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Library Technician post-diploma certificate

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Offered jointly by the Library and Information Technology and Continuing Education departments, this post-diploma certificate program is designed to meet the needs of working library technicians who have completed a diploma and wish to pursue career-enhancing opportunities.

The program is offered online to allow you to arrange study time around your work schedule. Course materials are designed to equip you with practical skills and help you succeed in the rapidly evolving landscape of information technology in Canada. Check to see if the program qualifies for funding through your workplace's professional development program. 

Credential: Post-diploma certificate

Format: Part time, online

Duration: 2 years

Tuition*: $394.17 per course + ancillary fees, & semester-based fees

Fees and Payments

Start dates: January, May, September

Application deadline:
Continuous intake: Qualified applicants are considered for the next intake in which there is space. Application Type: Undergrad.

* Tuition subject to change without notice. Textbooks are not included in tuition.

Employment facts

In BC, library technicians typically work in information and cultural industries, elementary and secondary schools, universities, and community colleges. The employment outlook for library technicians is good with low levels of unemployment. Job growth is expected due to the large number expected to retire--22% who are currently employed as library technicians are over the age of 55.

Entrance requirements

View entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.

Program outline

The Library Technician Post-diploma certificate is a part-time program designed for library technicians seeking continuing education opportunities that directly address issues relating to their profession. This program is specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals. All courses are offered over 8 weeks online.

Courses

Currently, there are five courses available that can be completed in any order. Courses are worth 2 academic credits each.

  • LIBT 380: Emergent Library Technologies
  • LIBT 381: Leadership for Library Technicians
  • LIBT 382: Promotional Planning for Library Technicians
  • LIBT 383: Diversity in the Workplace
  • LIBT 385: Information Rights: Privacy and Freedom

View course outlines in the UFV Academic Calendar

As a Library Technician Post-diploma certificate student, you are eligible for services including the Library, Advising, Career Centre, Student Union Society and more.

Questions?

Phone: 604-854-4582
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441 ext. 4582
Email: libitinfo@ufv.ca
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