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Library, Information and Archive Services Assistant

Helping people using places like libraries and archives find the information and resources they need.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
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Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • organisation of resources and systems
  • issuing and returning resources
  • learning support
  • archiving knowledge
  • marketing and promoting resources

Apprentices will need to have achieved level 2 English and Maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment

Professional registration

Membership of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and the Archive and Records Association

End-Point Assessment
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More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.