Accredited courses and qualifications

DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN THE LIS SECTOR?

This page has links to listings of current librarian, information specialist and library technician courses, accredited and undergoing accreditation by ALIA, and include DiplomaBachelor, Graduate Diploma and Masters education programs supporting Archives, Libraries and Records Management in Australia.

ALIA's Course Accreditation process ensures the quality of courses and their relevance to current and emerging library and information practice. All ALIA Accredited courses - Red and Gold - cover the core knowledge, skills and attributes and the foundation knowledge, skills and attributes relevant to Information Professionals working in Archives, Libraries and Records Management required for effective professional practice in the Library and Information sector. Gold level accreditation is an available option for any institution with a preference for a Reaccreditation Panel visit. The option for Gold accreditation is only available for institutions after successfully completing their first accreditation process. More information about accreditation can be found on the library and information science educators page.

ALIA ACCREDITED Courses

If you have completed qualifications and training in library and information science (LIS) overseas or you have completed a non-accredited Australian course, please visit this page for further information on recognition in Australia.

EDUCATION ADVICE

For those considering their first library and information management qualification, or who want to check recognition of overseas qualifications: education@alia.org.au

For those wishing to extend their current library and information management qualifications and training to further, or diversify, their careers: pd@alia.org.au