Records Management 

Statement of Completion*
Tuition $3500
Duration 3 months
Intakes Continuous
Campus Abbotsford - Clearbrook Centre and
UFV Five Corners, Chilliwack
Days & Times TBA
Program Start January 2015

* seeking approval for a certificate credential

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.

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

Admission Requirements

1. Proof of Grade 12 or equivalent
2. 30 wpm typing speed verified
3. C+ or better in English 12

To express interest in this program, please email

Program Information


  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • MS Access
  • Business Communications
  • Digital Age Literacy
  • Fundamentals of Information and Records Management
  • Records Classification and Vocabulary
  • Records Management Systems
  • Practicum

You will receive a grade mark for each course in the program on 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. The grading procedure for this program is based on UFV’s Applied Business Technology grading system policy. Letter grades are awarded; students, if they choose, can order and pay for official transcripts upon completion of the entire program.

There is a practicum component that must be taken immediately following the theory modules. You must successfully complete the theory components before you can be assigned a practicum placement. You will be responsible for your own transportation to your practicum site.

Who knows more about Records Management duties than those who are currently working in the industry? Not only do our instructors have high academic qualifications, but they are also current, successful practitioners of the ideas they will be sharing with you. They are committed instructors who are passionate about communicating their knowledge and cultivating enthusiasm in their students.



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Current Course Offerings 

Records Management Fundamentals
Review the roles, responsibilities, terminology, and governing principles of current records management practices. Learn strategies for implementing a records management program in a variety of organizations.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20301 OFC RM01 A5A) 5 sessions, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $300
Starts Jan 28

Records Management Classification & Vocabulary
Develop basic records management strategies to help your organization control and govern its most vital and important information. Explore industry standards and best practices to sort, classify, maintain, and archive all forms of electronic and original documents.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20302 OFC RM02 A5A) 10 sessions, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $600
Starts Mar 4

Records Management Systems
This third-level course covers specialized topics related to records management planning, with emphasis on specialized functions presented in Records Management Fundamentals. Understand the
principles governing the life cycle of records management, and the
elements of control possible in each phase of the life cycle.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(40234 OFC RM03 A5A) 10 sessions, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $600
Starts May 13

updated Jan 6, 2015

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