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Learn the inner workings of the library environment

Learn library, computer and communication skills required to work in a library or information services team.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Library and Information Services, you’ll be able to use your broad knowledge base to solve problems and analyse information from a variety of sources in a library environment.

During the course, you’ll learn about referencing, cataloguing, circulation, database searching, multimedia, information technology (IT) and copyright. You will also develop effective communication and customer service skills, and knowledge of cultural services.

This course is also available as a traineeship

Full time: Term 1 – Tue all day, Thu all day
Full time: Term 2 – Tue all day, Thu all day, Fri pm
Full time: Term 3 – Tue all day, Thu all day
Full time: Term 4 - Tue all day, Thu all day, Fri pm

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 17 weeks. Part Time, 1 year.
Start dates
Feb, July