Chisholm Institute

Diploma of Legal Services

BSB52215

Dandenong, Frankston

This diploma is essential for working as a paralegal and introduces more complex areas of law, which makes it a useful stepping stone for anyone looking to continue on with law at a university level.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Legal Services with Chisholm Institute

  • $2,891*

    + $450 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 24, 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 24, 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • $5,733*

    + $450 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Dandenong

    • July 24, 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

  • Frankston

    • July 24, 2017

    • Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months), Part time (12 months)

*Verified June 20, 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
Certificate IV 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
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Gain the right skills to lead and manage legal services work

The course equips you with the necessary administrative skills required to assist lawyers representing clients on a range of legal matters.

You will gain the industry ready skills and abilities needed to succeed in Australia’s legal environment. You will get a broad appreciation of legal practices and procedures in criminal, corporate, family, property and civil law. You will also gain an understanding of cultural diversity, case management and professional ethics.

You will be qualified to work as a legal assistant, legal secretary, legal support officer or assistant paralegal.

  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Services Support Officer
  • Paralegal

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Legal Services with Chisholm Institute, 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 10 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

4 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and nurture relationships
    BSBCMM501

  • Identify and interpret compliance requirements
    BSBCOM501

  • Maintain and enhance professional practice
    BSBLED503

  • Research legal information using secondary sources
    BSBRES502

Elective Units

6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
431
Provider Type
Government
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