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Statement of Attainment training in Working in a School Library [extract from BSB31215]


This training provides you with the practical skills relating to the day-to-day operations of a school library.  You will learn how to use cataloguing tool, how to process (label, protecting and storage), maintain information resources (monitoring and repairing) and assist with circulation services (providing information to customers, loan and financial transactions as well as providing multimedia support).

The units are a subset of Certificate III in Library and Information Services BSB31215.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Working in a School Library [extract from BSB31215]
Program No: SA-BD37
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 term part-time (approximately 6 hours per week) face-to-face and online delivery

Additional individual study of approximately 6 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work, and skill development.
Cost Info: Approximately $260

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $215
Likely Job Outcome: School support staff who wish to work in their school library, library assistant and gallery officer.
Application Type: Register Your Interest

Additional Information

Units achieved in this program will count towards Certificate III in Library and Information Services BSB31215

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Core - Complete all 3 subjects

  • BSBLIB305 Use established cataloguing tools
    • CIT Code: LIBR148
      Cost: $95.00

      This unit describes skills and knowledge required to select and use established tools, systems, technologies, conventions and standards to search, retrieve and validate data from catalogues at an introductory level.
      It applies to individuals working in a library or information services context, under supervision, who apply a general understanding of cataloguing and bibliographic concepts in their job.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLIB306  Process and maintain information resources
    • CIT Code: LIBR144
      Cost: $90.00

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLIB201  Assist with circulation services
    • CIT Code: LIBR145
      Cost: $30.00

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to process loan transactions and respond to circulation and lending enquiries from customers.
      It applies to individuals working under supervision within established policies and procedures, in frontline library and information services roles.

      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email