Information governance

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Handling Information

This Information Governance online training course is for all individuals in any working environments where data is handled. It focuses on the principles of Information Governance, the importance of data security, different types of information, basic data security, dealing with data breaches, GDPR principles, Caldicott principles and Freedom of Information Act. Participants will also understand why it is vital to protect client data at all times in the work place. 

This course will ensure the learner becomes compliant with the various governing legislative requirements that govern the use of personal confidential in healthcare. These include The Human Rights Act, The Data Protection Act, The Health and Social Care Act and the NHS Act 2006. 

Information Governance Learning Objectives

By the end of this course learners will be able to 

  • Understand Information Governance & data principles
  • Learn different types of information
  • Be aware of  the basic data security
  • Understand the GDPR principles
  • Understand Caldicott principles
  • Understand Freedom of Information Act 2000


Upon the successful completion of the online learning material you will be able to undertake a 20 question quiz with a pass mark of 80%. The questions are automatically marked and you will be automatically certificated. If you don’t pass, you can retake the assessment as many times as desired until you attain your certificate.

Duration: 3 hours           

Certification: Available on successful completion of the course.

Why Choose Coral & Reed courses?

CDP Accredited
1 Year accessibility
Affordable to suit your budget
Courses are broken into bite sized chunks
Skills for Care and Skills for Health Aligned
Based on best practice knowledge to gain the highest standards
Certificate immediately available upon completion of the course

Frequently Asked Questions

1.When can I start my course?
You can start your course immediately after purchase.

2. How long will the course take?
All our courses will differ, according to the learning resource, but traditionally, previous learners have taken as little as 1 hour up to 3 hours. You have access to the courses once purchased for a period of 1 year.

3. When will I get my certificate?
Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. We do not normally provide a hard copy of the certificate. A charge of £5.00 will apply where a hard copy is desired. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

4. How do the courses work?
Once a course is purchased, go to our website – and log in at the top by entering your user name and password. A list of courses should appear on the screen. Click on a course. On your desired course page, scroll down to course content and select the 1st module, Study the learning material, click mark complete and click lesson content to access your assessment or next lesson where lesson content is missing.

5. Can I do my course on any other gadget but a desk top?
Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

6. I have purchased the course, what next?
Once the purchase of the course is complete, please allow up to 10 minutes before checking your email for log in details. Where details have not been emailed automatically please do not hesitate to contact us.

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