Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBLEG301, 'Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify the main roles and responsibilities of key bodies in the legal system

1.1 Identify the functions of the courts, regulatory bodies and other legal service providers

1.2 Identify the roles of key personnel in the legal industry

1.3 Explain and apply practical implications of relevant legal practice legislation in regard to own activities

1.4 Research identified gaps in knowledge

2. Identify key personnel/sections within a legal firm and their functions, to complete routine administrative tasks

2.1 Ensure the key functions of a firm are identified and can be explained

2.2 Identify the key functions of all personnel/sections within a firm

2.3 Identify personnel responsible for authorisation of specific matters (e.g. partner for authorising movement of funds in trust accounts)

2.4 Use the correct names of personnel/sections in administrative tasks according to a firm’s policies and procedures

3. Produce and despatch legal documentation

3.1 Ensure purpose of document/form, and the stage of the legal process to which it relates, can be explained

3.2 Access relevant information from the client file

3.3 Access precedent from firm’s bank of forms/routine documentation or draft document according to firm’s procedures

3.4 Attach file/matter number to all relevant documentation

3.5 Selfcheck document/form for accuracy and present it to the legal practitioner, within agreed timelines

3.6 Organise self or other person to despatch document in the appropriate manner

3.7 Document all activities, actions and outcomes and record time as required

3.8 File documentation correctly

4. Organise self or other to apply for certificates

4.1 Arrange, document/record timelines with designated person

4.2 Identify and locate supplier of certificate

4.3 Identify and advise applicable fees, taxes and rebates to client, if appropriate

4.4 Organise self or other person to apply for certificate using appropriate application forms and processes

4.5 Obtain record of application as appropriate

4.6 Facilitate legal practitioner’s review of self or other’s work

4.7 Organise self or other person to pursue appropriate followup action if certificates are not received on time or further information is required

5. Use court etiquette appropriate to the various courts

5.1 Use the appropriate manner of entering into and departing from the courts/tribunals

5.2 Use the appropriate manner of addressing the courts/tribunals

5.3 Use relevant legal language where appropriate

5.4 Identify and research gaps in knowledge of court etiquette