Diploma of Legal Services

The Diploma of Legal Services can provide you with industry ready skills and the understanding required to succeed in Australia’s legal environment.

This is your chance to enhance your legal communication, research and writing skills. Our Diploma of Legal Services will provide you with a broad understanding of contemporary and established legal practices and procedures in criminal, corporate, family, property and civil law.

The course can also equip you with the necessary administrative skills required to assist legal practitioners representing clients on a range of legal matters. This course is a must for anyone who wishes to work in the legal environment, or who is thinking about going on to university to pursue a law degree.

Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017

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Course Details

Diploma of Legal Services

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Australia Wide



Community Services & Legal


6 Months

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that the student be aged at least 16 or have completed year 12.


AQF Course Code

AQF Qualification Title
Diploma of Legal Services

Training Provider
Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
CRICOS Number: 03224D

Course Fees

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State funding programs may cause the price to be lower in select states. Please contact us by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button for more details.

VET Student Loan available: $10,000

This is amount the government will loan you for this qualification under the VET Student Loan Scheme (more information below).

Student Contribution: $0

This is the amount remaining after a loan has been approved for this qualification.

Eligibility criteria apply.

The maximum fee for this course is $10000

Funding & Loans

AUS Wide

This training is delivered with the support of the VET Student Loan Scheme. A VET Student Loan is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students to pay part of their tuition fees for higher-level VET courses.

Students are required to repay this loan through the taxation system. Further information is available on our website under Funding & Loans.

AUS Wide
Enrolments for study in 2017 are now open.

Course Units

BSB52215: Diploma of Legal Services

Stage 1

BSBCMM501Develop and nurture relationshipsUnit of Competency
BSBRES502Research legal information using secondary sourcesUnit of Competency
BSBCOM501Identify and interpret compliance requirementsUnit of Competency
BSBLED503Maintain and enhance professional practiceUnit of Competency

Stage 2

BSBLEG513Apply legal principles in corporation law mattersUnit of Competency
BSBLEG413Identify and apply the legal frameworkUnit of Competency
BSBLEG514Assist with civil procedureUnit of Competency

Stage 3

BSBLEG512Apply legal principles in property law mattersUnit of Competency
BSBLEG510Apply legal principles in family law mattersUnit of Competency
BSBLEG511Apply legal principles in criminal law mattersUnit of Competency

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