Legal and Justice


Legal and Justice studies offer rich and rewarding career opportunities. Melbourne Polytechnic's courses give you a strong foundation in legal frameworks and systems, and real world experience with two-week practice placements.

Our courses equip you with strong administrative and clerical skills, and a thorough introduction to the law. Areas of study include legal administration and practice, preparation of complex legal documents, how to deliver court documentation, knowledge of the legal system, public records, confidentiality principals, legal terminology, trust accounts, the conveyancing process and much more. Students who complete our courses can work in specialised private and public legal offices.

Melbourne Polytechnic legal students complete a two-week practical placement towards the end of the course. On some occasions, students may then be offered full-time employment.

Administration roles in the legal sector offer you challenging, versatile and varied work. Become a specialist in education and legal administration with this combined qualifications - the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) with the BSB30915 Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). We offer you a supportive environment, modern facilities and expert teachers.

Certificate IV in Justice
Are you interested in serving your community? Do you believe in social equality, and everyone getting a fair chance? Start your career in criminal justice with our Certificate IV in Justice.

Certificate IV in Mediation
Become an expert in negotiation and dispute resolution. Mediation is the art of negotiation, resolving disputes as a preventative law measure. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Mediation will set you up for a career in mediation or enable you to add mediation as a skill set to your existing career.

Certificate IV in Youth Justice
Are you a passionate advocate for youth? Do you want to see our next generation thrive? If you would like to help youth offenders get their lives on the right track then our Certificate IV in Youth Justice is for you.

Diploma of Justice
Are you passionate about justice and social values in our community? If you're interested in a career as a customs officer, prison officer, legal assistant or would like to work within a government department, then this course is for you.

Advanced Diploma of Justice
Are you passionate about justice and equality? Take your career in criminal justice to the next level with our Advanced Diploma of Justice. You will be qualified to work within government departments, legal firms and community legal centres.

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