Diploma of Library and Information Services

Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeBSB52115
TAFE SA CodeTP00895
Example Career ProfileLibrary AssistantLibrary Assistant
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    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

    Diploma of Library and Information Services (BSB52115)
    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.

    Fees

    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.