Statement of Attainment in Library Job Readiness

Statement of Attainment   NRT
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Start date:
Fri 28 Apr 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Library Job Readiness course details

    Course description and aims

    This short course offers some of the key skills required for library assistants including an introduction to the library and information industry, and tours of several libraries, including the State Library of NSW.

    You will also learn how to write job applications, cover letters and resumes, as well as shelving and processing of library materials and basic computer applications.

    Course outcomes and careers

    This could lead to employment in libraries or information agencies as a library assistant, gaining a traineeship in a library, and the possible progression to further study at TAFE in the Certificate IV or Diploma in Library and Information Studies.

    Recommended Pathways

    The three units studied in this short course form part of the Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services.
    Students may wish to continue their studies by completing this course. These units of study are included as a part of a qualification on the current NSW Skills list.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

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    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Course duration:
    10 Weeks
    7 Hours per week
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    About offering:

    For further information about this course please contact Library Head Teacher Julie Barkman on

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class per week over 10 weeks. Indicative Timetable: Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:

    UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Create one and add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute). Create your USI:

    Find out more about applying and enrolling:

    Fee information:


    This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you won't have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BSBLIB201Assist with circulation services15
    CUAIND202Develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services organisations45
    ICTICT203Operate application software packages60
    BSBLIB306Process and maintain information resources30



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