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This course gives you knowledge and practical information about the Australian Legal System.
The course is online, and self-paced. It’s up to you when you start, and how long you take to complete. At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice assessment.
On completion of the course, you will be awarded with a certificate from the Centre for Paralegal Studies.
Discover the interesting history of the legal system that operates in Australia today, including its reception from English law.
A party in NSW wants to start a case claiming money from another person. Where should the case be commenced? In the High Court of Australia? The Local Court? What if a similar case was to be started in Victoria? You’ll find out the importance of knowing the different jurisdictions of courts.
Learn about the distinction between cases of a civil nature and matters of a criminal nature.
Although you may have heard of a Judge, a Barrister and a Solicitor, find out what their roles are in the Australian Legal System.
Receive a general overview of several common areas of law in Australia. Having a general understanding of these areas will assist you in fulfilling your role as a paralegal.
All of our courses are written by practising Barristers and Solicitors with extensive legal experience and knowledge. That is the unique benefit of undertaking a course at the Centre for Paralegal Studies. You are learning from the people that will employ you.
On registration you can immediately download course material written by a Barrister or Solicitor. Having access to such material without spending thousands of dollars is rare and invaluable.
On completion of a course you will receive a Certificate from the Centre for Paralegal Studies. That Certificate demonstrates your initiative, resourcefulness and motivation to undertake self-learning. It also tells employers that you have successfully completed a course written by legal professionals – it sets you apart from the crowd.
Think about it – an employer needs to choose between job applicants. So what sets you apart? A Certificate from the Centre for Paralegal Studies is the answer.
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