The Certificate III in Legal Services is the ideal course to kick-start your legal administration career towards that ideal Legal Secretary role. This qualification provides an essential background into how the legal sector operates and ensures that you are aware of the etiquette and legal terminology needed to carry out legal administration tasks.
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Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment
Elective subjects may apply and will be determined during the induction process
This introductory subject about the role of a legal receptionist looks at the skills involved in scheduling client appointments and the requirements for confidentiality in legal roles. It will assist learners in the identification, understanding and use of legal terms within a legal context. The use of case scenarios help to demonstrate the requirements to protect confidential client information.
This subject looks at an important skill that is needed in all job roles, as well as in life in general. Communication is at the heart of how we interact with one another. Understanding how to communicate effectively can therefore have positive benefits in your work and life. Reception staff also need to have a positive approach to their role as they create first impressions with clients.
Working in the legal profession requires the effective use of computers and equipment to input, collect and manage data and information for clients and the practice. This subject looks at the technology available to you, and ways to use computer software to better organise information and data. Online searches are an important tool to find and check information needed to undertake many legal tasks. This subject also covers how to complete forms and request searches. It requires students to create user accounts for online services.
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Being able to organise personal work priorities is an essential job skill in every industry. This Subject will teach you how to set and meet work priorities through effective time management and planning your work schedule. Also learn the importance of professional development activities to chart your career growth.
Customer Service is a key function in all job roles, and so engagement of the customer is a critical skill. This subject looks at essential service skills to identify the customers needs and delivering good customer service. As well as skill practicals, there is a small component that looks at how to receive customer feedback positively.
This subject covers the skills and knowledge required to work in a healthy and safe manner. You will learn to recognise hazards, the importance of safety signs and how to raise safety issues within a workplace. This is a great entry level subject to help you act and respond in a safe manner and it also covers how to respond to emergency incidents.
In this introduction to word processing you will learn/develop key word processing skills that will allow you to create, style and prepare business documents. You will gain the experience to move and add text and using formatting techniques through practical activities. You will use Microsoft Word to prepare required documents using specific word processing features.
Learn to develop a good writing style for creating standard business documents such as basic letters, invoices, memos, messages and emails. You will also get tips on reviewing, proofreading and editing documents, as well as how to safely save and store them. Practical activities ensure that you have the necessary skills to organise information, communicate with work colleagues and write clearly.
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48 weeks is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate III in Legal Services course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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