Training resources

Establishing and updating record, information and data management skills is an essential part of professional development for all Australian Government employees.

Our training resources are a flexible and cost-effective way of making sure you deliver fundamental information management practices in any Australian Government role.

Our e-learning modules are available to Australian Government (Commonwealth) agencies on APS Academy and LearnHub (agency licence required).

They can also help agencies implement the Building trust in the public record policy by:

  • building internal skills for information management practice (action 6)
  • developing or updating strategies that support information management (action 12)
  • creating digital information assets in sustainable formats (action 13). 

Introductory resources

New to information management or need to brush up on the basics?

These introductory videos and learning resources will help you understand key concepts and practices.

If you have any questions, or would like to know more about our training resources, please contact us.

Metadata for information assets

We offer an e-learning program to build metadata awareness and skills in Australian Government agencies for information assets (comprising data, information and records). On completion, expected benefits include:

  • General improvement in agency information management practices.
  • Recognising the importance of metadata to find, understand, use and manage information assets.
  • Understanding some of the metadata-related requirements of the National Archives and the Office of the National Data Commissioner.
  • Recognising roles and responsibilities to manage metadata.

Digital preservation skills program

We offer an e-learning program to increase digital preservation awareness and skills in Australian Government agencies

This program includes four modules:

  • Digital formats – Learn basic concepts and terminology.
  • Metadata – Understand how metadata is used for digital preservation.
  • Digital archiving – understand digital archiving concepts and workflows.
  • Digital preservation – understand strategies commonly used for digital preservation.

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