Library and Information Science – Certificate III

Certificate III level trainees will use a broad range of skills and knowledge in a wide variety of environments. At the core level trainees will deliver a service to customers, operate application software packages and develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services. Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification.

HSC credit ATAR pathway

Currently being determined by NESA.

Yes

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Certificate III in Library and Information Science qualification BSB31215 in BSB Business Services Training Package.
  • A career path into the Library and Information Science and related sectors.
  • Articulation into a Traineeship in Certificate IV in Library and Information Science BSB42115.

Course delivery

  • On the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.
  • The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
  • Undertake Certificate III in Library and Information Science.
  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.

Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Library and Information Science – Certificate III

Yes

Unit credit towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course) is currently being determined by NESA.

Industry-based Learning course (optional)

No

This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.


For further information about how to sign up to this school based apprenticeship please speak with your Careers Adviser or visit our Internet site at education.nsw.gov.au/sbat.

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