Last updated:

January 16, 2023

Online training module

PROV's elearning module: Recordkeeping Essentials is available for all employees of Victorian agencies (including contractors and volunteers) with responsibilities under the Public Records Act 1973. Its aim is to increase awareness and improve understanding of your recordkeeping obligations at work.


Time for a refresh

The New Year brings a new look to our Recordkeeping Essentials training module. Same great content but a refreshed approach - check out our flagship training module.

PROVs eLearning Portal has also recently been upgraded to provide better connectivity and to ensure up to date security and bug fixes are in place.


Coming soon

A new Digital Recordkeeping training module will be launched soon, based around the fundamentals of recordkeeping with a focus on the digital environment. The module is aimed at upskilling records professionals and all staff with responsibilities for managing business information systems and processes. A beta version will be available shortly for use and comment.


Creating a profile

If you create a profile (username and password) and do not receive an email confirming your enrolment, please check your junk mail or spam folder. Some participants may not receive their confirmation email if it is blocked by agency mail servers. We monitor the registrations throughout the day and confirm manually. If you still can't login after 24 hours using the login and password you created when registering please contact



Externally provided training

PROV does not conduct training sessions about general records management concepts or the recordkeeping standards. However, there are training courses available from or endorsed by archival and records management professional bodies.

See Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia or Australian Society of Archivists for further information.



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting.

PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples.