Box Hill Institute

Diploma of Library and Information Services

BSB52115

Box Hill

This diploma prepares you to work effectively in a variety of public and private library settings with the technical and managerial skills needed to plan, organise and manage teams.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Library and Information Services with Box Hill Institute

  • $4,841*

    + $769 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • June 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

  • Box Hill

    • January 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

  • $10,481*

    + $769 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • June 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

  • Box Hill

    • January 2018

    • Full time (12 months), Part time

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 12, Basic computer skills

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This course will provide you with comprehensive training in the day to day running of libraries and information agencies.

You will gain essential skills in communication and customer service, computer, technical and administration.

You will learn how to deliver small group training and effectively supervise staff. You will develop knowledge in reference work, cataloguing, systems management, database searching and collection management.

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Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Library and Information Services with Box Hill Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 19 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Manage quality customer service
    BSBCUS501

  • Lead team effectiveness
    BSBLDR403

  • Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge
    BSBLIB402

  • Develop and promote activities, events and public programs
    BSBLIB503

  • Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements
    BSBLIB513

  • Extend own information literacy skills to locate information
    BSBLIB604

  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems
    ICTSAS410

Elective Units

12 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Review and maintain a website
    BSBEBU401

  • Provide multimedia support
    BSBLIB303

  • Complete a range of cataloguing activities
    BSBLIB403

  • Obtain information from external and networked sources
    BSBLIB406

  • Search library and information databases
    BSBLIB407

  • Develop disaster management plans
    BSBLIB505

  • Maintain digital repositories
    BSBLIB506

  • Promote literature and reading
    BSBLIB507

  • Analyse and describe information resources
    BSBLIB508

  • Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems
    BSBLIB510

  • Research and analyse information to meet customer needs
    BSBLIB511

  • Develop and maintain community and stakeholder relationships
    BSBLIB512

  • Contribute to collection management
    BSBLIB603

  • Implement preventive conservation activities
    CUAPRE401

  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    ICTWEB201

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
417
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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