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:

  • communication and customer service
  • computer technology
  • administration
  • delivering small group training
  • effectively supervising staff
  • knowledge of reference work, cataloguing, systems management, database searching and collection management

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.




National Code BSB52115
Study Areas Library Services
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year
PT: flexible

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill, City, Off Campus

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


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

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

Box Hill, City, Off Campus

You must have:

  • successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent, or be a mature-age applicant
  • good written and oral communication skills
  • good computer skills

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE 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.

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

VTAC and direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

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.

Completion of 19 units: 7 core plus 12 elective units

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BSBCUS501 MANAGE QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE 40.0

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.

BSBLDR403 LEAD TEAM EFFECTIVENESS 50.0

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.

ICTWEB201 USE SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS FOR COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT 20.0

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.

TAEDEL401 PLAN, ORGANISE AND DELIVER GROUP-BASED LEARNING 30.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

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BSBLIB303 PROVIDE MULTIMEDIA SUPPORT 30.0

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BSBLIB402 CONSOLIDATE AND MAINTAIN INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE 60.0

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BSBLIB403 COMPLETE A RANGE OF CATALOGUING ACTIVITIES 100.0

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BSBLIB406 OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM EXTERNAL AND NETWORKED SOURCES 20.0

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BSBLIB407 SEARCH LIBRARY AND INFORMATION DATABASES 30.0

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CUAPRE401 IMPLEMENT PREVENTIVE CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES 60.0

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BSBEBU401 REVIEW AND MAINTAIN A WEBSITE 50.0

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BSBLIB305 USE ESTABLISHED CATALOGUING TOOLS 40.0

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BSBLIB503 DEVELOP AND PROMOTE ACTIVITIES, EVENTS AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS 60.0

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BSBLIB513 MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE REQUIREMENTS 20.0

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BSBLIB604 EXTEND OWN INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS TO LOCATE INFORMATION 50.0

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BSBLIB506 MAINTAIN DIGITAL REPOSITORIES 45.0

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BSBLIB507 PROMOTE LITERATURE AND READING 50.0

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BSBLIB508 ANALYSE AND DESCRIBE INFORMATION RESOURCES 30.0

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BSBLIB509 PROVIDE SUBJECT ACCESS AND CLASSIFY MATERIAL 100.0

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BSBLIB510 USE AND MONITOR ADVANCED FUNCTIONS OF INTEGRATED LIBRARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 35.0

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BSBLIB511 RESEARCH AND ANALYSE INFORMATION TO MEET CUSTOMER NEEDS 80.0

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BSBLIB512 DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN COMMUNITY AND STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS 50.0

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BSBLIB603 CONTRIBUTE TO COLLECTION MANAGEMENT 50.0

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BSBLIB505 DEVELOP DISASTER MANAGEMENT PLANS 30.0

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