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