Chisholm Institute

Diploma of Library and Information Services

BSB52115

Cranbourne

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 Chisholm Institute

  • $5,723*

    + $315 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Cranbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Cranbourne

    • September 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • $10,476*

    + $315 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Cranbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

  • Cranbourne

    • September 2017

    • Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months), Part time (2 years)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 12, Language literacy and numeracy, Interview, 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
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Extend your skills in librarianship or information services and prepare for a rewarding career in this field

When you complete the Diploma of Library and Information Services, you’ll be able to use your extensive theoretical knowledge base to solve problems, analyse information and guide others in a library environment.

During the course, you’ll develop advanced skills in referencing, cataloguing, circulation, database searching, multimedia, information technology (IT) and copyright. You will also develop effective communication, training, leadership and customer service skills.

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Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Library and Information Services with Chisholm 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.

  • Complete a range of cataloguing activities
    BSBLIB403

  • Promote literature and reading
    BSBLIB507

  • Contribute to collection management
    BSBLIB603

  • Integrate social web technologies
    ICTWEB417

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
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