Large organisations have sophisticated records management systems. Start a career in this specialist professional field with the Certificate III in Recordkeeping. Learn about the control, retrieval and disposal of records, as well as the legislation and codes that apply to the record keeping sector. A wide range of elective options are available to meet your specific interests.
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This subject is an introduction to efficient record keeping functions and policies within the specialised field of Records Management. Covering the legislative requirements of records management and creation, effective was of capturing and classifying records to ensure accurate tracking for audit.
Maintaining Records look at the way records are captured, stored and received and addresses concepts like meta data and sort order as well as the security and legislative requirements are needed when maintaining records.
Disposal of records covers off the ways to undertake disposal by using the disposal authority and record survey's as well as determining disposal actions and legislative requirements.
This subject covers the skills and knowledge required to work in a healthy and safe manner in a records management role. You will learn to recognise hazards, the importance of safety signs and how to raise safety issues within a workplace. This is a great entry level subject to help you act and respond in a safe manner and it also covers how to respond to emergency incidents.
Customer service is a key function in all job roles, including those in record keeping functions. This subject covers internal and external customer service. It provides information and knowledge on identifying the customers needs and delivering good customer service. There is a small component that looks into the legislation and regulations that govern customer service delivery.
Being able to organise personal work priorities is an essential job skill. Learn how to set and meet work priorities through time management and planning your work schedule. Skills to identify potential problems and prevent stress in the workplace are also covered. Also learn the importance of professional development activities.
In this introductory subject, learn the fundamentals of working with excel and creating formulas. Content also covers ways to design spreadsheets to improve the layout of information, as well as how to create graphs or charts. You will be amazed at the potential excel offers you to improve work processes and manage data.
Learn to develop a good writing style for creating standard business documents such as letters, invoices, memos and emails. You will also get tips on reviewing, proof reading and editing documents, as well as how to safely save and store them. Practical activities ensure that you have the necessary skills to organise information, communicate with work colleagues and write clearly.
Complaint handling skills can be improved by an awareness of how people respond and by adopting a suitable communication approach. In this subject you will also learn about typical procedures that businesses want applied to any complaints received, and how to best adapt your communication to the specific needs of the customer.
Significant cost savings can be made by managing the purchasing process. This subject looks at ways to cost equipment replacement, consumables and maintenance, and how to follow a companies purchasing procedures.
Outlook is the most commonly used email communication program used by businesses. Throughout this subject you will learn how to use the different features and functions that Outlook has to offer, such as creating emails, contacts and tasks. Learn how to get organised by creating folders and scheduling appointments and meetings for both yourself and others.
This subject covers the handling and receipt of incoming and outgoing mail in accordance with Australia Post Guidelines. Topics also address other delivery systems such as couriers and DX mail. A key focus is to learn how to find the most cost effective delivery option that meets your required time frame for delivery.
Learn key word processing skills that will allow you to create template documents, design and prepare multiple page documents, use mail merge and apply styles in accordance with any organisational style guides. You will also learn how to insert tables and images and an excel graph or chart into your word document to improve its readability and appeal.
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8 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III online TAFE level course in Recordkeeping.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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