Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Services Level 2 Work-based (FBMS)

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC287
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Part Time


If you are methodical, enthusiastic about the value of books and information, and are polite and friendly when dealing with people, this programme could be for you.


You will produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your competence in working in a library, archives and/or records management role. The portfolio can be presented as a traditional paper based file or as an electronic file using our e-portfolio.

The course is made up of 8 mandatory units as follows:

Creating and maintaining a user focused 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 libraries, archives or information service organisation

Understanding a libraries, archives and information services environment

How will it be delivered?

The course is assessed through the production of reports with supporting evidence, observation of the student working in the libraries, archives or information services organisation, questioning of the students’ knowledge in this area and testimony from the students’ workplace on their work.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements but students must be working in this environment already to be able to provide the evidence required. A job analysis will be carried out with a member of the assessment team before a place on programme is confirmed.

Your next steps...

On successful completion of the programme you may wish to progress onto the Level 3 Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Management Services course which covers more specialised work for those in a more senior role