Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Services Level 3 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 BC288
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
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.


Mandatory Units

Approaches to the organisation of information and/or material

Supporting users to make use of digital resources

Understanding a libraries, archives or information service organisation

Understanding a libraries, archives or information service environment

Plus the chance to choose a range of optional units which include:

Optional units include:

Creating and maintaining a user-focused environment

Promoting libraries, archives and information services

Providing induction and orientation activities for users

Engaging with the wider community

Reader development

Leading a team

School librarianship

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 consider higher education and undertake a degree in library studies.