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Library and Information Services - Diploma (BSB52115-01V01)
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Study area: Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies 
National code: BSB52115  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Flexible  36 Weeks 31-Jul-2018  Tue, Wed, Thu 
Features: Traineeships, VET student loans 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base who use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work or the work of a team. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some responsibility for the output of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification 
Career opportunities:
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Library and Information Services 
Offering code: 18WLG-138 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: First day of attendance will be 31 July 2018. This is a flexible delivery course with lessons delivered via Adobe connect and face-to-face skype sessions on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 
Hours per week: 16 
Starting from: 31 July 2018 
About: Library Technicians usually work under the supervision of a librarian and have a strong focus and vital role in customer service. With a focus on operational and technical aspects of library and information, typical tasks and responsibilities may include:
Assisting with loan and reference queries at the counter and by phone Assisting with internet and online database searches Maintaining library resources, records and systems
Entering and editing data into computerised systems Operating photocopiers and other IT and AV equipment Arranging inter-library loans Develop and present promotional programs, including displays and library tours

This is an ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association) Accredited Course

Your learning commitment (known as volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 520 hours. This includes approximately 576 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your:
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This is an ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association) Accredited course. Online delivery allows students to access recordings of lessons at a time that suits them. All course material and assessments are delivered via a Moodle.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed.

If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,060
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition.

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

BSB52115, 18WLG-138, 18WLG-007 S&S VSL UOS 1 $1015
Start: Monday, 6 August 2018 Census Date: Monday, 3 September 2018

BSB52115, 18WLG-138, 18WLG-008 S&S VSL UOS 2 $1015
Start: Monday, 22 October 2018 Census Date: Monday, 3 December 2018

BSB52115, 18WLG-138, 19WLG-001 S&S VSL UOS 3 $1015
Start: Monday, 14 January 2019 Census Date: Monday, 4 February 2019

BSB52115, 18WLG-138, 19WLG-002 S&S VSL UOS 4 $1015
Start: Monday, 8 April 2019 Census Date: Monday, 6 May 2019
Comments: First day of attendance will be 31 July 2018. This is a flexible delivery course with lessons delivered via Adobe connect and face-to-face skype sessions on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123