Hunter TAFE

Diploma of Library and Information Services


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.

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  • Full price, Gov. subsidised (NSW)

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    • January 19, 2017

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Cultural Centre Director
  • Library Technician
  • Small Museum or Gallery Manager

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Library and Information Services with Hunter TAFE, 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

  • Lead team effectiveness

  • Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge

  • Develop and promote activities, events and public programs

  • Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements

  • Extend own information literacy skills to locate information

  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems

Elective Units

12 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Provider Type

No Restrictions