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 provides a train-the-trainer programme in Information Management and Security to government. Find out more about the programme and how to join here.

We provide briefings to government boards and audit committees on Information Management and security. Find out more about these.

This is a free resource aimed at staff in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It helps employees and business owners to understand information security and the associated risks.

This training is for public sector organisations required to transfer their records to places of deposit under the Public Records Act.