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Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Receptionist | Legal Receptionist | Administrative Assistant | Information Desk Clerk | View all

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This course meets the 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.

Course Rundown

About this course

Learn the jargon, systems and practices of the legal world with this Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) course through Open Colleges!

Suitable for anyone looking to enter the legal admin space, or formalise their skills with a qualification, this online course will get you up to speed with the latest in legal administration practices.

Delivered through a simulated legal work placement, you will cover everything form keyboard speed and accuracy, designing and producing business documents, delivering court documentation and adhering to confidentiality and security principles.You will learn how to apply your knowledge of the legal system to all tasks and projects that you work on.


To be eligible for this course applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed Year 10; OR
  • Hold a certificate II level or higher; OR
  • Have atleast two years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication; OR
  • Have at least one year of relevant vocational experience; AND
  • Be atleast 16 years or older; AND
  • Basic computing skills; AND
  • Have basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills.

Areas of study

In this business administration course, the subjects you will study include:

  • BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of others
  • BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
  • BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBLEG301 - Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks
  • BSBLEG305 - Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
  • BSBINM303 - Handle receipt and dispatch of information
  • BSBLEG303 - Deliver court documentation
  • BSBLEG304 - Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment
  • BSBLEG306 - Maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice
  • BSBLEG308 - Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice
  • BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentations
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) from Open Colleges.

This highly practical course will prepare you for a range of administrative roles for the legal sphere.

Curious about where a career in administration could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $48.85 per week (52 weekly repayments)
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save 20% off the full price of $2,640

  • $2,112 upfront payment

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