Information Enterprises Australia

Retention and Disposal of Business Records

Information Enterprises Australia

Event outline

Course Aim:

To provide an opportunity for participants to develop an awareness and understanding of the concepts of, and reasons for effective retention and disposal of business records.

Course Content:

  • What is a Retention & Disposal Programme?
  • The elements of a Retention & Disposal Programme;
  • Identify records created and used within the workplace;
  • Identify different types of records;
  • Discuss the value of records;
  • Identify legislation that affects records and record keeping;
  • Discuss the importance of record appraisal;
  • Applying a Retention and Disposal Schedule;
  • Archiving and Storage Options;
  • Disposal options and methods.

Course Outcomes:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify records created and used within the workplace;
  • Identify different types of records;
  • Describe the value of records;
  • Identify legislation which affects records;
  • Define appraisal;
  • Demonstrate appraisal techniques as applied to temporary records;
  • Describe what the "retention and disposal" process is within records management;
  • How to Use a Retention and Disposal Schedule.

Dates & registration

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Provider information

Information Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd (IEA) are specialists in Records and Information Management. We provide a range of training opportunities to public sector employees.