Certificate III in Library and Information Services

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Looking for someplace quiet to work? How about a library!

This course is perfect to get you job ready to work as a library assistant, to start your career in library and information services. This is an ever growing and changing sector and is a vital component across various industries.

You'll learn how to assist in the organisation and operation of systems for handling recorded material, and helping clients gain access to information. The skills covered include using information business systems and programs to search and access information; cataloguing systems and processes, providing multimedia support; and information literacy. The course also covers customer service and working in a team. 

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
VET for secondary students
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: BSB30420 | WA State ID: BFS4

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Connect with people, engage with information and promote literacy and the value of libraries in the community

Our Certificate III will give you the skills and knowledge to assist in the organisation and operation of systems for handling recorded material - ultimately helping clients gain access to information.

This course, based at our Perth campus located alongside the State Library of Western Australia, has a strong customer service focus, and provides learning opportunities through practical hands-on activities, industry visits and guest speakers. Your lecturers in this course are library professionals, up-to-date with industry best practice and with strong connections with local library staff and organisations.

This is an ever growing and changing sector and is a vital component across various industries.

North Metropolitan TAFE gives you the option of studying this course on campus OR online. Studying full-time on campus will take 6 months, while students enrolling online or part-time should aim to complete the course within 12 months.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.