Continuing Education

Records Management

Take the full line-up of Record Management courses and earn a Records Management Certificate to feature on your résumé. You'll find basic Records Management Program Information here.

Want to sample one course?

Email continuingeducation@ufv.ca and we'll help you enrol in the course of your choice without needing to apply to the Records Management program.

(RM06) Spreadsheets: Excel

Cost: $285

In this hands-on course, learn about spreadsheet concepts using Microsoft Excel software. The emphasis is on creating and using spreadsheets for business applications.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Jul 20-Aug 9 | 40209

Nov 26–Dec 16 | 80109

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register for winter/spring courses

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM09) Records Management Practicum

Cost: $765
Prerequisite: In order to qualify for this practicum you must have successfully completed all previous coursework or be enrolled in the remainder of required courses.

Complete an 80-hour supervised field-based placement to refine, integrate, and apply the knowledge you have acquired in the Records Management certificate program. Continuing Education will find host sites that will provide training and support so that students are able to utilize their new skills in a safe environment. Practicum is required for program completion. The first week consists of an online Employment Skills workshop. The remaining two weeks are off-site with a host company.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Aug 10–16 online employment workshop, Aug 17–28 work placement |40108

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register for winter/spring courses
(RM04) Digital Age Literacy

Cost: $285

Focus on technical skills needed to work in this digital age. Topics include electronic communications using Microsoft ® Outlook, organization and transfer of data, and record security.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Sep 8–28 | 80106

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM05) Databases: Access

Cost: $285

Skill development and application of introductory database concepts using Microsoft Access. Topics include building reports and forms; designing, creating, maintaining, editing, and querying a database; and creating reports and forms.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Sep 8–28 | 80040

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM01) Fundamentals of Records Management

Cost: $285
Prerequisite: It is advised that students are familiar with Databases, like Access, prior to this course.

This course is an overview of the roles, responsibilities, terminology, and governing principles of current records management practices. Strategies for implementing a records program in a variety of different organizations will be discussed.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Sep 29–Oct 20 | 80019

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM07) Word-Processing: Word

Cost: $285

In this hands-on course, learn how to design and organize documents using Microsoft Word software. The course puts a special emphasis on attention to detail and practical application in preparing business documents and forms.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Sep 29–Oct 20 | 80107

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM03) Record Management Systems

Cost: $570
Prerequisite: It is advised that students are familiar with Databases, like Access, prior to this course.

This course provides an introduction to records management systems. Topics will follow the life cycle of a record and provide you the guidelines needed to create a records management system from inventory to destruction.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Oct 21–Nov 25 | 80108

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM08) Business Communications

Cost: $285

This course introduces the principles of business communications. Topics covered include the writing process; direct, indirect, and persuasive messages; and adapting messages for specific purposes and audiences.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Oct 21–Nov 10 | 80021

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

(RM02) Records Classification

Cost: $570
Prerequisite: It is advised that students are familiar with Databases, like Access, prior to this course.

Today’s records exist in countless formats—digital or physical, personal or shared. Classifying records allows for systematic identification and coding that results in easy retrieval. You will learn how to code within various classification systems.

This course is part of the Records Management certificate. To take the course individually, please contact continuingeducation@ufv.ca.


Delivery method: Online with no scheduled meeting times

Nov 12–Dec 16 | 80020

Registration for fall courses will open on July 13, 2020.

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