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Diploma Of Legal Services

Course Description


Course Overview

The Diploma of Legal Services provides you with industry ready skills and the understanding required to succeed in Australia’s legal environment. This is your chance to enhance your 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 will 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 legal studies.


  • Nationally Recognised Training

Duration & study load

The total duration of The Diploma of Legal Services is 26 weeks.

Additional Information

Any student who enrols from 1 January 2017 will have access to the VET Student Loans program, which is replacing the current VET FEE-HELP scheme. This is a new vocational education and training student loans program, provided to give eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly to those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.


Stage 1

BSBCMM501 : Develop and nurture relationships
BSBRES502 : Research legal information using secondary sources
BSBCOM501 : Identify and interpret compliance requirements
BSBLED503 : Maintain and enhance professional practice

Stage 2

BSBLEG513 : Apply legal principles in corporation law matters
BSBLEG413 : Identify and apply the legal framework
BSBLEG514 : Assist with civil procedure

Stage 3

BSBLEG512 : Apply legal principles in property law matters
BSBLEG510 : Apply legal principles in family law matters
BSBLEG511 : Apply legal principles in criminal law matters

Payment options

Funding & Loans

AUS Wide: This training is delivered with the support of VET Fee Help, a Commonwealth loan scheme. VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students to pay their tuition fees for higher-level VET courses. A 20% loan fee may apply. Students are required to repay this loan through the taxation system. VET Fee Help loans will impact a student’s credit rating.

About Careers Australia

By submiting an enquiry on this Diploma Of Legal Services, you will receive a complimentary course consultation with Careers Australia. With 15 campuses located throughout Australia, Careers Australia's facilities and staff offer world class academic and student support. The extensive offering of accredited short courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and diplomas we provide creates thousands of pathways into employment and further education across a range of industries.

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The AQF incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. Careers Australia is made up of a number of wholly owned Registered Training Organisations and all of our courses are recognised under the AQF. We also have a number of courses registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students, which is the government body that oversees formal international student education in Australia. What this means is that regardless of what type of student you are, where you come from, or what course you are enrolling in, you will get the same nationally recognised, globally renowned, and industry acclaimed education at Careers Australia.

Careers Australia delivers courses trading as Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (RTO 22479) and Careers Australia Institute of Training Pty Ltd (RTO 31470).

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