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RDA - Intro To Resource Description And Access

TAFE Plus Statement

TAFE NSW Course Number: 29384
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Course description

Our RDA - Intro To Resource Description And Access course is a half-day information session on the transition from AACR2 to RDA (Resource Description and Access). This course is for librarians, library technicians and library staff. Participants will gain an understanding of the impact of RDA on cataloguing and library catalogues. Topics covered:

  • Why RDA not AACR3?
  • What will a RDA catalogue look like?
  • The FRBR environment explained
  • WEMI, Attributes and Relationships explained
  • Key differences between RDA and AACR2.

We highly recommend you complete a personalised career and study profile to confirm this course is right for you, you will find the Career Voyage link below.

What are the entry requirements? (including Recognition of Prior Learning)

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Under 17 and wanting to leave school? read more

Pathway to university or higher education read more

How much is the course?


Important information for 2015

From 2014 there will be a staged implementation of Smart and Skilled, including the introduction of an entitlement to government subsidised training from 1 January 2015. For more information on Smart and Skilled and how it may affect the fees you pay in 2015, please visit www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/index.html.

How do I enrol?

Register online by clicking the link for your preferred study option, as listed below. Alternatively you can contact the College on 131870 to enrol over the phone or enrol in person at the college during business hours, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Want to get started?

Enrolling in the RDA - Intro To Resource Description And Access TAFE Plus Statement couldn't be simpler. Choose from the dates below.

Course Commences
Monday 14 July 2014 make an enquiry

If you are unable to enrol online please call 131 870 for assistance.

What is the proposed timetable?

6 hours per week x 1 Days

This course is offerred on demand - registrations will be retained and a delivery date will be set by the teaching section once there is enoguh interest to conduct the commence the course.

This is a full day program is generally conducted on a Friday, between 9:30am - 4:30pm

I would like to talk to someone before I enrol

Customer Service - WSI Mount Druitt College 131870

We are committed to enhancing all students' prospects to reach their potential and achieve a positive future. We recognise that for some students additional support services are fundamental to ensure success. We have the following expert support services available at each College which you may access by calling 131870 to make an appointment: Counselling and Career Development, Disability, Aboriginal, Multicultural, Outreach, Adult Basic Education and Open Learning Centre Support Services.

Need help deciding?

Our free online career and study planning tool can help.

You will receive a personalised career and study profile based on your responses. If you would like to discuss your results in person, please contact our Counselling and Career Development Unit by calling 131 870 to make an appointment. To get started click the link below:

Registration Information & Conditions

Course Commencement and Confirmation

  • Courses will commence subject to a sufficient number of participants.
  • Course fees must be paid prior to course commencement. For courses where VET FEE-HELP is available please see the VET FEE-HELP page for enrolment conditions.
  • When there is only one date for a course, additional courses may be offered where there is a demand. You can register your interest in attending the course by contacting the relevant college.
  • Courses may also be delivered on demand.


No Concessions are available on WSI PLUS courses.

Recognition of Prior Learning

All students in TAFE NSW are entitled to apply for recognition in the course or qualification in which they are currently enrolled.

Refunds and Cancellations

Refund and cancellation conditions vary depending on the course you are enrolled in. For full details on refunds and cancellations please see Withdrawing and Refunds.

* Temporary visa holders and international students – specific conditions apply. For further information, please contact the college.

About WSI PLUS Courses

WSI Plus courses are run on a commercial basis and are specially designed to meet your immediate training needs. They are competitively priced to ensure that you get top quality training for a reasonable investment.

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