RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
The department Records Management and Administration is responsible for providing the following services and support to the NWU management and administration:
# Records Management in terms of the Records Management Policy of the NWU.
# Management of policy processes at the NWU in terms of the Policy on Generation and Approval of Policies.
# Presentation of short courses in records management to external institutions.
# Administration of the ex-officio Commissioners of Oaths of the NWU.
# Administration related to the submission of the Annual Report of the NWU.
# Administration related to the institutional almanac of the NWU.
# Provisioning of a mail and messenger service for the Institutional Office of the NWU.
# Training in records management.
This department also provides training in records management.
The short course “Nuts and Bolts of Records Management” is a registered short course based on unit standard 242866 and amounts to 6 credits on NQF level 3. It comprises a two day workshop, followed by a six month completion of a portfolio of evidence based on 8 assignments. This short course is presented on an ad hoc basis as required by institutions and individuals.
The basic outcomes of this short course:
* Explain the purpose of a records management system
* Identify legislative and procedure requirements that determine records management
* Operate a records storage and retrieval system (records classification systems)
* Appraisal and disposal of records
* Introduction to electronic records
Upon successful completion, the delegates will receive a certificate of successful completion. This will enable delegates to be responsible records managers, records officers, or administratively successful regarding records management in general.
For more information about this short course, please contact the short course administrator, Amanda van der Merwe on email@example.com or 018 299 4942.