College of Business & Commerce

CERTIFICATE IV IN LIBRARY / INFORMATION STUDIES

This qualification is nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC), and it is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).

DESCRIPTION

This qualification introduces students to the role of libraries in society, the responsibilities of librarians and other information professionals, and current issues such as literacy and intellectual freedom. Students learn development of libraries in the Pacific and elsewhere using the emerging ICT knowledge.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited to:

  • Library Assistant
  • Library Attendant
  • Junior Information Assistant
LENGTH OF PROGRAMME
Full Time 1 year
Part Time 1 and half years
ELIGIBILITY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to this programme, a person shall have:

  1. A pass in Form 6 with English or equivalent; or
  2. Relevant work experience; or
  3. Met the mature student admission criteria
COURSE INFORMATION 

This programme has a total of five (5) courses.

Course Code Course Title Semester Delivery Mode Campus Fees (FJD)
CEL41   Introduction to Library Systems and Services    1 Blended All Campuses $310
CEL42 Building our Library Resources    1 Blended All Campuses $310
CEL43 Supporting the Information Needs of Our Users 1 Blended All  Campuses $310
CEL44 Lending and Promotion of Library Collections 2 Blended All Campuses $310
CEL45 Organising our Library Resources    2 Blended All Campuses $310

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EOI 2020