Diploma of Library and Information Services
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Establish your career in library services with this diploma level course. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work as a library technician in public, special, school, and academic libraries. Employers are looking for graduates who are efficient, can communicate clearly, and interact well with others. This diploma is accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and will help graduates to launch a successful career. Students will learn how to help people research and analyse information in a professional environment, catalogue and classify material, maintain digital repositories, and implement workplace health, safety and security procedures. Students will also use, evaluate and extend their own information literacy skills. Successful completion of this course will qualify graduates to become a library technician in a diverse range of settings. Graduates will also have a solid foundation to continue with further study.


VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information.

Combined diploma/degrees

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Library technician, museum coordinator/technician, special collections officer, metadata officer, digital services officer, information services officer, gallery technician, collection development officer, access services officer.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025


Fee *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Course Duration

1 year On campus with some online