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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.

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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.

(RM01) Fundamentals of Records Management

Cost: $290
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

Feb 7-27 | 20291

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM02) Records Classification

Cost: $580
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

Mar 21-Apr24 | 20301

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM03) Record Management Systems

Cost: $580
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

Jun 6-Jul 10 | 40056

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM04) Digital Age Literacy

Cost: $290

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

Apr 25-May 15 | 20338

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM05) Databases: Access

Cost: $290

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

Offered in Fall 2022 | dates to be announced

(RM06) Spreadsheets: Excel

Cost: $290

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 18-Aug 7 | 40057

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM07) Word-Processing: Word

Cost: $290

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

May 16-Jun 5 | 40058

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM08) Business Communications

Cost: $290

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

Feb 28-Mar 20 | 20292

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
(RM09) Records Management Practicum

Cost: $775
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.


Offsite location

Feb 28-Mar 18 | 20499

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register

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