Chisholm Institute of TAFE RTO 0260
Start training for a legal career while completing your secondary school studies. This two year program would provide an entry level qualification for those wishing to work in both the private and public sectors of the legal system, while providing a pathway to Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications in legal and justice for those wishing to pursue further studies. This program will provide over 200 hours of accredited training per year at AQF Level 3 for block credit purposes.
Course code and title
BSB30320 Certificate III in Legal Studies
Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
SWL is not mandated in this program, though the VCAA strongly recommend all VET students undertake some work placement.
Contribution to the VCE/VCAL
Students who complete the program below may be eligible for two Unit 3 and 4 sequences. Year 1: 250 hours at AQF level III providing credit of one Units 3 and 4 sequence. Year 2: 285 hours at AQF level III, providing credit of one Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Students who successfully complete the year 12 Unit 3-4 sequence will be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR calculated using 10% of the lowest study score of the primary four.
Further information on the increment process can be found on the VCAA website: http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vet/general/recognition/vetcredit.html
This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand.
Units delivered at Chisholm Institute may include:
Write simple documents
|BSBITU302||Create electronic presentations|
|BSBITU303||Design and produce text documents|
|BSBITU307||Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy|
|BSBLEG304||Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment|
|BSBLEG306||Maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice|
|BSBLEG308||Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice|
|BSBLEG416||Apply the principles of the law of torts|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|BSBLEG305||Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks|
|BSBLEG301||Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks|
|BSBLEG413||Identify and apply the legal framework|
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Training and employment outcomes
- Legal assistant
- Legal support officer
- Legal receptionist
- Legal Secretary
National Recognised Training
- Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
- Certificate IV in Legal Services
- Diploma in Legal Services