Course Details
Event Date 14th October 2016
Time 9.00am Registration at 8.45am
Duration 7 hours
Code RD
CPD Points 6.5
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Registration Details
Registration Closing Date 12th October 2016
Registration Price $420.00 ea (General)

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 Outcomes

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.

Items Required by Participant

Local Government

State Goverment

*If you are unable to bring files because you operate in a completely electronic environment or because your internal policy forbids the removal of files from your premises, then you may substitute a contents list of the file, with a minimum of 20-30 documents. This should include details of what the document is about as well as other metadata such as sender, date received etc.

Venue Information
The Park Business Centre
45 Ventnor Avenue West Perth
Public car parks near the venue.
Accessible via public transport.
* PLEASE NOTE that street parking is only available for a maximum of 3 hours.
Morning and afternoon tea is included.
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Contact Person
Natalie Lane
9200 6250