All classes in this program will be delivered online for the Winter 2021 term due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated health and safety guidelines. Learn more
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
- Winter 2021 start: applications open March 30, 2020, until the program start date but are subject to change.
- Spring, summer or fall 2021 start: applications open Oct. 7, 2020, 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 may be added depending on the delivery of a course and the number of courses taken at a time.
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*This program is currently not available for international students
Books and supplies*
- Books and supplies are approximately $1,000 - $1,500 per full-time year
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.
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.
All classes in this program will be delivered online for the Fall 2020 term due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated health and safety guidelines.
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.
To support your success, SAIT offers some short courses before classes start, including PREP 100: The SAIT Experience and ETHI 110: SAIT Ethical Practices.
The booklist will be available about two weeks before classes start.
Can’t find your program or course? The bookstore didn't receive a textbook list. Contact your program directly to determine if they’re still refining course details or if you're in luck, no textbook purchase required this term.
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