Diploma of Library and Information Services (11)


This qualification is part of the Library, Information and Cultural Services Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base who use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies in settings such as libraries, museums, galleries and archives. These workers plan, carry out and evaluate their own work or the work of a team. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, with some responsibility for the output of others.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Candidates entering this qualification may have completed the Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services or other relevant qualifications, or have relevant vocational experience.


19 units: 7 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage quality customer service; Ensure a safe workplace; Promote team effectiveness; Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge; Extend own information literacy skills to locate information; Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements; Plan, organise and deliver group based learning. Electives: Contribute to collection management; Promote literature and reading; Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems; Research and document collection material; Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures; Maintain digital repositories; Develop exhibition concepts; Write complex documents; plus more.

Study Pathways:

After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake studies at a higher education level.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Launceston No info No Full time 2 years
Campbell Street (Hobart) No info No
Campbell Street (Hobart) No info No Part time
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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