Course Details
Time 9:00am – 4:00pm Registration at 8:45am
Duration 7 hours
Registration Price $ 605.00 ea (general)
Code AMB
CPD Points 6.5
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Who Should Attend

Those with responsibility for managing collections of archives, for example local history librarians, school archivists, church archivists and business archivists.

Course Objective

This course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to establish and manage an archival program in their place of work.

Course Outcome

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

  • Identify basic archival principles;
  • Define common archival terminology;
  • Identify your organisational context;
  • Establish your archival program including:
    • Archival policies
    • Archives accommodation and environment
    • Bringing material into your collection : Acquisition, appraisal and accessioning
    • Describing and arranging your collection: Arrangement and Description
    • Making your collection available: Finding Aids, Access and Reference Services, Outreach (user education and public relations)
    • Preservation
  • Archival management systems.

Upcoming Courses

Mon 15 Jun 2020


Mon 26 Aug 2019


Mon 2 Nov 2020


Email us at if you would like us to contact you when we have a date scheduled.

Training Venue Information

The State Library of WA

25 Francis St

Perth WA 6000

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Natalie Lane

Phone: (08) 9200 6250