Legal Services Certificate IV BSB40620

ADVANCED LEGAL ADMINISTRATION SKILLS TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP

The specialist Certificate IV in Legal Services course is designed to develop advanced administration and para-legal skills that will enable you to take the next step in your legal administration career. Key skills such as legal research and document preparation are addressed, as is ensuring that you have a strong understanding of the Australian legal system.

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offered under the Certificate IV in Legal Services

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

  • Professional Conduct in Legal Services

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG314 Protect information in a legal services environment
    • BSBLEG311 Work in a legal services environment
  • Making and Communicating Good Business Decisions

    This subject focuses on the skills required to make and communicate sound business decisions. Active listening, critical and creative thinking, problem solving and using workplace data lead directly into how to best communicate results to your stakeholders.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
    • BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
  • Legal Documents and Searches

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG312 Carry out search of the public record
  • Undertake Legal Research

    A legal support role will often require activities to process request for information. In addition some roles there will also be a wider role to undertake basic legal research. In order to undertake this task you need an understanding of: sources of Australian law; the role of legislation; the role of common law; the doctrine of precedent; and how to resolve conflicts with various sources of law. This subject has some basic research practical tasks.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG423 Conduct simple legal research
    • BSBLEG421 Apply understanding of the Australian legal system
  • Establish a Client File

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG422 Maintain a file in a legal services environment
  • Apply Templates in Legal Document Preparation

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG424 Support the drafting of complex legal documents
  • Apply Legal Principles in Contract Law Matters

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLEG522 Apply legal principles in contract law matters

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

1,980

* - $

5,000



Course Duration

12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV in Legal Services course.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate IV in Legal Services

  • Relevant Job Role or Certificate III In Legal
    Entry to the Certificate IV program requires that you have either completed Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) or Certificate III in Legal Services or have at least 24 months experience in a legal administration role.
  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The course is an online correspondence course so you need to have strong English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed a formal course after having completed Year 12 schooling, or have proven workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    Some components of this course have practical components where students will be required to demonstrate verbal communication skills as part of their assessments. Average English skills are necessary to complete these components successfully.
  • Numeracy Skills
    Numeracy skills are only required to a basic level eg calculations with calculators.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop; some course work may be completed via mobile devices
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment

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