This online unit, offered by the Open Universities Australia along with Curtin University, will give you an introduction into the ideas and practicalities of successful, effectual and provable recordkeeping for a host of differing industries. The unit covers recordkeeping, practices and structure, lessons in controlling correspondence procedures as well as housing and storing records.
You will also learn how to manage reports, the classification of records, retaining and disposing of records and handling appraisals. You will be given a definitive understanding of records management as a practice and learn to communicate the variety of jobs and services undertaken by a manager of records. You will be taught to contextually apply theories and disciplines learned and how to assess the requirements of a particular site.
This unit will give you the ability to express and partake in ideas and procedures within the management of recordkeeping and services of archiving. The unit also includes researching and contextualising procedures against a hypothesised structure within the programs of management and records, giving you beneficial vocational skills within this field of work.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
Master of Information Management
Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives
Areas of study
Students will be provided with a list of topics in their unit outline.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives, Curtin University
Master of Information Management, Curtin University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Upon completion of Recordkeeping Concepts and Practice, you will gain incredibly valuable industry-specific knowledge and practices. Not only will you be adept at the amalgamation of ideas and procedures within the management of records but you will also be skilled in the application of these practices within the correct business context. You will have the practical and critical capabilities to assess the needs of clients and express these to your colleagues and peers, instilling you with the confidence to succeed in your records management career.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Recordkeeping Concepts and Practice from Curtin University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUAs full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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