Records Management 

Credential  Certificate
Tuition Per course
Duration 10 months to 3 years
Intakes Part time, continuous
Campus Abbotsford - Clearbrook Centre and Online
Format In class and online
Days & Times Mon & Wed, 6-8:30 pm, online component
Program Start Continuous Intakes

Program Information

Quick and easy retrieval of information is an essential part of an organization’s success. Information and Records Managers help organizations to systematically control and govern their most vital and important information. Learn the industry standards and best practices to sort, classify, maintain, and archive all forms of electronic and original information.

Sample of Occupational Titles and Industries

Position                                                 Industry        
Aircraft records clerk   Health Care
File and Classification Clerk   Social Assistance
File Clerk   Public Administration
Health Records Technician   Educational Services
Medical Records Clerk   Information and Cultural industries
Records Clerk   Professional, scientific and technical services
Records Filing System Clerk    
Records Management Clerk    
Technical Records Clerk    

Not ready for the whole program at once?

Our program offers flexible schedules and our small class sizes afford our students the opportunity to work closely with industry professionals and peers!


  • RM 01 Fundamentals of Information and Records Management - Online
  • RM 02 Records Classification and Vocabulary - Online
  • RM 03 Records Management Systems - Online
  • RM 04 Digital Age Literacy
  • RM 05 Databases: Access 2013
  • RM 06 Spreadsheets: Excel 2013
  • RM 07 Word-processing: Word 2013
  • RM 08 Business Communications
  • RM 09 Practicum

*Students may take MS Excel Level I in lieu of Spreadsheets: Excel 2013

For a detailed list of current offerings, visit: Records Management Courses

Assessment is reflective of classroom participation, assignments, study projects, practicum and examination results.


In order to qualify for the practicum module, students must have successfully completed all 8 modules and met the attendance requirements.

Students who qualify for the practicum will be assigned a practicum site by UFV Continuing Education that provides students with meaningful work-like experience and exposure to the field of Records Management.

Application Information

Applications are not considered complete until these requirements have been met:

Step 1: Admission Requirements

  1. Apply Online to the program. Application type is either CE new student or CE returning student
  2. Grade 12 Graduation or equivalent or minimum of 19 years of age before the first day of classes. You are required to submit high school transcripts to the Office of the Registrar (OReg).
  3. Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.

OReg will send you an email indicating they have received your application within three business days of your submission. You will receive your permanent UFV student ID number and information about accessing your myUFV  account will be included.

Step 2: Application Review

You will receive an email from OReg regarding your status in the program. Seats are offered to students with a complete application in date order received. An application is not considered complete until all documentation is submitted. Students will be referred to their Checklist at myUFV to find out if there are any missing documents.

Step 3: Program Acceptance

You will receive an email from OReg admitting you to the program once all application requirements have been met.



updated February 2017


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