Graduates can pursue job opportunities as a(n):
- records management team leader
- document management specialist
- document control specialist
Related careers include:
- library technician
Admission and Selection
- Fall 2021 start: applications open Oct. 7, 2020, until the program start date but are subject to change.
- Winter 2022 start: applications open March 31, 2021, until the program start date but are subject to change.
- Spring 2022 start: applications open June 14, 2021, until the program start date but are subject to change.
At least 60% in each of the following courses or their equivalents:
- English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
- Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math (Pure Math 30, Applied Math 30, Math 30-1, Math 30-2 or Math 30-3), Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
- MGMT 244 (Fundamentals of Information and Records Management) may be substituted for one of the Grade 12 subjects.
- All applicants, including students educated in Canada, must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission.
Direct entry: four-step process
Step 1: Read the program overview information to see the qualities needed for student success.
Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.
Step 3: Apply to Information and Records Management Certificate (part-time).
Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.
Communication during selection
Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications.
Interested in a single course?
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You will have five (5) years to complete this certificate.
Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue
|COURSE CODE||COURSE NAME||CREDITS|
|COMM-256||Professional Communication & Presentation Skills||3.0|
|MGMT-213||Tools and Techniques||3.0|
|MGMT-215||Advanced Information and Records Management||3.0|
|MGMT-244||Fundamentals of Information and Records Management||3.0|
|MGMT-282||Strategic Records and Information Management||3.0|
|MMGT-201||Enterprise Content Management||3.0|
|MMGT-225||Management of Vital Records||3.0|
|MMGT-228||Managing Records Classification & Vocabulary Design||3.0|
|MMGT-284||Business Imaging Technology||3.0|
|MMGT-350||Information Management Administration||3.0|
Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.
Once completed, this SAIT credential may be eligible for transfer credit at another post-secondary institution - explore your transfer options to advance your education with another credential.
Tuition and fees per credit*
The following costs are based on a single 1.5 or 3.0 credit course. Additional fees including health and dental are assessed based on the course delivery and the number of courses taken at a time.
2021/22 Domestic cost per course
|Course Credits||Course cost|
The following fees are based on a two-semester full course load structure. Fees for part-time programs will be assessed based on the number of courses taken within a semester.
Campus athletic and recreation Fee: $183.20
Universal transit pass (UPass): N/A
Student support fee: $150
Student technology fee: $150
SAIT Students' Association (SAITSA) fee: $287.77
Books and supplies*
- Books and supplies are approximately $1,000 - $1,500 per full-time year.
- For an estimate of the costs associated with purchasing a device that meets the hardware and software requirements, see our computers and laptops page.
Find out about tuition and financial aid.
* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change
Next steps for incoming students
Have you been accepted to this program? Here's what you'll need for your first day of classes.
Your program orientation date will be announced shortly.
Visit our orientation page.
How to register for classes
You'll follow an open registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.
Computers and laptops
This is a bring your own device program with a standard hardware and software requirement. See the specific requirements on our computers and laptops page.
To support your success, SAIT offers some short courses before classes start, including ETHI 110: SAIT Ethical Practices.
Find your booklist on the SAIT Bookstore's website. The booklist will be available closer to the program start date.
Sandra Lee, Academic Chair
Next steps for all students
Here's what else you'll need to do to get ready!
Important dates and deadlines
Find important dates applicable to all students, including your transcript and tuition payment deadlines on our Important Dates page.
Review the student guidelines to learn about the School of Information and Communications Technologies' expectations before you start your studies.