TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Library and Information Services - BSB31215

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of skills and knowledge in a wide variety of environments.Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 12 units: 6 core
  • 6 elective

Subjects

  • Develop and apply knowledge of archives
  • Maintain business records
  • Monitor and maintain records in an online environment
  • Transfer digital files
  • Operate application software packages
  • Capture a digital image
  • Provide multimedia support
  • Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • Review recordkeeping functions
  • Move and store collection material
  • Review and maintain a website
  • Undertake marketing activities
  • Work effectively with others
  • Use established cataloguing tools
  • Catalogue objects into collections
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Process and maintain information resources
  • Retrieve information from records
  • Develop and use information literacy skills
  • Sell products and services
  • Review the status of a record
  • Process information resource orders
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • Undertake disposal
  • Produce desktop published documents
  • Edit a digital image
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Assist with circulation services
  • Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
  • Assist with the staging of public activities and events
  • Provide a briefing or scripted commentary
  • Organise workplace information
  • Operate a digital media technology package
  • Provide information from and about records
  • Work effectively in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts industry
  • Produce and prepare photo images
  • Work effectively in a business continuity context
  • Digitise images for reproduction
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • Control records
  • Develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services organisations
  • Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Druitt College Domestic: $6,080
International: $6,080
No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
NCI Open Domestic: $6,080
International: $6,080
No
  • Online/Off-campus : 52 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
  • Part-time : 32 weeks
Western Connect No
  • Flexible Delivery : 43 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: NCI Open.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- all resources provided as part of the course, however, it is expected that additional independent research is undertaken as part of individual private study

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Folder (for handouts or notes), calculator, notebook, pens and pencils, USB for storage of your completed assignments and learning resources provided on the TAFE Moodle (online)- A headset with a microphone and a Webcam to enable you to participate in any Connected Learning sessions delivered via Microsoft Teams

Campuses: Newcastle Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Workbooks and resources are provided electronically. It will be your own cost if you want a hardcopy. There is an excursion to Sydney libraries, where the train fare will be your own cost.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241. For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

Campuses: Wyong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Workbooks and resources are provided electronically. It will be your own cost if you want a hardcopy. There is an excursion to Sydney libraries, where the train fare will be your own cost.

Further information

Students in this course may be asked to complete forms stating that their behaviour does not pose a serious risk to vulnerable people.

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