Certificate III in Library and Information Services - BSB31215


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.


  • 12 units: 6 core
  • 6 elective


  • 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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Western Connect Domestic: $6,080
No information available No
  • Flexible Delivery : 43 weeks
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Mount Druitt College Domestic: $6,080
No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Newcastle Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
NCI Open Domestic: $6,080
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 52 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus Domestic: $6,080
No information available No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks
  • Part-time : 32 weeks
Wyong Campus No information available No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

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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