Diploma of Defence Paralegal Services
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 individuals occupational outcomes.
Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.
Run a file
Produce complex legal documents
Group A Elective Units (Specialisation)
Provide high level support on service discipline matters
Provide high level support on criminal law matters
Provide high level support on administrative law matters
Provide high level support on operations law matters
Provide high level support on legal assistance matters
Group B Elective Units (General)
Treat risk within Defence at an operational level
Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment
Organise business travel
Manage people performance
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Provide workplace mentoring
Provide workplace coaching
Develop internal and external networks
Coordinate resource allocation and usage
Undertake research and analysis
Support workplace coaching and mentoring
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
Implement workplace safety procedures and programs
Develop and distribute requests for offers
Select providers and develop contracts
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 Skills Statement
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
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
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
ensure that the individual decision making process is conducted in accordance with standard procedures
develop an understanding of equity and diversity strategies and techniques
use appropriate information technology and software