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Certificate IV in Legal Services

BSB42215

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This qualification is a gateway to a career in the world of law. It explores well-known techniques for evaluating information and providing specialist administrative support in a range of legal environments.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Legal Services with Open Colleges

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old, Year 10, Certificate III or higher

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Case Studies, Knowledge tests, Multiple Choice Questions, Portfolio of Evidence, Video, Written Assessments

Course Overview

This nationally recognised legal services course will train you to research legal information, produce legal documents and apply legal principles in various contexts.

The nationally recognised BSB42215 Certificate IV in Legal Services will train you to research legal information, produce legal documents and apply legal principles in various contexts. Throughout your course, you will have access to the latest learning materials, experienced trainers and Open Colleges renowned student support to give you every chance of success.

This self-paced course is delivered online, making it ideal for students with work or family responsibilities.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Legal Services with Open Colleges, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 12 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

8 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Implement effective communication strategies
    BSBCMM402

  • Conduct work within a compliance framework
    BSBCOM406

  • Identify and apply the legal framework
    BSBLEG413

  • Establish and maintain a file in legal services
    BSBLEG414

  • Apply the principles of contract law
    BSBLEG415

  • Apply the principles of the law of torts
    BSBLEG416

  • Produce complex legal documents
    BSBLEG418

  • Research legal information using primary sources
    BSBRES404

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Maintain trust accounts
    BSBLEG403

  • Apply the principles of evidence law
    BSBLEG417

  • Apply legal principles in family law matters
    BSBLEG510

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS401

Course Provider

Open Colleges has been delivering quality education for over 100 years. During this time, we have honed our unique learning model to become Australia’s leader in online learning. We’ve achieved this by continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible, affordable and supportive courses.

So far, we’ve have helped over 700,000 people gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. All of us at Open Colleges put the student at the centre of everything we do, whether that’s helping you find the right course, designing a new course, making improvements to our online campus or giving you the support you need to reach your goals.

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2002
Courses
50
Provider Type
Private
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