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Qualification details

DEF40722 - Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEF40717 - Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services 20/Oct/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Oct/2022


Units of competency

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DEFDPL030 - Provide support in Defence administrative law mattersProvide support in Defence administrative law mattersCurrentElective
DEFGEN011 - Interpret policy, legislation and regulationsInterpret policy, legislation and regulationsCurrentCore
PSPETH007 - Uphold and support the values and principles of public serviceUphold and support the values and principles of public serviceCurrentElective
PSPGEN090 - Engage with stakeholdersEngage with stakeholdersCurrentElective
PSPGEN105 - Gather and analyse informationGather and analyse informationCurrentElective
DEFDPL015 - Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environmentAddress complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environmentCurrentElective
DEFGEN003 - Lead a teamLead a teamCurrentElective
BSBWHS311 - Assist with maintaining workplace safetyAssist with maintaining workplace safetyCurrentElective
DEFDPL032 - Work in a public service legal environmentWork in a public service legal environmentCurrentCore
BSBINS303 - Use knowledge management systemsUse knowledge management systemsCurrentCore
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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 21/Oct/2022 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0909 Law 21/Oct/2022 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 21/Oct/2022 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the DEF Defence Training Package.

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.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

14 units of competency  are required for this qualification comprising:

  • 7 core units , plus
  • 7 elective units .

Choose a minimum of 5 elective units  from the list below, of which at least 2 must be taken from Group A.

Choose the remaining 2 elective units  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 selected from outside of this qualification must reflect the occupational and learning outcomes of this 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  

BSBCMM511

Communicate with influence

BSBINS303

Use knowledge management systems

DEFDPL016

Conduct legal research

DEFDPL028

Provide paralegal support across Defence legal matters and tasks

DEFDPL032

Work in a public service legal environment

DEFGEN011

Interpret policy, legislation and regulations

PSPGEN145

Work effectively in the organisation

Group A: Technical Electives 

BSBLEG315

Assist in planning activities in a legal services environment

BSBLEG424

Support the drafting of complex legal documents

BSBLEG530

Apply legal principles in wills and probate matters

DEFDPL015

Address complex legal and ethical issues in a Defence environment

DEFDPL019

Obtain information from a client

DEFDPL030

Provide support in Defence administrative law matters

DEFDPL031

Provide support in service discipline law matters

PSPPCM028

Carry out basic procurement

Group B: General electives 

BSBLEG423

Conduct simple legal research

BSBLEG521

Conduct and apply legal research

BSBOPS401

Coordinate business resources

BSBPMG428

Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBTWK503

Manage meetings

BSBWHS311

Assist with maintaining workplace safety

DEFDPL029

Provide support in criminal law matters

DEFGEN003

Lead a team

PSPETH007

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN090

Engage with stakeholders

PSPGEN096

Use workplace communication strategies

PSPGEN105

Gather and analyse information

PSPGEN148

Develop internal and external networks

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to DEF40717 Certificate IV in Defence Paralegal Services.

Links

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