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Certificate IV in Legal Services

BSB42215
Average Course Fee: $4400
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to provide support in a range of legal service settings. They apply solutions to a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Society and Culture'

86.6%

Satisfied with the training
66.4%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Law Clerk ( ANZSCO code 599214)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
13,300 persons were employed as Court and Legal Clerks in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 5,001 and 10,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
Average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Court and Legal Clerks in 2014 are: $1,250. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Court and Legal Clerks visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 12

8 core units plus

4 elective units, of which:

  • 4 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma qualification from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Core Units

    BSBCMM402 Implement effective communication strategies

    BSBCOM406 Conduct work within a compliance framework

    BSBLEG413 Identify and apply the legal framework

    BSBLEG414 Establish and maintain a file in legal services

    BSBLEG418 Produce complex legal documents

    BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law

    BSBLEG416 Apply the principles of the law of torts

    BSBRES404 Research legal information using primary sources

    Elective Units

    BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation

    BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment

    BSBLEG403 Maintain trust accounts

    BSBLEG417 Apply the principles of evidence law

    BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Assistant Paralegal
    Conveyancing Paralegal
    Law Clerk
    Legal Secretary
    Litigation Assistant
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Services
    Legal Administration



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    This training organisation provides:
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      Recognition for prior learning.
      Financial assistance via VET Student Loans.
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    This training provider is authorised to deliver subsidised courses in the following states and territories
    1. ACT
      ACT
    2. NSW
      NSW
    3. NT
      NT
    4. QLD
      QLD
    5. SA
      SA
    6. TAS
      TAS
    7. VIC
      VIC
    8. WA
      WA
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    Distance (training available via correspondence)
    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
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    The following facilities are required at the training site:

    Offsite training is avaliable in the following locations:
    Within a radius of deliveryItem.Radius Km from
    Limited to the following cities:
    Limited to the following postcodes:
    Online (training available online or via email submission)
    Distance (training available via correspondence)
    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
    Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.


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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Society and Culture'

    50.1%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    29.3 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    60%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    13.7%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
    10.8%
    Professionals
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $42,600

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 91.6 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    82.5
    38.7
    43.1
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    9.3
    9.7
    14.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 66.4 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 94.6 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.9 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 92.2 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 42 600 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Professionals
     
     
    60
    13.7
    10.8
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    Other Services
     
     
    50.8
    9.9
    7.2
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 91.3 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 600 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 30.4 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 88.4 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 50.1 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 39 500 44 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 45.7 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.8 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.1 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Health Care and Social Assistance
    50.8
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    9.9
    Public Administration and Safety
    Other Services
    7.2
    Other Services
    Business Services
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    Business, Business Administration and Sales          
    Leadership & Management          
    Customer Engagement          
    Medical          
    Small Business and Franchising          
    Education          
    International Trade          
    Advertising          
    Marketing & Communication          
    Purchasing          
    Recordkeeping          
    Project Management          
    Human Resources and Work Health & Safety          
    Governance          
    Quality Auditing          
    International Education          
    Library & Information Services          
    Environmental Management          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".