ABOUT THE UNIT 

This unit is an elective unit for the Certificate III and Diploma of Library and Information Services and a core unit for the Certificate IV in Library and Information Services. The unit introduces you to the skills and knowledge required to use a range of multimedia equipment and programs at a non-specialist level. The unit will cover the following areas:

  • Selecting appropriate multimedia equipment for specific purposes
  • Understand the basic functions of various multimedia equipment
  • Workplace health and safety issues relating to the use of electrical equipment
  • Use general features and functions of multimedia equipment
  • Tips for setting up multimedia
  • Assisting customers to use multimedia equipment and programs
  • Identify and fix minor operational issues
  • Routine maintenance
  • Situations where specialist help is required
  • Gathering information and reporting on the use of multimedia equipment and programs
  • Review and evaluate use of multimedia in relation to its intended use
  • Make recommendations based on review

HOW THIS UNIT RELATES TO YOUR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES CAREER

These days libraries and information services utilise a variety of multimedia devices in the delivery of various services, activities and events. This unit applies to individuals working in any industry context requiring a general understanding of different multimedia equipment and software applications. The unit is general and introductory in nature.

TRANSFERABILITY OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

This unit has exceptionally broad applicability across industries and workplace contexts, and will be relevant to any future role you have, both in or outside of Library and Information Services.

For further information on this unit visit training.gov.au