Library Training Services Australia

Diploma of Library and Information Services

BSB52115

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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.

  • $6,650*

    + $150 fees

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    • Duration
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    • Anytime

    • Full time (19 months), Part time (3 years, 2 months)

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    Distance Full time (19 months), Part time (3 years, 2 months)

*Verified January 14, 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 10, Computer and internet access, Relevant employment

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

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 Library Training Services Australia, 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.

  • 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

  • Maintain digital repositories
    BSBLIB506

  • Promote literature and reading
    BSBLIB507

  • Provide subject access and classify material
    BSBLIB509

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

  • Contribute to collection management
    BSBLIB603

  • Ensure a safe workplace
    BSBWHS501

  • Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures
    CUACNM601

  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    ICTWEB201

Course Provider

Library Training Services Australia (LTSA) is dedicated solely to vocational training for the Library and Information Services sector.

Learning is through distance education exclusively. It’s also a requirement of studying at LTSA is that you’re working in or volunteering at a Library.

Registered
2010
Courses
6
Provider Type
Unknown
Restrictions

No Restrictions