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Statement of Attainment training in Introduction to Legal Services [extract from BSB42215]

Overview

This course provides you with an introduction of the skills and knowledge to provide support in a range of legal service settings. It covers legal areas such as preparing and producing complex legal documents, interpreting and applying legislation, researching legal and other information in response to requests and researching legal processes.

Qualification:

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - training in Introduction to Legal Services [extract from BSB42215]

Program No:

Program No:

SA-BT18

Duration:

Duration:

Self-paced: 10 weeks (1 term) online study of approx 5 hours per week, per unit.

This qualification forms part of the Certificate IV in Legal Services BSB42215. Upon successful completion of this program students can continue their studies to achieve the Certificate IV in Legal Services BSB42215.

Cost Info:

Cost Info:

The 2020 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

Indicative Cost:

$484

Likely Job Outcome:

Likely Job Outcome:

Legal assistant/assistant paralegal, legal secretary, legal support officer, legal support for recruitment consultant. (Job outcomes likely upon full completion of the Certificate IV in Legal Studies BSB42215).

Enrolment Type:

Enrolment Type:

Standard
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Additional Information

This program is run fully online.

You will require a computer and internet access to successfully complete this course.

Entry Requirements / How to Enrol

Open

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • BSBLEG305   Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
    • CIT Code: LEGL112
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and use legal terminology in order to undertake tasks. It applies to individuals who provide services to support legal practitioners, while under supervision. This unit underpins all units of competency in the Legal Services stream. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLEG413   Identify and apply the legal framework
    • CIT Code: LEGL176
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research legal systems and jurisdictions within Australia. It applies to individuals who use well-developed research skills to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources to provide support in a range of legal service settings. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLEG415   Apply the principles of contract law
    • CIT Code: LEGL193
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources and supply solutions to contractual issues in a legal environment. It applies to individuals who provide support in a range of legal service settings with a degree of responsibility to plan and complete investigations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLEG416   Apply the principles of the law of torts
    • CIT Code: LEGL194
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess, analyse, and evaluate tort law matters, and apply the principles of the law of torts. It applies to individuals who provide administrative support in a range of legal service settings. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Legal Services BSB52215
Certificate IV Legal Services BSB42215
Non-Accredited Training Justice of the Peace - ACT

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au