File away knowledge on record storage, appraisal, disposal and classification. Collect data on frameworks, systems and programs. Put recordkeeping theory and concepts into practice by evaluating a site and suggesting appropriate archiving processes.
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An introduction to the concepts and practice of efficient, effective and accountable recordkeeping in a variety of organisational contexts. Includes records and recordkeeping; recordkeeping systems and programs or frameworks; life cycle and continuum theory; and basic processes such as correspondence control, reports management, records classification, records housing and storage, appraisal, retention and disposal. Including the management of quality records and controlled documents.
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