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Certificate IV in Legal Services

Course Description

Certificate IV

Course Overview

The nationally recognised BSB42215 Certificate IV in Legal Services will train you to research legal information, produce legal documents and apply legal principles in various contexts. Throughout your course, you will have access to the latest learning materials, experienced trainers and Open Colleges renowned student support to give you every chance of success.

This self-paced course is delivered online, making it ideal for students with work or family responsibilities.

Job Outcomes

  • Legal Assistant/Assistant Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Support for Recruitment Consultant
  • Legal Support Officer
  • Receptionist


  • Nationally Recognised Training

Duration & study load

Maximum 18 months

Entry requirements


While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, preferred pathways for candidates considering entry into this qualification include:

  • School Certificate or equivalent OR
  • Relevant qualifications such as BSB31015 Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) OR
  • Relevant vocational experience.

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 18 years old


  • Case Studies
  • Knowledge tests
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Video
  • Written Assessments

Payment options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment options that could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $101.88 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 25% on eligible courses

  • $3,742.50 upfront payment

About Open Colleges

By submiting an enquiry on this Certificate IV in Legal Services, you will receive a complimentary course consultation with Open Colleges.  At Open Colleges, we put you at the centre of everything that we do. We measure our success in the success of our students. With more than 100 years of experience in distance learning, we have the expertise in delivering education and training to individuals seeking to launch, change or accelerate their careers.

We focus on meeting the specific needs of adult learners by delivering highly flexible, accessible and affordable learning opportunities. Our unique learning model provides you with ultimate control – to study anywhere, anytime and at your own pace. Our online campus – OpenSpace – provides you with access to learning resources, expert trainers and assessors, collaboration with other learners and a comprehensive range of support services.

RTO number: 90796

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