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Diploma of Library and Information Services

BSB52115
Average Course Fee: $10476
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base who use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work or the work of a team. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some 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 'Diploma in the field of Society and Culture'

84.7%

Satisfied with the training
59.7%

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 course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. Your initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.

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 = 19

7 core units plus

12 elective units, of which:

  • 9 elective units must be selected from Group A and/or Group B
  • up to 3 may be selected from Group A, B and/or Group C, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced 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.

    Note: To meet accreditation requirements as a Library Technician, at least 7 elective units must be from Group A.

    Core Units

    BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

    BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

    BSBLIB402 Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge

    BSBLIB503 Develop and promote activities, events and public programs

    BSBLIB513 Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements

    BSBLIB604 Extend own information literacy

    ICTSAS410 Identify and resolve client IT problems

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBLIB403 Complete a range of cataloguing activities

    BSBLIB406 Obtain information from external and networked sources

    BSBLIB407 Search library and information databases

    BSBLIB506 Maintain digital repositories

    BSBLIB507 Promote literature and reading

    BSBLIB508 Analyse and describe information resources

    BSBLIB509 Provide subject access and classify material

    BSBLIB510 Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems

    BSBLIB511 Research and analyse information to meet customer needs

    BSBLIB512 Develop and maintain community and stakeholder relationships

    BSBLIB603 Contribute to collection management

    Group B

    BSBCON601 Develop and maintain business continuity plans

    BSBLIB501 Manage lending and borrowing processes for collections

    BSBLIB502 Manage the development of collections

    BSBLIB504 Develop exhibition concepts

    BSBLIB505 Develop disaster management plans

    BSBLIB601 Research and document collection material

    BSBLIB602 Develop and monitor procedures for the movement and storage of collection material

    BSBLIB605 Analyse and describe specialist and complex material

    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

    BSBRKG502 Manage and monitor business or records systems

    BSBRKG601 Define recordkeeping framework

    BSBRKG608 Plan management of records over time

    BSBRSK501 Manage risk

    BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

    BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

    CHCVOL003 Recruit, induct and support volunteers

    CUAATS504 Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material

    CUACNM501 Assess the significance of collections

    CUAEVP501 Coordinate the installation and dismantling of exhibitions

    CUAEVP502 Develop and implement exhibition interpretive strategies

    CUACNM601 Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures

    FNSORG501 Develop and manage a budget

    ICTWEB417 Integrate social web technologies

    ICTWEB418 Use development software and IT tools to build a basic website

    ICTWEB420 Write content for web pages

    SITTGDE304 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

    SITTGDE309 Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

    Group C

    BSBLIB303 Provide multimedia support

    BSBLIB305 Use established cataloguing tools

    BSBMKG413 Promote products and services

    BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

    CHCLLN001 Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs

    CUAEVP403 Install and dismantle exhibition elements

    CUAFIM401 Obtain revenue to support operations

    FNSPIM412 Participate in formal communication processes

    ICTICT308 Use advanced features of computer applications

    ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

    SITXHRM401 Roster staff

    TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Cultural Centre Director
    Library Technician
    Small Museum or Gallery Manager
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Cultural Industries
    Libraries
    Museums



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    Offsite training is avaliable in the following locations:
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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.

    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.


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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 'Diploma in the field of Society and Culture'

    37.8%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    27.8 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    52.9%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals
    17.1%
    Professionals
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    13.5%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $44,300

    $44,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 85.1 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    71.4
    30.6
    40.5
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    20.4
    4.4
    14.5
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.7 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 59.7 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 94.7 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.1 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 89.8 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 44 300 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
     
    52.9
    17.1
    13.5
     
    30.7
    21.6
    14.5
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Education and Training
    Public Administration and Safety
     
     
    48.6
    16.4
    6.6
     
    28.6
    10.3
    7.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 84.4 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 44 600 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.5 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 85.3 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 83.7 84.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Diploma courses
    Employed after training (%) - 37.8 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 36 200 39 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 45.1 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.1 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 73.8 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
    48.6
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Education and Training
    16.4
    Education and Training
    Public Administration and Safety
    6.6
    Public Administration and Safety
    Business 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".