Channel your passion for administration into the legal sector and become a specialist in legal administration with the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal).
The practical learning focus employed and Melbourne Polytechnic’s industry-connected teachers mean you will graduate with job-ready skills. You may even find your first job through your course work placement.
Contribute to the smooth running of a legal practice
This entry level program will develop your business skills in the specialised area of legal administration. Learn the practical skills and knowledge required for administrative tasks, including:
- organising schedules
- producing texts from audio transcription
- producing legal documents
- producing business documents
Our qualified and experienced teachers will guide and mentor you in legal administration.
You will have the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment in the courts, police force or legal offices in a diverse range of roles including:
- legal receptionist
- legal secretary
- legal assistant
- legal support officer
For any additional information on the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal), please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance
Daytime classes over one semester
Class Schedule: *
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - PM
Thu - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThere are no mandatory requirements for entry to this course. You are expected to possess the underpinning skills and have an educational level that will enable the achievement of the objectives. You may wish to consider completing the Certificate II in Business to develop these underpinning skills
Assessment MethodsAssessment will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays and assignments
MaterialsTextbooks will need to be purchase, with further details available at enrolment. Teaching staff will provide additional materials. You should have access to a computer. Computers are available in our computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home.
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Certificate IV in Business and/or the Diploma of Business
Career PathwaysYou will be able to build on the solid fundamentals learned in this program to develop your career in legal administration
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBADM303||Produce texts from audio transcription||30|
|BSBFIA303||Process accounts payable and receivable||30|
|BSBITU302||CREATE ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS||20|
|BSBITU303||Design and produce text documents||90|
|BSBITU307||Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy||50|
|BSBLEG301||Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks||80|
|BSBLEG302||Carry out search of the public record||25|
|BSBLEG303||Deliver court documentation||10|
|BSBLEG304||Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment||20|
|BSBLEG305||Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks||40|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others||20|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.