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Qualification details

DEF52612 - Diploma of Defence Paralegal Services (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by DEF50417 - Diploma of Defence Paralegal ServicesCore units decreased from 6 to 5 16/Aug/2017
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEF51112 - Diploma of Defence Paralegal Servicesstructure and packaging rules changed 23/Jan/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 24/Jan/2013

Units of competency

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PSPGOV516A - Develop and use emotional intelligenceDevelop and use emotional intelligenceElective
DEFPL022 - Run a fileRun a fileCore
BSBWOR501B - Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentManage personal work priorities and professional developmentElective
PSPGOV503B - Coordinate resource allocation and usageCoordinate resource allocation and usageElective
PSPGOV504B - Undertake research and analysisUndertake research and analysisElective
DEFPL018 - Provide high-level support on operations law mattersProvide high-level support on operations law mattersElective
DEFRI001B - Treat risk within Defence at an operational levelTreat risk within Defence at an operational levelElective
DEFPL016 - Provide high-level support on administrative law mattersProvide high-level support on administrative law mattersElective
PSPGOV415A - Provide workplace coachingProvide workplace coachingElective
DEFRI002B - Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environmentConduct risk assessment in a Defence environmentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-11 Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Defence Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks 06/May/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4991-11 Defence Force Member Not Elsewhere Included 06/May/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0999 Other Society And Culture 06/May/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 24/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

TP version 

Comments 

2

DEF12 V2

New qualification. Equivalent to DEF51112 Diploma of Defence Paralegal Services. Structure and packaging rules changed.

1

DEF12 V1

First release.

Description

Not applicable.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the DEF52612 Diploma of Defence Paralegal Services have been reproduced in the table below.

This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.

Defence qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.

Employability Skill 

Employability Skills Statement 

Communication 

  • compile reports on equity and diversity issues
  • develop techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • identify and communicate equity and diversity strategies to team members
  • provide feedback on equity and diversity strategies to managers
  • use verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including body language, language style and active listening

Teamwork 

  • apply techniques to support others
  • foster and promote equity and diversity practices
  • provide assistance to maximise individual contribution to the attainment of the team objectives
  • supervise and monitor equity and diversity processes within the workplace
  • understand team dynamics, aims and objectives
  • understand the composition, roles and responsibilities of team members

Problem solving 

  • analyse and solve problems
  • deal with minor incidents
  • resolve grievances and complaints without bias
  • take action to correct inappropriate behaviour

Initiative and enterprise 

  • translate research and analysis into clear advice to stakeholders

Planning and organising 

  • apply processes to resolve grievance and complaints
  • determine and manage the constraints and risks relevant to the task
  • identify sources of information on equity and diversity in accordance with legislative requirements, and organisational policies and practices
  • understand and apply throughout the operation, occupational health and safety requirements and recognised safety precautions, including those contained in Australian Defence Force procedures

Self-management 

  • act independently
  • ensure that the individual decision making process is conducted in accordance with standard procedures

Learning 

  • develop an understanding of equity and diversity strategies and techniques

Technology 

  • use appropriate information technology and software

Packaging Rules

8 units of competency are required for this qualification including:

  • 2 core units
  • 6 elective units

Choose a minimum of 3 elective units from the Group A or B lists below, of which 1 unit must be from Group A.

Choose the remaining 3 elective units from the Group A or B elective lists below, or  elsewhere within this training package, or  another endorsed training package, or  accredited course.

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol ∟.

The pre-requisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

The elective units should be selected from the units that most closely align to an individual’s occupational outcomes.

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

Code 

Core Units 

DEFPL022

Run a file

BSBLEG418A

Produce complex legal documents

Code 

Group A Elective Units (Specialisation) 

DEFPL014

Provide high level support on service discipline matters

DEFPL015

Provide high level support on criminal law matters

DEFPL016

Provide high level support on administrative law matters

DEFPL018

Provide high level support on operations law matters

DEFPL020

Provide high level support on legal assistance matters

Code 

Group B Elective Units (General) 

DEFRI001B

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

DEFRI002B

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

BSBADM406B

Organise business travel

BSBADM502B

Manage meetings

BSBMGT502B

Manage people performance

BSBWOR501B

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

PSPGOV414A

Provide workplace mentoring

PSPGOV415A

Provide workplace coaching

PSPGOV418A

Develop internal and external networks

PSPGOV503B

Coordinate resource allocation and usage

PSPGOV504B

Undertake research and analysis

PSPGOV506A

Support workplace coaching and mentoring

PSPGOV516A

Develop and use emotional intelligence

PSPLEGN401A

Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector

PSPOHS401B

Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

PSPPROC411A

Plan procurement

PSPPROC412A

Develop and distribute requests for offers

PSPPROC413A

Select providers and develop contracts