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Government Recordkeeping Training

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Training Programme Overview

Archives New Zealand has developed a programme of exciting courses to support recordkeeping across the state sector and local government. The courses are aimed at records and information managers, their staff, and other staff who have responsibility for recordkeeping systems.

The key aim of the courses is to:

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What Courses Does Archives New Zealand Offer?

Archives New Zealand currently offers six courses to support recordkeeping across the state sector. Click on the links below for more information on each course.
 
Introduction to the Public Records Act
Everything you always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask!

Appraisal and Disposal of Public Records
‘Hands on’ training in getting it right

Recordkeeping Metadata
Getting to Grips with Data About Data.

The Public Records Act and Local Government Records and Archives
Everything you always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask- in local government!

Preparing Records for Transfer
‘Hands on’ training in getting it right
 
Introduction to Digitisation
"Plan before you scan".
 
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Training Course Dates  

Archives New Zealand will be running courses on the below dates in 2011:
 
February:
16th                Introduction to the Public Records Act (Wellington)      Course Now Full
17th                Recordkeeping Metadata (Wellington)      Course Now Full
24th                Digitisation (Wellington)      Course Now Full 
 
March:
8th                  Recordkeeping Metadata (Auckland)
9th                  Digitisation (Auckland)
16th and 17th   Appraisal and Disposal of Public Records (Wellington)
 
April:
6th and 7th      The PRA an Local Government Records and Archives (Wellington)
13th                Preparing Records for Transfer (Wellington)
 
May:
10th                Digitisation (Christchurch)
11th                Recordkeeping Metadata (Christchurch)
17th                Recordkeeping Metadata (Wellington)
18th                Introduction to the Public Records Act (Wellington)
 
June:
14th and 15th   Appraisal and Disposal of Public Records (Wellington)
16th                Introduction to the Public Records Act (Wellington)

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Training Locations

Archives New Zealand runs training courses regularly in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch at the below locations:

In Auckland the training courses are held at the Auckland Regional Office located at 95 Richard Pearce Drive, Mangere, Manukau.

In Wellington the training courses are held at Archives New Zealand Head Office located at 10 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon.

In Christchurch the courses are held at the Copthorne Hotel located on the corner of Kilmore and Durham Streets. 

In Dunedin specific course locations will be provided on registration.

If you are interested in a training course being run in your area contact rkadvice@archives.govt.nz
 
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How Much does the Training Cost?

Archives New Zealand runs its courses on a cost recovery basis. The cost for each course is listed below:

Introduction to the Public Records Act (1 day)                       $380.00 +GST
Appraisal and Disposal of Public Records (2 days)                 $650.00 +GST
Recordkeeping Metadata (1 day)                                          $380.00 +GST
Managing Local Government Records and Archives (2 days)   $650.00 +GST
Transfer Workshop (1/2 day)                                                $200.00 +GST
Introduction to Digitisation (1 day)                                         $380.00 +GST

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How Do I Register for the Training Courses?  

To register for one of Archives New Zealand’s courses download the registration form here, fill it in, and either fax it to 04 495 6210 or email it to us at rkadvice@archives.govt.nz
We will email you confirmation of your registration and an invoice within a week of receiving your registration.

Should you be unable to attend a course, a substitute from your organisation is welcome to attend in your place, at no extra charge.

Alternatively we will refund your payment in full following receipt of written advice of withdrawal, up to 10 working days before the course. Any withdrawals after this time will not receive a refund.

Course attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation bookings.

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Trainer Information

Information Leadership Consulting has been working on the development of the courses with us and will also be working with us to deliver the courses in 2010. 

What People Have Said About the Trainers:

"Great trainer! Really knowledgable, came accross clearly, and made the day interesting".

"I am impressed with Sarah's consistency in the training courses. She knows her subject, she is prepared, has a careful, considered approach and a good sense of humour".

"The trainer was very effective and made it really interesting".
"Engaging trainer with good illustrative examples and experience".

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Contact Us

For further details on the training courses and for questions regarding registrations contact the training coordinator at:

rkadvice@archives.govt.nz
or
Phone: (04) 894 6076

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