Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: BSB31015
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Gain the administrative skills and foundational basics of legal terminology to pursue a career as a legal secretary or receptionist by studying this online Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) course.

Delivered through SEEK Learning in partnership with OTEN, this course covers everything from maintaining confidentiality and processing legal office mail to prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice and delivering court documentation. The course is self-paced and delivered entirely online, giving you the flexibility and freedom to study when you want, where you want!


To be eligible for this course, it is recommended that applicants have basic Microsoft Office skills.

Areas of study

In this course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units

  • BSBITU201 - Produce simple word processed documents
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
  • BSBITU202 - Create and use spreadsheets
  • BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBITU303 - Design & produce text documents
  • BSBLEG304 - Apply the principles of confidentiality & security within the legal environment
  • BSBLEG305 - Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
  • BSBLEG302 - Carry out search of the public record
  • BSBINM303 - Handle receipt & dispatch of information
  • BSBLEG303 - Deliver court documentation
  • BSBLEG308 - Assist in prioritising & planning activities in a legal practice
  • BSBITU304 - Produce spreadsheets
  • BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed & accuracy

Elective units (complete one)

  • BSBFIA302 - Process payroll
  • BSBITU401 - Write simple documents

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) from OTEN. Legal administrators play an integral role in every office in the legal industry.

Completing this legal administration course will provide you with the skills and training to pursue an administrative career in this important area.

This qualification will help you to gain entry into the legal world, where you may be able to work as a secretary, administrator or receptionist and help to maintain the smooth running of law firms and legal departments.

This legal business administration program can also give a competitive advantage to those who are seeking formal qualifications to expand their skill set and advance their career.

Finance options

There are two payment options for this course:

  • Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.
  • Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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