Course Start Date
18 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Library Information Services is perfect for those with an interest in literature and customer service. Providing you with a variety of skills, both unique to this industry and transferable, this course is an excellent starting point for a rewarding library career.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Information literacy - how to identify fake news
- Customer service
- WHS legislation
- Circulation and using computers and other electronic devices in a library environment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Passion for literature, working with people and encouraging readers to get lost in a good book
- A patient and caring nature
- Strong customer service skills
- Good organisation and self-motivation
- An enjoyment of conducting research and using digital mediums
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- Library assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Library and Information Services
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday 2 June 2021||4:00pm to 5:00pm||Ultimo Campus, Building G, Level 3, Room TBA|
|Monday 21 June 2021||5:00pm to 6:00pm||Join Information Session Here|
|Thursday 24 June 2021||11:00am to 12:00pm||Ultimo Campus, Building G, Level 3, Room TBA|
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 16 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are looking to skill themselves for roles as a library assistant in the library sector.
- have no formal qualifications in Library and Information Studies no pre-requisites for entry to the course.
- learn best when able to access face to face study with access to teaching staff for guidance.
- comfortable with mixed modes of delivery.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Tuesday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|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 organisations|
|ICTICT203||Operate application software packages|
|BSBLIB201||Assist with circulation services|
|BSBLIB303||Provide multimedia support|
|BSBLIB306||Process and maintain information resources|
|CUAEVP201||Assist with the staging of public activities and events|
|ICPPRP322||Digitise images for reproduction|
|ICTWEB201||Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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