Digital transfer training

This course is suitable for Departmental Records Officers (DROs), records managers as well as IT managers. It covers a high-level overview of the digital transfer process and a practical afternoon session.

What this course covers

Morning session (10.00 to 12.45) – overview of the digital transfer process. This session should help with the planning of resources and highlight some key first steps.

Afternoon session (13.30 to 16.00) – practical exercises and operational guidance on the software needed for the digital transfer process.

Afternoon Tea (16.00 to 21.00)


10 May 2018

12 July 2018

27 September 2018

15 November 2018


One day


This course is free of charge


The National Archives, Kew. Free parking is available in The National Archives’ public car park.


We are currently prioritising departments that are due to transfer this year and next year. However, if your department is not due to transfer until after 2018 but you are still interested in attending the session then email us at