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Course Number: CUL20111-01V01
Are you seeking a career path that will satisfy your passion for literature and the arts? The Certificate II in Library and Information Services is ideal for people returning to the workforce who have work experience in support roles but who don’t have any formal office qualifications. This is a starting qualification for people hoping to find work in libraries, galleries or museums as attendants, helping customers and library staff with routine daily tasks.Our library courses have been developed out of local workplace need. Our teaching staff work in libraries on the North Coast and regular meetings are held with a wide range of library representatives Australia-wide to ensure our courses remain relevant to today's work environment.In this online course, you will learn about customer service, work, health and safety, operating different software packages and a variety of other administration and circulation duties. Successful graduates will be qualified to apply for roles as a library assistant and may choose to go on to study the Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services or Certificate IV in Library, Information and Cultural Services.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.Pathways into the qualification
Candidates entering this qualification may have vocational experience in a range of work environments in support roles but with no formal qualifications.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.
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