Library, Information and Archive Services (LIAS) Assistant Apprentices perform a front line role in all sectors supporting society through anticipating, determining, stimulating and satisfying the needs of existing and potential users for access to information in an ethical and fair or appropriate manner.
Learners will understand the needs of people using information in all its formats including digital, organise and manage those information resources. This may include arranging and displaying the resources; marketing and promoting the resources; and providing access to the resources. They will gain transferable skills across a range of services, such as library, archive, knowledge, customer services, and learning support, whilst helping people to use and value the available resources.
The duties typically take place in a public spaces such as libraries, archives, hospitals and other commercial/office or information-based organisations such as law firms , universities, schools and the media etc.