Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment

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 BSBLEG304A, 'Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment'.
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



1. Work within accepted codes of conduct

1.1. Submit work for review and approval by the legal practitioner who delegated the task/s

1.2. Keep paperwork up to date and forward reports on the progress of matter/s to clients regularly according to instructions and relevant legislation

1.3. Ensure contact with the opposing party in legal disputes occurs only under the specific direction of the legal practitioner responsible for the matter

1.4. Promptly communicate conflict of interest or potential conflict of interest in a legal matter to the legal practitioner responsible for the matter

1.5. Treat clients and fellow workers with respect

1.6. Take care to behave with honesty and integrity at all times

1.7. Direct trust account monies to legal practitioner for receipt

2. Follow confidentiality procedures

2.1. Assess information with regard to what is and what is not disclosable

2.2. Use discretion and judgement in all communications

2.3. Discuss client-related matters only within the confines of the practice and with appropriate personnel

3. Follow security procedures

3.1. Appropriately store and secure file related information, including electronically stored information

3.2. Hold discussions relating to client matters in a private location

3.3. Ensure all documents/exhibits relating to a file are locked away securely after use according to a firm's policies and procedures

3.4. Ensure all materials required by legislation to be stored for certain periods of time are clearly labelled and stored securely according to a firm's policies and procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBLEG304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB31007 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
  • PSP61110 - Advanced Diploma of Interpreting
  • PSP52410 - Diploma of Interpreting
  • PSP61010 - Advanced Diploma of Translating
  • PSP52310 - Diploma of Translating