This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply some understanding of relevant theoretical knowledge relating to recordkeeping functions in the workplace. While it may apply to individuals whose sole workplace function is recordkeeping, it will also apply to administrative, human resources or other staff within an organisation for whom recordkeeping is one of many duties for which they hold responsibility.
Assistant Records Clerk
Assistant Registry Officer.
Total number of units = 12
5 core units plus
7 elective units
The 7 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level. If not listed below, 1 unit may be selected from either a Certificate II or Certificate IV qualification.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
BSB20107 Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification/s
with vocational experience in a range of environments providing administrative or operational support to business or records systems without a formal business qualification.
Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
Data Entry Operator
Information Desk Clerk
This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:
BSB41707 Certificate IV in Recordkeeping.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
BSB30807 Certificate III in Recordkeeping
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required by industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
communicating verbally with others in negotiation, training and questioning
preparing simple documentation and reports for requests of information
writing a range of simple documentation and communications
completing individual tasks to support team goals
conveying workplace procedures and work instructions to team members
analysing business or records system to efficiently locate information
using research skills to locate workplace information
Initiative and enterprise
demonstrating individual responsibility for completing tasks
suggesting improvements to support the development of improved work practices and team effectiveness
Planning and organising
contributing to planning processes with team members to meet expected outcomes
gathering, organising and applying workplace information for the organisation's work processes and records systems
identifying development needs and seeking training to fill needs
monitoring and recording the performance of own work area
developing a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of records systems
identifying priorities and pursuing personal work goals in accordance with organisational objectives
collecting and manipulating data using appropriate technology
ensuring systems are appropriate for information storage, security and retrieval