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BSB31215 Certificate III in Library and Information Services

National ID: BSB31215 | State ID: AZK2

Connect with people, engage with information and promote literacy and the value of libraries in the community

Our Certificate III will give you the skills and knowledge to assist in the organisation and operation of systems for handling recorded material - ultimately helping clients gain access to information.

This 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. 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.

This is an ever growing and changing sector and is a vital component across various industries.

Gain these skills
  • Library customer service, team work, and assisting with public activities and events
  • Order, prepare, organise and promote library resources
  • Use current software and social media, online catalogues and databases, multi-media and photography equipment
  • Locating information
  • An understanding of current library challenges and trends, including emerging technologies
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Comfortable using technology
  • Able to work as part of a team

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

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
Important information

Students studying part-time are advised to complete the qualification within 3 years. National changes to the qualification may result in additional studies.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery

Workplacements available upon completion of Certificate IV in Library and Information Services.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Cultural Services Customer Service Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - Online

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How Online
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated May 27, 2019