The Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services is an excellent foundational course to assist graduates in attaining entry level positions in the arts and library sectors, including galleries and museums.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who need to use a broad range of skills and knowledge in a wide variety of environments.
You will learn about information management in a cultural context of information management in Australia. You will acquire the relevant competencies to be able to organise, maintain and promote library collections. You will also learn how to assist in providing clients with the material and information they require. You will acquire skills in searching databases, using cataloguing tools and using multimedia.
The Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services is ideal for students who would like to pursue a career path in the library or arts, with indicative roles such as:
- Arts officer
- Customer service officer – galleries, libraries, archives, records and museums
- Gallery officer
- Heritage officer
- Library assistant
- Library officer
- Museum assistant
- Museum officer
- Records officer
- Visitor liaison officer
Entry requirements differ according to course provider.
Course duration is dependent on study mode.
Online students will have the benefit of self-paced study with the average student able to complete the course within 26 weeks studying 4 hours per week. Most online programs will allow students up to 52 weeks to complete the course.