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Record Management Course

General objective:

To enhance records management skills.

Specific objectives:

  • To obtain adequate theoretical and practical knowledge about records management in order to undertake the related duties in the department.
  • To understand record creation, usage, preservation and segregation.
  • To understand the necessity for records management as provided for in the National Archives Act 2003.
  • To enhance knowledge of other legal provisions which affect the management of departmental records.

Records management courses are divided into :

  1. Courses for officers in the professional and management category and officers in the support group equivalent to grades 27 to 38. Priority is given to those who have been appointed as the Departmental Record Officer (DRO) in line with paragraph 6 of General Circular Letter No 1 of 1997.
  2. Record management courses for the Department's Record Administrative Assistant (DRAA) from the support category whose responsibility is to manage the records and files of the department.


  • Lectures
  • Case studies
  • Practical sessions
  • Visits
  • Tests of understanding


  • 4 days (full time)

Course Venue:

  • Auditorium, Wisma Warisan or
    Menara Ilmu Lecture Room,
    National Archives of Malaysia,
    Jalan Duta, 50568 Kuala Lumpur.

Qualification of Participants:

  • Officers and personnel of government departments/agencies who are indirectly or directly involved in records management.

How to Apply :

  • Applicants must use form CL1 which can be obtained from their Head of Department. Completed forms must be sent to the Director-General, National Archives of Malaysia, Jalan Duta, 50568 Kuala Lumpur.

  • Forms can also be obtained here

Date of 2008 Courses:

  • Departmental Record Officer (DRO)

    No.1 (DRO 1/2008)
    10-13 March 2008
    No.2 (DRO 2/2008)
    12-15 May 2008
  • Departmental Record Administrative Assistant (DRAA)

    No.1 (DRAA 1/2008)
    21-24 April 2008
    No.2 (DRAA 2/2008)
    25-28 August 2008
    No.3 (DRAA 3/2008)
    24-28 November 2008

Course Secretariat :

Facilitator Secretariat
Encik Shafien Daud Encik Arshad Sulaiman
(Head of Secretariat)
Encik Mohd Salleh Alias Encik Rahmat Abd. Manap
  Puan Nor Sabrina Aleg
Encik Roslan Mohd Radzi Tel : 03-20262909/2917
  Fax : 03-20263703
Encik Nazaree Yusuf Email :  
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