Libraries Archives and Information Services Certificate Level 2

Where can I do this course?

  • Rhos-on-Sea, Coleg Llandrillo

Who the course is for

Staff currently working in either the libraries, archives or records management sectors who desire a qualification to prove work-based competency.

The Level 2 (certificate) is designed as a starting point for staff who are relatively new to the Libraries, Archives and Information Service sector and/or to study at Level 2.

What you will study

You will need to complete eight mandatory units:

- Creating and maintaining a user-focussed environment
- Helping users to obtain access to information and/or material
- Issuing information and/or material
- Locating and replacing information and/or material
- Protecting, securing and copying information and/or material
- Supporting users to make use of digital resources
- Understanding a Library, Archives or Information Services organisation
- Understanding the Libraries, Archives and Information Services environment

Delivery

The course is delivered in the workplace. Online support is also available via Moodle (Virtual Learning Environment).

Assessment

Work/competency based assessment. Units are assessed by a portfolio of evidence, gathered from the learner’s work.

Duration

Candidates should normally complete within 12 months.

Entry Requirements

You must be currently employed in the Libraries, Archives or Records Management sector.

Progression

Libraries Archives and Information Services Diploma Level 3.
Learners who have completed the certificate (Level 2) will be able to carry forward 21 credits to the diploma (Level 3).

Qualification

Libraries Archives and Information Services Certificate Level 2

Campuses

  • Rhos-on-Sea, Coleg Llandrillo