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Qualification details

DEF40717 - Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes DEF42812 - Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal ServicesCore units increased from 5 to 7 Core units changed Qualification packaging rules increased from 11 to 14 units of competency 16/Aug/2017

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 17/Aug/2017


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBADM406 - Organise business travelOrganise business travel Elective
BSBADM502 - Manage meetingsManage meetings Elective
BSBCMM402 - Implement effective communication strategiesImplement effective communication strategies Core
BSBINM302 - Utilise a knowledge management systemUtilise a knowledge management system Core
BSBLEG308 - Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practiceAssist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice Elective
BSBLEG418 - Produce complex legal documentsProduce complex legal documents Elective
BSBPMG417 - Apply project life cycle management processesApply project life cycle management processes Elective
BSBRES404 - Research legal information using primary sourcesResearch legal information using primary sources Elective
BSBRES502 - Research legal information using secondary sourcesResearch legal information using secondary sources Elective
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 599214 Law Clerk 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0909 Law 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Defence Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 599214 Law Clerk 12/Oct/2017 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0909 Law 12/Oct/2017 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 17/Aug/2017 
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Modification History

Release 1.  This qualification was released in DEF Defence Training Package Release 2.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes and is not equivalent to DEF42812 Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services.

  • Core and elective packaging rules changed
  • Core units increased from 5 to 7
  • Elective units increased from 6 to 7
  • DEF unit codes and titles updated
  • Imported units updated

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of competencies in the provision of paralegal services by Defence paralegal practitioners.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

14 units of competency are required for this qualification comprising:

  • 7 core units listed below, plus
  • 7 elective units.

Choose a minimum of 6 elective units from the list below, of which 2 units must be taken from Group A and 4 units from Group B.

Choose the remaining 1 elective unit from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units chosen from outside this qualification must support the learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification. 

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Core units  

BSBINM302

Utilise a knowledge management system

BSBCMM402

Implement effective communication strategies

DEFDPL006

Provide support in legal assistance matters

DEFDPL012

Work in a public service legal environment

DEFDPL013

Conduct legal research

DEFGEN011

Interpret policy, legislation and regulations

PSPGEN009

Work effectively in the organisation

Group A: Specialisation elective units 

BSBLEG308

Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice

DEFDPL004

Provide support in Defence administrative law matters

DEFDPL008

Obtain information from a client

DEFDPL010

Provide support in service discipline law matters

DEFDPL011

Provide support in criminal law matters

DEFDPL014

Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environment

PSPPCM001

Carry out basic procurement

Group B: General elective units 

BSBADM406

Organise business travel

BSBADM502

Manage meetings

BSBLEG418

Produce complex legal documents

BSBRES404

Research legal information using primary sources

BSBRES502

Research legal information using secondary sources

BSBPMG417

Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

DEFGEN003

Lead a team

PSPETH002

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN023

Deliver and monitor service to clients

PSPGEN027

Gather and analyse information

PSPGEN039

Develop internal and external networks

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 1. This qualification supersedes but is not equivalent to DEF42812 Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9