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Certificate IV in Library and Information Services

BSB42115
Average Course Fee: Not available
Average 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.

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

86.6%

Satisfied with the training
66.4%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Library Technician ( ANZSCO code 399312)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
11,000 persons were employed as Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 5,001 and 10,000.
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 Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians 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 = 15

6 core units plus

9 elective units, of which:

  • 5 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • 2 elective units must be selected from Group A and/or Group B
  • 2 elective units may be selected from Group A, B and/or Group C or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate III, IV or Diploma 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

    BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright

    BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

    BSBLIB303 Provide multimedia support

    BSBLIB402 Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge

    BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBLIB201 Assist with circulation services

    BSBLIB401 Record and maintain collection information

    BSBLIB403 Complete a range of cataloguing activities

    BSBLIB404 Use integrated library management systems

    BSBLIB405 Assist customers to access information

    BSBLIB406 Obtain information from external and networked sources

    BSBLIB407 Search library and information databases

    CUACNM401 Assess the significance of collection objects

    CUACNM403 Work with cultural material

    CUAEVP401 Present information on activities, events and public programs

    CUAEVP402 Design and develop interpretive displays

    CUAPRE401 Implement preventive conservation activities

    Group B

    BSBCON401 Work effectively in a business continuity context

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBRKG502 Manage and monitor business or records systems

    CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

    CUACNM402 Prepare display mounts for collection material

    CUAEVP403 Install and dismantle exhibition elements

    ICPPRP422 Digitise complex images for reproduction

    ICPPRN386 Troubleshoot digital media

    ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

    ICTWEB420 Write content for web pages

    SITTGDE304 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

    SITTGDE305 Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

    SITTGDE309 Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

    SITXMPR401 Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials

    Group C

    BSBLIB301 Catalogue objects into collections

    BSBLIB302 Develop and apply knowledge of archives

    BSBLIB305 Use established cataloguing tools

    BSBLIB306 Process and maintain information resources

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

    BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

    ICTICT104 Use digital devices

    ICTICT203 Operate application software packages

    SISXFAC003 Implement facility maintenance programs

    TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Collections Management Assistant
    Curatorial Assistant
    Library Assistant
    Museum Installation Assistant
    Museum Visitor Services Team Leader
    Small Museum or Gallery Coordinator
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Cultural Industries
    Education Support
    Libraries
    Museums



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    5. SA
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    6. TAS
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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 IV in the field of Society and Culture'

    50.1%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    29.3 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    60%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    13.7%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    10.8%
    Professionals
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $42,600

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 91.6 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    82.5
    38.7
    43.1
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    9.3
    9.7
    14.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 66.4 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 94.6 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.9 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 92.2 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 42 600 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
     
     
    60
    13.7
    10.8
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    Other Services
     
     
    50.8
    9.9
    7.2
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 91.3 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 600 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 30.4 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 88.4 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 50.1 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 39 500 44 400
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 45.7 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.8 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.1 73.3

    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
    50.8
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    9.9
    Public Administration and Safety
    Other Services
    7.2
    Other Services
    Business Services
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    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".