Trainee Records Officer Courses

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What does a Trainee Records Officer do?

A Trainee Records Officer helps to support the management of an information record system in an organisation or business. You might have to manage the administrative tasks associated with a records system such as access approvals or information requests. You might be asked to locate a particular record or may have to dispose of records according to relevant legislation. You might be working with digital record systems or managing paper or photo record systems.

Trainee Records Officers need to be able to follow directions and work with formal procedures. You’ll need to handle multiple tasks at any one time and be capable of working with colleagues from all areas of your organisation. Trainee Records Officers should be organised and have good time management skills.

Trainee Records Officer Courses

There are 1 courses available for people who want to become a Trainee Records Officer.

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How much does a Trainee Records Officer earn?

In Australia, a full time Trainee Records Officer generally earns $770 per week ($40,040 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Trainee Records Officer?

There are currently 2,000 people working as a records officer in Australia and a small number of them will be Trainee Records Officers. The number of people in this industry has dropped slightly over the last five years. Trainee Records Officers can find work in all areas of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Trainee Records Officer?

If you’re thinking of starting a career as a Trainee Records Officer you could enrol in a Certificate III in Recordkeeping. This 12 month course will introduce you to all aspects of record keeping including classifying, registering and tracking information records. You’ll cover topics such as record keeping procedures, quality programs and responsible disposal of records.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within recordkeeping. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.