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Qualification details

BSB50520 - Diploma of Library and Information Services (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes BSB52115 - Diploma of Library and Information Services 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020


Units of competency

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BSBINS501 - Implement information and knowledge management systemsImplement information and knowledge management systemsCurrentElective
BSBOPS404 - Implement customer service strategiesImplement customer service strategiesCurrentElective
ICTSAS432 - Identify and resolve client ICT problemsIdentify and resolve client ICT problemsCurrentCore
TAEDEL401 - Plan, organise and deliver group-based learningPlan, organise and deliver group-based learningCurrentElective
BSBINS506 - Implement lending and borrowing processes for collectionsImplement lending and borrowing processes for collectionsCurrentElective
BSBINS603 - Initiate and lead applied researchInitiate and lead applied researchCurrentElective
BSBWRT411 - Write complex documentsWrite complex documentsCurrentElective
BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional developmentManage personal and professional developmentCurrentElective
BSBINS602 - Extend own information literacy skills to locate informationExtend own information literacy skills to locate informationCurrentCore
BSBLDR414 - Lead team effectivenessLead team effectivenessCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399312 Library Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0913 Librarianship, Information Management And Curatorial Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Museums,Libraries 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Cultural Centre Director,Small Museum or Gallery Manager,Library Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399312 Library Technician 17/Dec/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0913 Librarianship, Information Management And Curatorial Studies 17/Dec/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 19/Oct/2020 
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Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base in library and information services, who use a range of specialised technical competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work or the work of a team. They may help people locate information, undertake research, as well as analyse and communicate information, ideas and concepts at a complex level. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some responsibility for the output of others. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Library Technician and Research Assistant.

To meet accreditation requirements for the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) as a Library Technician, the candidate must have completed at least 70 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 16 

4 core units  plus

12 elective units,  of which:

  • 7 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • 1 elective unit must be selected from Group B
  • 2 elective units must be selected from Group C
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from Groups A, B and C
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

BSBINS407 Consolidate and maintain library industry knowledge

BSBINS503 Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements

BSBINS602 Extend own information literacy skills to locate information

ICTSAS432 Identify and resolve client ICT problems

Elective units 

Group A – Library Services 

BSBINS403 Obtain information from external and networked sources

BSBINS404 Search library and information databases

BSBINS504 Maintain digital repositories

BSBINS506 Implement lending and borrowing processes for collections

BSBINS507 Use advanced functions of integrated library management systems

BSBINS508 Research and analyse information to meet library customer needs

BSBINS509 Promote literature and reading

BSBINS510 Develop community and stakeholder relationships in a library environment

BSBINS511 Develop and promote library activities, events and public programs

BSBINS516 Undertake cataloguing activities

BSBINS604 Contribute to collection management

Group B – Information Services Skills 

BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems

BSBINS502 Coordinate data management

BSBINS505 Provide subject access and classify material

BSBINS512 Monitor business records systems

BSBINS513 Contribute to records management framework

BSBINS514 Contribute to records retention and disposal schedule

BSBINS515 Participate in archiving activities

BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information

BSBINS603 Initiate and lead applied research

CUAPRE401 Implement preventative conservation activities

CUACNM601 Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures

Group C – Transferable Skills 

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBDAT501 Analyse data

BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness

BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

BSBOPS503 Develop administrative systems

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

BSBTEC403 Apply digital solutions to work processes

BSBTEC405 Review and maintain organisation’s digital presence

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification. Supersedes but is not equivalent to BSB52115 Diploma of Library and Information Services.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10