This course is suitable for people who want to gain the skills and knowledge to work as a legal receptionist or administrator in a legal environment, or in a non-legal office such as an accounting firm or a bank.
Basic knowledge of the computer and Micorsoft Office Applications and experience in a business environment would be an advantage. Other Entry Requirements Access to a computer and the internet is required.
Certificate III in Busines (Legal Administration)
Key Study Areas
The main subjects are:
* Use legal terminology
* Apply knowledge of legal systems to completed tasks
* Produce business documents
Where • Flexible Delivery
This course is delivered in:
- Off Campus, distance learning mode, home based study with tutors available for assistance as required
- Traineeship, combining work with study on the job
- Part Time Evening class
The course is around 400 hours depending on the subjects/units chosen.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
On successfully completing this course, you can find employment opportunities in legal offices, courts and accounting practices in positions such as: bookkeeper, word processing operator, computer operator, legal receptionist/secretary, personal assistant, records/clerical officer or administrative assistant.
Further Study Options
On successfully completing this course you may choose to progress to the Certificate IV in Business (Legal Services). Note: the Certificate IV is not currently offered at BRIT, but is available at Victoria University.
Assessment You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
BSACS301A Apply The Principles Of Confidentiality & Security Within The Legal Environment
BSALC301A Use Legal Terminology In Order To Carry Out Tasks
BSALF301A Maintain Records Of Time And Disbursements In A Legal Practice
BSALO301A Assist In Prioritising And Planning Activities In A Legal Practice
BSALPP301A Apply Knowledge Of The Legal System To Complete Tasks
BSALPP302A Carry Out Search Of The Public Record
BSALPP303A Deliver Court Documentation
BSALR301A Handle Receipt And Despatch Information
BSBCMN201A Work Effectively In A Business Environment
BSBCMN302A Organise Personal Work Priorities and Development
BSBCMN305A Organise Workplace Information
BSBCMN318A Write Simple Documents
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.