Records Retention and Disposal Scheduling

Course Objective

To provide participants with knowledge to undertake a disposal program including, conduct a records survey, assess records for disposal, undertake disposal actions, maintain control of records and transfer of records.

Course Outcome

  • Gain an understanding of Disposal Schedules / Authorities
  • Understand the principles of sentencing and destruction of records and
  • Develop an understanding of planning and using secondary storage facilities

Course Content

  • Role and Purpose of a Disposal Schedule
  • Application of the Disposal Schedule
  • Records Appraisal and Decision Making
  • Sentencing Records
  • Legal Responsibilities – forms completion
  • Records Destruction and
  • Secondary Storage Management


The courses are conducted in a classroom facilitator lead format with interactive questioning and group work. The course is conducted with a minimum of 5 participants.



Who should attend?

People involved in the management and preservation of records.


$250 per person (plus GST) with all course material supplied.
Price subject to change without notification.