The Library Technician 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. It is a part-time online 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.
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.
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.
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.
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