School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies


PROGRAMMES

  • The following courses are offered by the School:
  • Ordinary Diploma in Librarianship
  • Ordinary Diploma in Records Management and Archives Administration
  • Certificate in Library Studies
  • Elementary Library Training


    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    NTA Level 6 :  Ordinary Diploma in Library, Records and Information Studies 

    Duration: Two Years
    In order to be admitted a candidate must have the following qualification:

    1. Certificate of Secondary Education (CSEE)  or equivalent, with passes in FOUR  subjects including English obtained at the same sitting prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.E.) OR:

                 FIVE  passes obtained at different sittings prior to sitting for the Advanced

                 Certificate of Secondary Education Examination.

    1. One of the following combinations

             One Principal pass in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.E.) or:

             An appropriate equivalent Certificate of Library Studies, Certificate in Records Management and Archival Administration (NTA Level 4).

             Teaching Certificate of not less than B grade obtained from a college which is fully registered by NACTE and approved by the SLADS’ Governing Council.

             Other equivalent certificates may be considered.

    NTA Level 4 :Basic Technician Certificate in Library, Records and Information Studies

    Duration: One Year
    In order to be admitted a candidate must have the following qualification

    1. Certificate of Secondary Education (“O” level) with FOUR  passes in any subject including English at  one sitting OR:
    2. Certificate of Secondary Education (“O” level) with the minimum of three passes and possession of an Elementary Library Training Certificate awarded by SLADS in which the candidate has passed all subjects.
    A Certificate of Computer Studies of less than a year is an added advantage and not a qualification.

    Mode of application

    • Application forms may be obtained from SLADS Bagamoyo or the National Central Library - SLADS,  in Dar es s salaam upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Tshs. 20,000/- payable to NMB Bagamoyo Branch Account No. 2103500010.
    • Candidates should apply in response to this advertisement. Applicants who were not selected for the Academic Year 2012//13 are encouraged to re-apply.
    • Applications must reach the undersigned not later than 15 July 2013.
    • Only successful applicants will be informed by the first week of August 2013.

    Duly filled in application forms accompanied by relevant copies of academic and birth certificates should be submitted at SLADS Bagamoyo or addressed to:

    The Principal

    School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies

    P.O. Box 227

    BAGAMOYO

    Email: sladsbagamoyo@yahoo.com

    NB: Applicants are reminded that, presenting false certificates/documents is a criminal offence and shall be reported to the Police.


    APPLICATION FORMS

Application forms can be obtained from the office of Academic, or they will be sent directly to the applicant upon request, but only where the applicant meets the required admission qualifications. Application form can also be downloaded online by clicking HERE

For detailed information about application requirements and mode of payment open the Course Announcement sheet HERE.

 The duly filled forms must reach academic Officer not later than the date indicated on the advertisement calling or applications for the particular admission season. Only applicants who meet the required minimum entry qualifications into the School should submit application forms. Forms from applicants who do not meet the minimum entry qualifications will not be processed and the admission fee if paid will be forfeited.


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