For experienced Records Officers, the Certificate IV in Recordkeeping will give you the advanced skills you need to properly control essential business records, apply appraisal and classification systems and implement correct disposal actions. This makes the Certificate IV in Recordkeeping the perfect course for any recordkeeping officer that wants to show commitment to advancing their career.
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Managing Records covers the way records in a records system are used to source information within a business, as well as the security and legislative requirements are needed when maintaining records. This subject looks at managing and retrieving files, with a focus on electronic records. Problem solving for security access and lost records is also addressed.
A specialist record keeping subject: Status of a Record covers off the ways to undertake record disposal by referance to the organisational disposal authority. Topics include record surveys, determining disposal actions, and legislative requirements. This subject looks at a manual records system to ensure that learners understand what a records management software system is doing when they undertake disposal functions.
Establishing a records system examines what is records management, why the need for records systems, what the components are of a good records system and how to conduct a records management needs analysis.
This subject is an introduction to efficient record keeping functions and policies within the specialised field of Records Management. Covering the legislative requirements of records management and creation, effective was of capturing and classifying records to ensure accurate tracking for audit.
Providing good service to your internal and external customers is a critical responsibility for managers. Learn how to identify the key aspects of service delivery important to your customers, and how to train staff to deliver this.
Achieving goals is at the heart of leadership success. You will learn how to set effective targets and priorities to maximise your productivity and results. This subject covers how to assess urgency and priorities, plan work schedules, monitor individual and team performance and set professional development goals.
Business networking is an important skill in many roles. This subject looks at ways to identify business networks you should belong to and ways to make valuable contacts when participating. This subject involves practical communication skills and also requires the use of persuasive communication skills.
This subject provides the skills and knowledge required to organise effective meetings including the preparation and distribution of meeting related documents such as agendas and minutes. It also covers skills and knowledge required to organise business travel, including preparing travel related documentation and making travel bookings.
Significant cost savings can be made by managing workplace technology in a sustainable way. This subject looks at ways to cost equipment replacement, consumables and maintenance, and how to apply "green" practices that benefit the business as well as the environment.
This subject is specifically designed to lay a strong leadership foundation for learners. Focusing on key leadership elements such as communication, organisational behaviour, being a role model, problem solving, delivering feedback and effective decision making, this subject is perfect for anyone looking to build or enhance their leadership skills.
Teams need sound leadership to prosper. This important subject breaks down the art of leading effective teams into the key elements of inspiring trust, effective communication, setting targets and building relationships. Special attention is given to teaching leaders how to successfully manage both individual and team conflict and improve team performance.
Risk Management Strategies covers risk context and risk identification, as well as risk management processes. The subject looks into the analysis of a risk, its causes, and ways to consider risk tolerance. Strategies for controlling and treating risks, as well as reviewing and monitoring those risks, are considered.
Supervisors and team leaders have strict legal obligations under safety legislation. Learn what these are, as well as the practical skills to identify, risk assess and resolve safety concerns. This subject also teaches how to better understand safety statistics and identify factors that can reduce injuries, and ensure the business is productive and profitable.
In today’s workplace, technology is key. In this subject you will learn about workplace technology and its maintenance, as well as virus protection, maintaining systems integrity and security, applying new technology and managing new technology, as well as equipment consumables and supplies.
Long term success in business is a direct result of sound planning and having a quality focus. This subject teaches how to set realistic operational goals, effectively plan activities and prepare for contingencies. The concepts and methods of continuous improvement processes are also addressed throughout the subject to allow operational plans to be adapted and improved throughout their execution phase.
This subject addresses the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text and produce documents of some complexity such as reports, detailed letters and proposals and general promotion documents.
Building on your basic knowledge of word processing, this subject goes into time saving techniques such as mail merge, the creation of template documents and handling multiple paged documents. You will learn how to insert applications and design and layout documents, as well as to follow and create your own style guides. This subject will also cover linking and embedding objects, formulas, fields and macros into your documents, including interactive fields and electronic forms.
This advanced subject allows you to build on the basics of working with excel and creating formulas. You will learn how to best layout and show information and create charts, as well as save and store workplace documents safely, efficient computing and hazard identification. You will also learn time saving functions such as named ranges, linking and consolidating data, data tables, array formulas, data validation, macros, templates and cell protection.
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1,580* - $
12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Recordkeeping.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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