TAFE Now

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 TAFE Now

  • $1,980*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

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    • Anytime

    • Self paced (18 months)

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  • $4,500*

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    • Self paced (18 months)

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    Online Self paced (18 months)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, Year 10

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

This course is for people who work in a legal setting and who wish to develop skills and a broad knowledge base to provide appropriate support within this industry.

You will be able to apply solutions to a range of unpredictable problems, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources and an understanding of the legal framework.

If you find this course sparks further professional career aspirations you may wish to apply to for the Diploma in Legal Services to assist you in gaining entry to a relevant university degree with up to 12 months advanced standing.

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  • Conveyancing Paralegal
  • Law Clerk
  • Legal Secretary
  • Litigation Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Legal Services with TAFE Now, 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.

  • Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks
    BSBLEG301

  • Apply the principles of evidence law
    BSBLEG417

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS201

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS401

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

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1999
Courses
636
Provider Type
Government
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