Gain a basic insight into the legal system
With a legal studies qualification you could find yourself in various support and advanced support roles.
Taught by legal professionals, you will learn how to draft legal documents and how to act ethically in a legal environment to work in fields such as criminal law, family law, commercial law or litigation, in both government and the private sector. You could be working as a para-legal alongside a legal practitioner or you may also apply to the WA Police Force (subject to entry requirements being met).
- Confidentiality and security issues
- Legal terminology
- Searching the public record
- Producing business documents
- Knowledge of the legal system
I have the following attributes:
- A desire to extend communication skills
- Able to work well under pressure
- Would like to develop organisational skills
- Able to keep information confidential
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
We recommend that students complete this qualification within 6-months. Changes to the National qualification may result in additional studies.
If you have any concerns or questions in relation to these changes, please contact the learning area for further information.
If you are studying this course at Joondalup or Midland campuses, the general business units will be covered at your selected campus but the specialist legal (BSBLEG coded) units will be delivered at our Perth campus.
Other costs for consideration:
- Text Books
- 2.5 days per week
Please note part-time study classes are run during the day only.
Other job titles may include:
- Mail Room Clerk
- Office Junior
- Office Clerk
- Support Staff (to a legal practitioner in public or private enterprises)
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Estimated Course Fee
Estimated Concession Fee
Eligible for VSL
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
Study options and next steps
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