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  • BSB31015

Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

At a glance

At a glance

Kick-start your career in the legal profession with this entry-level course in business administration.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Receptionist
  • Law Clerk
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB31015 Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start your career in the legal profession with this qualification in business administration. This course will qualify you for entry-level business administration roles in the legal profession. Learn how to apply administrative competencies in a legal office work environment using discretion and judgement as well as provide technical advice and team support. 

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as law clerks grew strongly over the past five years and is expected to see strong growth in the future. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are professional, courteous and responsible. 

In this course you will gain a broad range of administrative knowledge and practical skills for work including touch typing, drafting simple legal documents, and advanced use of word processing software. This course will also teach you about the legal profession including how to search public records, prepare documents for court, and interpret and use legal terminology. At TAFE Queensland we are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals with our industry trained teachers supporting you every step of the way.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek employment as a legal receptionist, legal secretary, or law clerk. This qualification also provides a foundation for further studies in the Diploma of Justice or Diploma of Legal Services.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBITU307
Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWHS201
Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Online
BSBADM307
Organise schedules
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313
Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314
Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBLEG301
Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks T
BSBLEG302
Carry out search of the public record
BSBLEG303
Deliver court documentation
BSBLEG304
Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment
BSBLEG306
Maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
Greater Brisbane
BSBITU212
Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBITU312
Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313
Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314
Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBLEG301
Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks
BSBLEG302
Carry out search of the public record
BSBLEG303
Deliver court documentation
BSBLEG304
Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment
BSBLEG305
Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

A good knowledge of computer basics with a sound achievement in Year 10 Maths, and English is desirable.  All age applicants are welcome.

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland