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Offering Info

Certificate III in Legal Services

  • National Course Code: BSB30320
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30320-01V01-22OTE-202

Location – TAFE Digital

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

11 Hours per week

Duration

1 year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Legal Services equips you with the skills to work in legal services administrative support. Learn legal terminology, explore how the justice system works and develop the organisational abilities to take your business administration career anywhere.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Work in a legal environment
  • Use business software like Microsoft Office
  • Understand legal principles and processes
  • Protect electronic and paper-based documents, exhibits and confidential information
  • Communicate professionally in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An ethical approach to your work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A methodical and process-driven approach to work
  • Strong communication skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Legal administrative assistant
  • Legal receptionist
  • Office administration assistant
  • Office receptionist

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Legal Services
  • Diploma of Paralegal Services

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Legal Services as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the legal services industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in the legal system and processes
  • A methodical approach to your work
  • The ability to work under pressure

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a self paced online course. You must attend approximately 11 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run for 52 weeks.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
BSBLEG311 Work in a legal services environment
BSBLEG314 Protect information in a legal services environment
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBLEG312 Carry out search of the public record
BSBLEG313 Lodge documents in a legal services environment
BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

TAFE Digital
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

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