Records Disposal

RECORDS DISPOSAL

 
COURSE DETAILS

 

TIME

9:00am – 4:00pm Registration at 8:45am

DURATION

7 Hours

REGISTRATION PRICE

$490 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.

ITEMS REQUIRED BY THE PARTICIPANT

Please bring with you the following which can be found on the State Records Office website. Due to frequent changes in the links on the site we no longer provide you with direct links as they are often broken. We can confirm that all items below are currently available via the SRO’s website. You can also contact the SRO on 9427 3600.

  • If you are a Local Government agency: General Disposal Authority for Local Government Records
  • If you are a State Government agency: General Disposal Authority for State Government Information
  • For both State and Local Government: General Disposal Authority for Source Records
  • Directions for Keeping State Archives Awaiting Transfer to the State Archives Collection
  • Guideline – Archival Storage Specification
  • Standard 7 – State Archives Retained by Government Organisations

UPCOMING COURSES FOR 2022

THURS 30 JUNE 2022

OR

WEDS 26 OCTOBER 2022

OR

TRAINING VENUE INFORMATION

The State Library of WA
25 Francis Street
Perth WA 6000
Parking and Transport details

CONTACT PERSON

GAYNOR DEAL
Phone: 0438 275 751
Email: training@irisconsulting.net.au


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Please read our cancellation policy carefully.

IRIS Consulting Group will endeavour to facilitate all courses as scheduled, however if we have to cancel courses due to insufficient enrolments or circumstances beyond our control we reserve the right to postpone the course and will issue an advice no less than 9 working days prior to commencement of the scheduled course. You will be offered a place at the next scheduled course or a full refund of any payment made.

If you are unable to attend a course the following policy applies:

No cancellation fees will be applied if IRIS Consulting Group receives written notice of intention to cancel via email to training@irisconsulting.net.au no less than 9 business days prior to the scheduled course date. However if less than 9 business days notice is given then full payment of course fees will be applied.

Cancellation Policy – External to Perth

Please read our cancellation policy carefully.

Payment must be made in full 14 days prior to the start date of the training either via credit card at time of booking or via EFT transfer to bank account number on invoice.

All cancellations must be received by way of written notice via email training@irisconsulting.net.au no less than 14 days prior to scheduled course date for a full refund.

If 14 days before the course is due to run there are less than 12 people registered, IRIS will cancel the course and return all paid registration fees immediately.

IRIS will commit to holding the course when a minimum of 12 people have registered 14 days before the course is due to be held. Therefore no cancellations or refunds will be possible after that time.