At LTSA, you have the option of studying individual subjects that suit your needs, that are always contextualised to the Library and Information Services sector, so you are learning new skills and knowledge in the practical context in which you want to work!

This gives you the ultimate flexibility – you can select one unit that you want to upskill on, or you can select a whole number of them. In effect, you can tailor your studies to your particular needs and context.

As part of our offering, we have 36 individual subjects that you can select from. Please find them below. Each of these is hyperlinked so that you can get more information on them. Note that if two subjects are on a similar topic, the one that is higher up the list will be the more advanced subject.

 

Our top 3 subjects studied are:

BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service

ICTSAS410 – Identify and resolve client IT problems

ICTWEB201 – Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

But you can select any three subjects from the list below that you are interested in!

 

Customer Service

BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service

BSBCUS301 – Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBCUS201 – Deliver a service to customers

 

Leading and Working With Others

BSBLDR403 – Lead team effectiveness

BSBWOR203 – Work effectively with others

 

Library and Information Services Industry Knowledge

BSBLIB402 – Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge

CUAIND202 – Develop and apply knowledge of information and cultural services organisations

 

Collection Management and Resource Processing

BSBLIB603 – Contribute to collection management

BSBLIB306 – Process and maintain information resources

BSBLIB201 – Assist with circulation services

 

Collection Maintenance and Preservation

CUACNM601 – Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures

 

Events, Programs and Activities

BSBLIB503 – Develop and promote activities, events and public programs

CUAEVP401 – Present information on activities, events and public programs

CUAEVP201 – Assist with the presentation of public activities and events

 

Copyright

BSBLIB513 – Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements

BSBIPR401 – Use and respect copyright

 

Information Literacy and Reading

BSBLIB507 – Promote literature and reading

BSBLIB604 – Extend own information literacy

BSBLIB405 – Assist customers to access information

BSBLIB304 – Develop and use information literacy skills

 

IT and Social Media

ICTSAS410 – Identify and resolve client IT problems

BSBLIB303 – Provide multimedia support

ICTICT203 – Operate application software packages

ICTWEB201 – Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

 

Cataloguing & Classification

BSBLIB509 – Provide subject access and classify material

BSBLIB403 – Complete a range of cataloguing activities

BSBLIB305 – Use established cataloguing tools

 

External and Networked Information

BSBLIB506 – Maintain digital repositories

BSBLIB407 – Search library and information databases

BSBLIB406 – Obtain information from external and networked sources

 

Integrated Library Management Systems

BSBLIB510 – Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems

BSBLIB404 – Use integrated library management systems

 

Workplace, Health and Safety (WHS or OHS)

BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace

BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBWHS302 – Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others

 

Subject Investment

LTSA strives to make vocational education as accessible and as flexible as possible. Payments are of each unit are made monthly (for full-time study) or every six weeks (for part-time study), depending on the rate of study.

The standard investment involved for each subject is:

  • Course Fee per Individual Unit: $520
  • Administration Fee: a one-off, non-refundable administration fee payable at the start of study
    • $50 Admin Fee for 1-3 Individual Units
    • $150 Admin Fee for 4+ Individual Units

Please note that LTSA is here to support its students, and should any hardship occur, we are always happy to discuss flexible payment options for students.

It should be noted that no study materials will be sent without the receipt of payment of the unit in advance.

 

Please contact us with any questions!

Enrolments for all library units and qualifications are now closed.

Please contact us to find out about other options available.