Play your part in the day-to-day running of libraries and information agencies with our library and information services course, which provides comprehensive training to excel in this environment.
During our library and information services course you'll gain advanced skills in:
You'll also have the opportunuty to practically work on these skills in an industry placement.
Our library and information services course can be taken either online or on campus.
23 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
February and July for on-campus study. You can enrol at any time between late January and September for the online course.
Full time: 1 year
Part time: up to 4 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
After successful completio of our library and information services course you can apply for employment opportunities as a library technician in a school, university or 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'll also be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Library and Information Association as a Library Technician.
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 into the Bachelor of Library and Information Management (with advanced standing) or other professional information management courses
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
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$6,160.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$11,980.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$582.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
Completion of 19 units: 7 core plus 12 elective units
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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