This course is for students who are interested in working, or already work, as a legal support officer in a law firm, commercial entity, community organisation or the public sector.
Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification.
The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.
Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.
Graduates will be equipped to gain employment as a legal assistant, legal secretary, legal support officer or assistant paralegal.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Certificate IV in Legal Services
The course covers the Australian legal system and court process, legal research, the law and professional rules that apply to legal support staff, legal computing, legal communication, contract law and torts. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 4 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course.
TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.
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