Course Notes & Special Requirements
- Please note that fees listed are for the Diploma only. Please see Certificate IV course page for fees.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Library technicians are skilled staff who manage and organise collections in conjunction with a librarian whose role is that of a manager. Working in libraries offers opportunities in accessing the latest information technology, helping people to source information and literature for pleasure and study, protecting freedom of access to information and enjoying a wide range of jobs for every interest.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services (CUL40111)
This course is designed to provide or enhance the skills of individuals who perform a range of tasks and who work under supervision within a library environment. 6 core units plus 9 electives.
Diploma of Library and Information Services
This qualification is designed to provide or enhance the skills of individuals who perform a range of tasks and who work within a library or information management environment. It builds on the knowledge gained in the Certificate III and IV qualifications. This course teaches students how to provide quality customer service, support users in their use of multimedia technology and use cataloguing tools. Additionally, this courses will increase students’ understanding of copyright requirements and workplace health and safety. 7 core units plus 12 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
|Charles Sturt University||Bachelor of Information Studies||192||64||Details
|Flinders University||Bachelor of Business||108||36||Yes||Details
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession