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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Start your Legal Secretary course by examining the duties and expectations of client confidentiality and privacy. Look deeper into the legislative obligations that impact legal practices, and how these legal obligations impact your role. Learn an approach to compliance management that will ensure you can adapt to changing compliance obligations.
The Australian Legal Framework includes the legislative system of parliament as well as the judicial court systems. This subject explains the relationship between those elements and also how the adversary trial system operates in both criminal and civil jurisdictions.
This subject requires research of relevant laws and application of the law to legal tasks. Verbal and written communication skills are used to assess communication skills. The development, monitoring and improvement of client files in line with confidentiality and privacy principles is a key focus in this subject.
This subject asks to identify the elements of a valid contract, relate to case scenario and produce a justification in the form of a short report. Relevant laws are identified, analysed and applied to case studies. The laws explored include; Australian Consumer Law, Contract Law, Tort Law and Negligence.
This subject has a large practical focus, activities include how to Mail Merge, Integrate applications and link objects. An opportunity exists to apply design principles to enhance the look and functionality of workplace documents. This subject will ask for the application of confidentiality principles to tasks carried out in a legal role.
This subject provides the skills and knowledge required to organise effective meetings including the preparation and distribution of meeting related documents such as agendas and minutes. It also covers skills and knowledge required to organise business travel, including preparing travel related documentation and making travel bookings.
Providing good service to your internal and external customers is a critical responsibility for senior staff, team leaders and managers. Learn how to identify the key aspects of service delivery important to your customers, and the customer service system needed to achieve your service standards.
This subject is specifically designed to lay a strong leadership foundation for learners. Focusing on key leadership elements such as communication, organisational behaviour, being a role model, problem solving, delivering feedback and effective decision making, this subject is perfect for anyone looking to build or enhance their leadership skills.
This subject has been structured to progressively develop the students skill and knowledge in the building, managing and maintaining of customer relationships to support business outcomes. It explains the difference between customer service and customer relationship building; with an emphasis on the skills required for longer term relationship building. This includes considering a range of client relationship strategies and also how to use networking effectively.
Achieving goals is at the heart of leadership success. You will learn how to set effective targets and priorities to maximise your productivity and results. This subject covers how to assess urgency and priorities, plan work schedules, monitor individual and team performance and set professional development goals.
Environmental sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. This subject explains what sustainable practices are and how you can follow them in your workplace. Content includes recycling programs and ways to monitor usage of business resources so you can identify money saving practices.
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1,980* - $
12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Legal Services.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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A traineeship is great way to develop the skills of your workforce.
Traineeships combine time at work with training, and can be full-time, part-time or school-based. Trainees must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident visa holder. Each state determines what subsidised training is available for your trainees in that state.
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