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Diploma of Library And Information Services

National ID: BSB52115 | State ID: AZJ4

 

Gain advanced skills and knowledge relevant to current practices and trends in the library and information industry.

You will be able to:

· contribute to the management of library collections

· provide leadership for library teams and manage customer service

· develop library activities, events and programs

· promote literature and reading to clients

· undertake cataloguing activities to describe and classify print and digital resources

· assist clients with complex information needs

· build, update and write content for websites, and resolve client IT problems

· develop your understanding of current library challenges and trends, including emerging technologies and copyright issues

Your lecturers in this course are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

You will be able to apply to the Australian Library and Information Association for recognition as a library technician. Employment opportunities may include work in public, academic and special libraries (e.g. health or law) or other information organisations in roles such as library technician, access services officer or collection development officer.

 

Further Study Option(s)

University pathway arrangements provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and advanced standing in the following university courses:

Curtin University - Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

Charles Stuart University - Bachelor of Information Studies

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
North Metro Tafe
Perth (Northbridge)
Two semesters
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Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Perth (Northbridge)
Duration
How Full-Time
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Further study opportunities:

You will be able to apply to the Australian Library and Information Association for recognition as a library technician. Employment opportunities may include work in public, academic and special libraries (e.g. health or law) or other information organisations in roles such as library technician, access services officer or collection development officer.

 

Further Study Option(s)

University pathway arrangements provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and advanced standing in the following university courses:

Curtin University - Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

Charles Stuart University - Bachelor of Information Studies

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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