College of Human Sciences

Centre for Applied Information and Communication

 The Centre provides opportunities for individuals, from both the public and private sectors, to acquire theoretical and practical education and training enabling them to perform more effectively in their corporate environments. The training sessions provide challenging interfaces between trainers and the diverse spectrum of individuals allowing them to learn and excel in their working environments.


The aims of the centre are achieved by

  • Formulating, updating and presenting certificated programmes and short courses, in response to needs expressed by individuals as well as public and private organisations. The short courses on offer are:
    • Archives and records management
    • Library and related information management
  • Arranging conferences, seminars and workshops on related themes and topics.

Short Learning Programmes (SLPs)  

Programme in Archival Studies Course code (72419)

Programme in Children and Youth Librarianship (76853)

Short Course in Community Journalism for Beginners (70106)

Short Course in Practical Guidelines in Building Stakeholder Relations (76852)


Archives and Records Management Workshops

Library and Information Services Workshops

  • Workshop in Introduction to Library Administration and Desk Routines 
  • Workshop in Collection Development  
  • Workshop in Customer Relationship Management in Library and Information Services  
  • Workshop in Introduction to Library and Information Services Environments  
  • Workshop in Promotion and Marketing of Library and Information Services
  • Workshop in Management of Library and Information Services  
  • Workshop in Project Management in Library and Information Services
  • Workshop in Reference Services

Paper Preservation and Book Binding Workshops

  • Workshop in Audio-visual, Multimedia and Photographs
  • Workshop in Book and Paper Conservation & Preservation
  • Workshop in Book Binding
  • Workshop in Preservation Management

Workshop schedule and registration form

In-house training

The Centre offers in-house training for ALL workshops, where trainees are able to use organization-specific examples and are afforded the opportunity to study with their colleagues. Contact the Centre for quotation and arrange for training.

Contact us

Ms Tebogo Mashego (Manager)
Tel: 012 429 6709
Fax: 012 429 3199

Tel: + 27 12 429 6709 / 3285 / 3376 / 2043 / 6997
Fax: + 27 12 429 3792

10th Floor Room 10-156 or 10-160
Theo van Wijk building
Muckleneuk Campus

Last modified: 2023/08/07