Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Legal Services

BSB42215

Hawthorn

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $900*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $5,620*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified February 13, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, Year 12

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
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Assistant Paralegal
  • Conveyancing Paralegal
  • Law Clerk
  • Legal Secretary
  • Litigation Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Legal Services with Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Establish systems that support innovation
    BSBINN501

  • Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
    BSBITU307

  • Maintain trust accounts
    BSBLEG403

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS401

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
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