Records Management 

Credential  Certificate
Tuition $3500
Duration 4 months
Intakes Part time, Continuous
Campus Abbotsford - Clearbrook Centre
Days & Times Tue & Thurs 6-8:30 pm, Sat 9 am-2:30 pm
Program Start September 8, 2015

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

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.

This program can be completed in one semester (September – December) by applying online to the Records Management certificate.

Not read for the whole program at once?

You have the flexibility to take courses individually for information purposes or complete all nine over a one year period for certification.

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:

  • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent or minimum of 19 years of age before the first day of classes.
  • Applicants must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see English language proficiency requirement in the Admissions section of the calendar.

Applicants who meet the entrance requirements will be admitted in order of their application date. This date is set when an application, all required documentation, and the application fee have been submitted.

Program Information


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

Please check bac on June 15  for Fall 2015 course offerings. 

Updated: Apr 20, 2015


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