Diploma of Library and Information Services

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals with 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.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services or equivalent; or relevant vocational experience with no formal qualification


19 units: 7 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage quality customer service; Lead team effectiveness; Extend own information literacy; Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements; Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge; Develop and promote activities, events and public programs; Identify and resolve client IT problems. Electives: Review and maintain a website; Complete a range of cataloguing activities; Obtain information from external and networked sources; Search library and information databases; Maintain digital repositories; Promote literature and reading; Analyse and describe information resources; Provide subject access and classify material; Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems; Research and analyse information to meet customer needs; plus more.

Further information:

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

Related Careers:

Library Technician, Museum Officer,
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For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

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Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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