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Certificate III in Library and Information Services

National ID: BSB31215 | State ID: AZK2

 

Help clients gain access to information by assisting in the organisation and operation of systems for handling recorded material. This is an ever growing and changing sector and is a vital component across various industries.

Gain skills and knowledge relevant to current practices and trends in the library and information industry.
You will:

  • develop skills in library customer service, team work, and assisting with public activities and events.
  • learn how to order, prepare, organise and promote library resources
  • use current software and social media, online catalogues and databases, multi-media and photography equipment
  • build your skills in locating information
  • gain an understanding of current library challenges and trends, including emerging technologies

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. The course, based at our Northbridge campus located alongside the State Library of Western Australia, has a strong customer service focus, and provides learning opportunities through practical hands-on activities, industry visits and guest speakers.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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Library assistant, Library clerk, Library officer

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Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 1
Duration

1 semester (6 months) or part-time equivalent.
Students studying part-time are advised to complete the qualification within 3 years as national changes to the qualification may result in additional studies.

HowFull-Time
Online
Part-Time
Traineeship
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
Available Semester 2, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplaceBSBWHS302AUL62
Deliver a service to customersBSBCUS201AUK74
Develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services organisationsCUAIND202AWF42
Develop and use information literacy skillsBSBLIB304AWG16
Operate application software packagesICTICT203AUU08
Work effectively with othersBSBWOR203AUH64
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with circulation servicesBSBLIB201AWG22
Assist with the staging of public activities and eventsCUAEVP201AWF50
Process and maintain information resourcesBSBLIB306AWG15
Produce and prepare photo imagesCUADIG303AWF52
Provide multimedia supportBSBLIB303AWG18
Use established cataloguing toolsBSBLIB305AWG17
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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Was available Semester 1, 2018
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Available Semester 2, 2018

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