Certificate IV in Library and Information Services

Victoria University VU

This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,625

Entry Requirements:

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

Structure:

15 units: 6 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Use and respect copyright; Lead team effectiveness; Deliver and monitor a service to customers; Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements; Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge; Provide multimedia support. Elective: Complete a range of cataloguing activities; Use integrated library management systems; Obtain information from external and networked sources; Assess the significance of collection objects; Work with cultural material; Design and develop interpretive displays; Review and maintain a website; Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Diploma of Library and Information Services

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00124K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Footscray Nicholson No info Yes Online
Footscray Nicholson No info Yes Full time 1 year
Footscray Nicholson No info Yes Part time 2 years

At VU, we have more than 42,000 students enrolled across a wide range of disciplines and course levels including diploma, bachelor, masters and PhD programs.

 

We are one of the most culturally diverse institutions in Victoria, with representation from over 100 nationalities and over 600 languages spoken across the university. We aim to be inclusive.

 

VU has been instrumental in the education of students in the west of Melbourne. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years since the founding of our predecessor institution, Footscray Technical School, and our 25th anniversary as a university.

 

We take great pride in our industry and community connections. Some of our partnerships include Western Bulldogs Football Club, Western Health, Malthouse Theatre and City West Water. We believe there is no greater victory than being confident and prepared for your career goals. Our partnerships will help you graduate job-ready.

 

We take great pride in our assets: a diverse staff and student population, close links with the region, flexibility, and openness to new ideas. In partnership with Maribyrnong City Council, we have a 10-year plan to establish Footscray as a university town to nurture, promote, and integrate the renaissance in art, education, sport and innovation taking place in the region.

 

Sport is a major focus and great strength for VU. We have the largest population enrolled in sport courses, the greatest number of sport-related industry partners, highest graduate employment outcomes in Australia, and the most graduates working in the sport industry.

 

VU has more than 55 years’ experience educating international students in Australia and more than 20 years’ experience delivering education in collaboration with partner institutions in Asia.

 

We work with education partners in China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and Myanmar to deliver courses to more than 9000 students. We also provide hundreds of our students with the opportunity to gain international perspectives through overseas short-term study and internships with partner institutions. 

 

Notable VU graduates include Quest Serviced Apartments founder and chairman Paul Constantinou; former basketballer Andrew Gaze; former Western Bulldogs chief executive and Olympian Campbell Rose; Collingwood Football Club senior coach Nathan Buckley; Olympian Mike McKay; Victorian MP Kim Wells; golfing legend Peter Thompson; actor Pia Miranda; and Sunway Group founder Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah.

 

Don’t just take our word for it. Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17 ranked VU in the top two per cent of the world’s universities, and number 56 in the world’s top universities aged under 50 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17). We also hold a prominent position in the QS World University Rankings (2016/17).


For more information:

vu.edu.au/courses 

student.recruitment@vu.edu.au 

03 9919 6100 or 1300 VICUNI 

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