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Training at the BiG

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A variety of topics

Apart from theoretical vocational expertise, the apprentices obtain practical everyday training and are supervised, supported and promoted by motivated teachers.

As part of the daily routine, obtained theoretical knowledge is put to practical use, whether in archives, in the library or in documentation offices of the administration, industry, the cultural and commercial sector or in journalism. You learn how information is puposefully researched and evaluated, ordered, kept, preserved, conveyed and lent. This also includes communicating via suitable media and consulting customers. Through exchange with other information and documentation offices and professional circles the BiG is continually adjusting its operational training to new findings and demands.

Information and documentation specialist, federal VET diploma – basic vocational training

More information on basic vocational training at the BiG as information and documentation specialist, federal VET diploma.

Taster days at the BiG

The BiG provides insight into the activities of an information and documentation specialist and thus enable persons to get to know this profession.

Master of Advanced Studies(MAS) study course in library and information science

Practical training at the BiG is conducted in parallel to the MAS study course in library and information science.

External internships at the BiG

Information and documentation specialist apprentices from other institutions may do an internship at the BiG to expand or consolidate their vocational expertise.

Library Am Guisanplatz Training
Papiermühlestrasse 21 A
CH-3003 Bern
+41 58 464 51 15

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