives.

Our cataloguing and file preparation e-learning courses will explain how to catalogue records and physically prepare them for transfer. These resources are available to staff from government departments and other public bodes that transfer records to The National Archives.

This one-day course looks at how to manage your digital information so that it remains usable in the future. Workshops based on real life scenarios will help you to identify the potential risks to your information and show you how to avoid these.

This course is suitable for Departmental Records Officers (DROs), records managers as well as IT managers.

The National Archives is responsible for delivering training and guidance to Information Asset Owners (IAO), non-executive directors, board and audit committee members across government.

This training is for creating bodies transferring public records (also known as records of local interest or ROLI) to places of deposit other than The National Archives.