New Zealand Certificate in Library and Information Services for Children and Teens

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management



30 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide library and information service providers with people who have skills in multiple literacies, reader development, and library programme design and delivery for children and teens within Aotearoa New Zealand's diverse communities.
This qualification is intended for people working with children and teens in libraries, schools and public sector organisations.
Graduates will often lead programmes and will be able to work in a supervisory/coaching/influencing role in their area of specialty.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must have evidence of successful study at level 5 in information and library studies or a related field such as teaching. Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements will be eligible to be enrolled where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


30 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,172 $3,172
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,193 $3,193
Total $6,364 $6,364

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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