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Certificate III in Library and Information Services

BSB31215
Average Course Fee: $3360
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of skills and knowledge in a wide variety of environments.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Society and Culture'

89.2%

Satisfied with the training
78.5%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Library Assistant ( ANZSCO code 599711)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
6,000 persons were employed as Library Assistants in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: High Low Below average Average Above average High
No information available
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Library Assistants visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 12

6 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:

  • 4 must be selected from Group A
  • up to 2 may be from Group A and/or Group B
  • up to 2 may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate II, III or IV level.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Core Units

    BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

    BSBLIB304 Develop and use information literacy skills

    BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

    BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

    CUAIND202 Develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services

    ICTICT203 Operate application software packages

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBCON401 Work effectively in a business continuity context

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

    BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

    BSBLIB301 Catalogue objects into collections

    BSBLIB302 Develop and apply knowledge of archives

    BSBLIB303 Provide multimedia support

    BSBLIB305 Use established cataloguing tools

    BSBLIB306 Process and maintain information resources

    BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities

    BSBRKG301 Control records

    BSBRKG302 Undertake disposal

    BSBRKG303 Retrieve information from records

    BSBRKG304 Maintain business records

    BSBRKG305 Review recordkeeping functions

    BSBRKG401 Review the status of a record

    BSBRKG402 Provide information from and about records

    BSBRKG404 Monitor and maintain records in an online environment

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry

    CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images

    CUACNM301 Move and store collection material

    CUAATS301 Develop and apply knowledge of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural arts

    ICPDMT321 Capture a digital image

    ICPDMT322 Edit a digital image

    ICPPRP322 Digitise images for reproduction

    ICPPRP397 Transfer digital files

    ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

    SIRXSLS201 Sell products and services

    SITTGDE101 Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

    SITXCOM202 Provide a briefing or scripted commentary

    SITXCOM201 Show social and cultural sensitivity

    Group B

    BSBLIB201 Assist with circulation services

    BSBLIB202 Process information resource orders

    CUAEVP201 Assist with the presentation of public activities and events

    ICTICT204 Operate a digital media technology package

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Cultural Services Customer Service Officer
    Library Assistant
    Museum Assistant
    Museum Visitor Liaison Officer
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Cultural Industries
    Education Support
    Libraries
    Museums



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    4. QLD
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    5. SA
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    6. TAS
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    7. VIC
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    8. WA
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    Distance (training available via correspondence)
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    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
    Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Society and Culture'

    58.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    62 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    72.9%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers
    6.4%
    Labourers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    5.4%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $40,600

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 84.6 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    75.4
    25.9
    49.2
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    6.4
    9.3
    19.9
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 89.2 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 78.5 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 94.2 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.2 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 93.4 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 40 600 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
     
    72.9
    6.4
    5.4
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    Education and Training
     
     
    58.6
    8.8
    7.2
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 87.5 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 200 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.7 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.9 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87.4 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 58.9 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 39 100 40 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 33.9 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 90 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 84.2 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Health Care and Social Assistance
    58.6
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    8.8
    Public Administration and Safety
    Education and Training
    7.2
    Education and Training
    Business Services
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    Library & Information Services          
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    Business, Business Administration and Sales          
    Leadership & Management          
    Customer Engagement          
    Legal and Conveyancing          
    Medical          
    Small Business and Franchising          
    Education          
    International Trade          
    Advertising          
    Marketing & Communication          
    Purchasing          
    Recordkeeping          
    Project Management          
    Human Resources and Work Health & Safety          
    Governance          
    Quality Auditing          
    International Education          
    Environmental Management          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".