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This programme will introduce you to the principles and practices associated with successfully managing electronic and paper-based business information from the time it is created to the time it is destroyed or becomes an archive. There is a growing need for qualified records managers as employers realise the need to access and manage business records for as long as they are legally required to do so. This is an interesting and challenging area to work in, where graduates help to manage the evidence that contributes to the accountability of New Zealand business.
This qualification is accredited by Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) for the purposes of professional membership.
Diploma in Records and Information Management (177 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2017 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:
Depending on which Level 5 option you choose, you will either gain specialist knowledge in archival management and issues, or an understanding of the basic principles and procedures used to develop, implement, operate and test systems in the information technology environment.
This qualification will prepare you for a career as a records administrator or manager, or an information support officer. You may also be able to use your knowledge to advance your career in archives management.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.