Training, events and development

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Effective information and records management depends on having both the technical and human resources to do the job. The National Archives of Australia supports development in information and records management capability by offering a range of training programs and resources.

Check our training and events calendar for dates and locations of upcoming workshops, training courses and professional events.

Digital Edge workshops

Interactive and dynamic half-day workshops on topical issues in digital information management.

Training courses

The Archives offers the following face-to-face training courses.

  • Developing a records authority is a highly interactive course that explores the steps involved in developing a records authority for issue by the National Archives.
  • D.I.G.I.T.A.L. – Unpack the seven keys to effective digital information and records management. 
  • Making sense of recordkeeping metadata provides an introduction to metadata and the Australian Government Recordkeeping Metadata Standard (AGRkMS).
  • Practical sentencing in a digital environment is a hands-on, computer-based training course which focuses on how to sentence digital information and apply records authorities issued by the Archives.
  • Reviewing a records authority – A practical workshop detailing the steps involved in reviewing and updating your records authority to ensure it remains current and relevant for your agency’s business.”

eLearning modules

If you would like to view the eLearning modules, request a quote or discuss options for access please contact agencytraining@naa.gov.au

Professional events

Government Agencies Information Network or GAIN Australia is a national network supporting agency information and records professionals in the Australian Government. It organises face-to-face and online forums which are aimed at chief information officers, senior managers with information and records management responsibilities and information and records managers from Australian Government agencies.

GAIN Australia (Government Australia Information Network) Forums

Education and professional development

Information and records managers can build, maintain and enhance their capability through vocational or academic studies and participation in professional development activities.

Qualifications, skills and knowledge

For more information, please contact us at agencytraining@naa.gov.au or telephone (02) 6212 3954.

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