Unit of competency details

BSBLIB306 - Process and maintain information resources (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 14/Jan/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CULINS301A - Process and maintain information resourcesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Unit moved from Library, Information and Cultural Services Training Package to Business Services Training Package. 13/Jan/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091301 Librarianship And Information Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091301 Librarianship And Information Management  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to locate, check, record, store and maintain audiovisual, digital and print-based information.

It applies to individuals working in a library and information services context who are responsible for processing and maintaining information resources, generally under supervision and within established procedures.

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

Unit Sector

Library Information Services

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Undertake information processing tasks

1.1 Label and protect information resources appropriately and apply security measures

1.2 Check outsourced shelf-ready items for processing according to organisational procedures

1.3 Make suggestions for processing and storage, taking into account the expected life, use of, and demand for resources

1.4 Record and process details of information resources according to organisational procedures and processing systems

1.5 Promptly identify problems with processing systems and procedures and report to relevant personnel

2 Arrange resources to facilitate access

2.1 Check and organise information resources promptly for appropriate arrangement or classification

2.2 Shelve printed resources according to required classification order and organisational requirements

2.3 Arrange non-printed resources according to required classification systems

2.4 Follow safety procedures, including safe manual-handling techniques when handling resources

3 Monitor resources

3.1 Regularly check resources for correct arrangement and promptly report missing or damaged resources

3.2 Undertake basic maintenance and minor repairs of damaged resources and refer unresolved repairs to supervisor

3.3 Move and transfer resources using procedures as required

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance. 

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 2.1-2.4, 3.1, 3.3

  • Interprets, consolidates and checks completeness and accuracy of information and data

Writing

1.1, 1.4, 1.5,

  • Accurately records and completes information in organisational systems

Oral Communication

1.3, 1.5, 3.2

  • Interacts effectively in verbal exchanges, using active listening and questioning to convey and clarify information

Numeracy

1.4, 2.1-2.3, 3.1

  • Identifies and comprehends mathematical information related to counting and checking information resources

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2-2.4, 3.3

  • Recognises and follows explicit and implicit protocols, policies and procedures and meets expectations associated with own role
  • Seeks clarification or assistance when required

Interact with others

1.3, 1.5, 3.2

  • Complies with work instructions and contributes to work group discussions using accepted conventions

Get the work done

1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2

  • Determines job sequence and works logically and systematically to undertake clearly defined tasks in a timely manner
  • Makes low-impact decisions within familiar situations, based on a range of pre-defined or routine solutions
  • Responds to predictable routine problems and implements standard or logical solutions
  • Uses digital technology for basic reading, recording and searching information, and for communications following routine procedures and security requirements

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBLIB306 Process and maintain information resources

CULINS301A Process and maintain information resources

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Unit moved from Library, Information and Cultural Services Training Package to Business Services Training Package.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • process and maintain a broad range of print, audiovisual and multimedia information resources according to established procedures
  • apply a broad knowledge of classification systems and techniques for processing and maintaining information resources.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • describe standard methods of organising and arranging materials, equipment and information, including:
  • arrangements designed to facilitate access to materials and information
  • common classification systems and formats
  • discuss basic information technology security procedures
  • identify and interpret organisational policies and procedures regarding processing, repair, maintenance, and disposal or replacement of damaged items
  • describe a range of protective and security devices for materials in different formats
  • identify work health and safety requirements
  • identify safe manual-handling techniques
  • describe types of damage and deterioration for print and electronic information, and different protection and storage options.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the Library Information Services field of work and include access to:

  • industry-current equipment and classification systems
  • information resources to be processed and maintained
  • relevant policy and procedures documents
  • special purpose tools, equipment, material
  • relevant industry software packages.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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