Certificate IV in Library and Information Services

BSB42115

Course Overview

Description

Average Course Fee : $7625
Average Course Duration : 1 Year

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Employment Status

Surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

Enrolled in Further Study

Surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

Median Salary

Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

58.4%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

13.9%

Professionals
Clerical and Administrative Workers

10.3%

Clerical and Administrative Workers

Top 3 Employing Industries

Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Society and Culture field of education (at Certificate IV qualification levels) are employed in:

Health Care and Social Assistance

51.1%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Public Administration and Safety

8.9%

Public Administration and Safety
Education and Training

8.1%

Education and Training

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible. Select a state or territory for more information.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Business Services Career Pathway

Certificate IV in Library and Information Services is in the Society and Culture Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Business Services.


Stream

Library & Information Services

Certificate II

Certificate IV

Advanced Diploma

Stream

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
Library
Information and Cultural Services
Environmental Management

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.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".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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