Certificate IV in Legal Services


Your career in the legal profession starts here. Learn essential legal skills to land your role as an assistant or start your path to becoming a paralegal.

Make your mark in the legal industry

Learn the essentials of working in the legal industry assist in legal case preparation and management. Learn the fundamentals of case management and law to join a legal firm.

You want to work for the good of society, now is the time to get your career into overdrive with a steady legal professional qualification.

Industry Connections and Resources

This exciting program has all the essence of legalities and you will attend to visiting first class law firms to see the inner workings of a legal office.

Employment Outcomes

With a certificate IV in Legal Services you may find employment opportunities as a:

  • Legal assistant
  • Legal secretary
  • Legal personal assistant

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Modes of Delivery




The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

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Learner guides will be provided

Entrance Requirements

Good understanding of English

Career Pathways

  • Legal assistant

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

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.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBADM405 Organise meetings 20
BSBCMM402 Implement effective communication strategies 40
BSBCOM406 Conduct work within a compliance framework 30
BSBLEG413 Identify and apply the legal framework 60
BSBLEG414 Establish and maintain a file in legal services 50
BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law 60
BSBLEG416 Apply the principles of the law of torts 60
BSBLEG417 Apply the principles of evidence law 60
BSBLEG418 Produce complex legal documents 80
BSBLEG514 Assist with civil procedure 60
BSBRES404 Research legal information using primary sources 40
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents 50

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.