Records Management 

Credential  Certificate
Tuition Per course
Duration 10 months to 3 years
Intakes Part time, Continuous
Campus Abbotsford - Clearbrook Centre and Online
Days & Times Mon & Wed, 6-8:30 pm, online component
Format Blended. A mix of online and face-to-face sessions
Program Start Continuous Intakes

Note1: Textbooks are not included in tuition and fees may change without notification.

Note2: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.

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.

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!

Admission Requirements

Student applications for program admission are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. Qualified applicants are considered for the next intake in which there is space. Program prerequisites include:


  • Fundamentals of Information and Records Management - Online
  • Business Communications
  • Records Classification and Vocabulary - Online
  • Digital Age Literacy
  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Records Management Systems - Online
  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Microsoft Access 2013
  • Practicum

*Please note, students may take MS Excel Level I in lieu of Microsoft 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. You must achieve an 85 percent overall grade average and attendance of 90 percent in each course to earn the certificate. 


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.

Sample of Occupational Titles and industries
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    




updated January 2017



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