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TAFE NSW has a range of courses, from short courses through to diploma level, designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a qualified librarian. TAFE NSW also has over 25,000 employer contacts to help you to kickstart your career the best way possible.
With the skills and knowledge gained from a TAFE NSW Diploma of Library and Information Services qualification, as well as the TAFE NSW network of over 25,000 employer connections, you could go into a rewarding role like a:
- small museum manager
- gallery manager
- library technician
- cultural centre director
By studying a library and information services course, the industry experienced teachers at TAFE NSW can help you to develop the skills and knowledge to:
- identify and resolve client ICT problems
- monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements
- develop and promote activities, events and public programs
- consolidate and maintain industry knowledge
- organise and maintain library collections
- search library databases
- use advanced cataloguing tools
- use and support multimedia equipment
Records management is the care and administration of paper and/or digital records in a variety of formats. It involves identifying, classifying, storing, securing, retrieving, and tracking, to ensure that they are accessible for business operations and compliance audits, as well as for such a time that they need to be destroyed or permanently preserved.
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Why study Library or Record Management at TAFE NSW?
If you enjoy helping people discover new things and enjoy sharing facts that excite and inspire, by studying a library and information or records management course at TAFE NSW, you will learn to catalogue, organise, digitise, and maintain resources of all varieties.
The library, cultural, and information services industries covers a broad and interesting range of careers dealing with research, history, art, and much more. You can use your thirst for learning to help people access information and preserve and treasure knowledge for generations to come. In today’s digital, information-rich world, these roles are becoming even more important.
Library and information services courses offer students a chance to develop their researching skills and learn how to implement catalogue systems professionally. By studying these courses, you will learn to catalogue, organise, digitise, and maintain resources of all varieties, using your thirst for learning to help people access information, and preserve treasured knowledge for generations to come. Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and background knowledge you need to accomplish results oriented, problem solving tasks within any organisation.
Library and information services can lead to roles like:
- library officer
- library technician
- library assistant
- archive manager
- information officer
TAFE NSW offers a wide range of courses at various levels to suit your needs. Whether you're just starting out in your records management or library and information services career, want to upgrade your skills, or simply broaden your horizons, don't wait any longer - enrol now.