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.


22 March 2017

13 July 2017

26 September 2017

14 November 2017


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