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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.

North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the option of studying this course online, students enrolling in the online study option should aim to complete the course within a 6  – 12 month time frame.

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

Further study

How to apply

Fees

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 enrolling in online and/or part-time study should aim to complete the course within 12- 18 months. 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. 

Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Fees

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

$2,870.00 $855.00 No
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - Online

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How Online
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Semester 2, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - Online

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How Online
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

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.

Page last updated July 10, 2020