Play your part in the day to day running of libraries and information agencies. Our library and information services course will provide you with comprehensive training to excel in this environment.
During our library and information services course you will gain advanced skills in:
The things you will gain from this course include completion of a professional placement in an information agency, descriptive metadata skills, promoting literature and library programs, customer service skills, information technology skills development and research expertise.
Our library and information services course can be studied on line, on campus or as a combination of both.
04 Jun 2020 at 05:00AM AEST
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February and July for the course delivered at our City campus
You can enrol at any time if choosing to study online
Full time: 12 - 18 months
Part time: up to 4 years (the time taken to complete this course will depend on your individual input)
This course is delivered either at our City campus or online
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
This course is delivered online. Online learning can involve a range of programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Online delivery means that you can enrol in this course when you wish, and complete at your own pace.
After successful completion of our library and information services course you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a Library Technician in a school, university or other educational institution, or in public, special, State or National libraries.
Employment opportunities also exist in corporate information agencies, booksellers, library supply agencies and library software suppliers.
You will be eligible for membership of ALIA, the Australian Library and Information Association , as a Library Technician.
This course is accredited by ALIA, the professional society for Library and Information professionals.
You must have:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
VTAC and direct entry
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion of our library and information services course will enable you to apply for entry, with advanced standing, into Bachelor courses in information related studies at several universities.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$7,224||$13,044|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$7,224||$13,044|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
Completion of 19 units: 7 core plus 12 elective units. The available units ensure eligibility for accreditation by ALIA as a Library Technician.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation. It applies to individuals who supervise the provision of quality customer service within an organisation's procedures framework by others. At this level, individuals must exercise considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams. Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must 'manage up' as well as manage their team/s.
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