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Library and information services

Develop the skills you need to work as a qualified library technician and unlock a range of rewarding roles working in public, school, and academic libraries, as well as ancillary services including museums and art galleries. 

Study library and information services

Libraries continue to have a solid foundation in our community as they evolve with the times. They provide vital services in computer access, and language courses, and partnerships that connect a diverse range of people with education. With job openings for qualified library technicians expected to grow over the next five years, now's a great time to get qualified.

TAFE Queensland offers both introductory and advanced courses in library and information services ranging from entry-level certificates through to higher-level qualifications. Our Diploma of Library and Information Services (BSB50520) is even accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Develop a range of transferable skills and kick start your career working in museums, art galleries, or libraries.

Career outcomes

  • Customer service officer
  • Library technician
  • Inquiry clerk
  • Library officer
  • Research information officer
  • Senior library assistant
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