Redesign your career with this diploma qualification. Develop specialised skills and knowledge to become a paralegal. In this course students will gain an in-depth understanding of the Australian legal system, while enhancing administrative skills to be able to support a team of law professionals. Students will learn how to carry out legal research, maintain a legal filing system and follow legal instructions, and also develop the skills to write complex documents and communicate in a legal service environment.
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Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age
Successful applicants must satisfactorily complete the following units (or equivalent) before progressing to the Diploma of Paralegal Services: BSBLEG314 Protect information in a legal services environment; BSBLEG423 Conduct simple legal research; and BSBLEG424 Support the drafting of complex legal documents or have two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience.
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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Legal assistant, paralegal.
11 Jan 2024
Fee *See notes
1 year On campus with some online