Time 9:00am – 4:00pm Registration at 8:45am
Duration 7 hours
Registration Price $450.00 per person
Code RD
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Who Should Attend

Records officers, administration officers or Information Managers with responsibility for records management.

Course Objective

This practical course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to establish a Disposal Program for their organisation.

Course Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with relevant disposal authorities or Retention and Disposal Schedules;
  • Apply the disposal authority to active and inactive records, using appraisal techniques;
  • Review records designated for destruction and obtain authorisation for destruction;
  • Resentencing records when disposal authorities are updated;
  • Plan and implement a regular program of disposal;
  • Prepare records designated as State Archives for transfer to State Records Office;
  • Apply disposal decisions at the time of creation of a file;
  • Broadly discuss the GDA for Source Records, where relevant
  • Identify storage options for active and inactive records;
  • Assess storage conditions for various storage media;
  • Pack storage boxes for efficient future disposal.

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Training Venue Information

The State Library of WA

25 Francis St

Perth WA 6000

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Phone: (08) 9200 6250