BSB50720 Diploma of Paralegal Services

Course overview

BSB50720 Diploma of Paralegal Services equips you with a sound knowledge of legal practice theory for an important role in legal administration. You will graduate with competencies covering legislative, regulatory and code of practice contexts.

As a Legal Services graduate you will be equipped with transferable skills that grant you entry into a variety of sectors including:

  • Legal services providers
  • Government departments
  • Financial institutions

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who have completed the following units (or equivalent competencies)

  • BSBLEG314 Protect information in a legal services environment
  • BSBLEG423 Conduct simple legal research and
  • BSBLEG424 Support the drafting of complex legal documents.


Have two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience. Additionally, Australian Careers Business College (ACBC) requires students to have completed year 11 of the NSW Higher School
Certificate or its equivalent. Mature age students will also be accepted, pending assessment of ability to engage in the course and the successful completion of an LLN test. If you do not have existing competency in the three entry requirement units, you may undertake them at ACBC prior to the commencement of the Diploma course. Achieving competence in all entry requirement units is necessary in order to commence the BSB50720 Diploma of Paralegal Services. Students who wish to complete the entry requirement units at ACBC will be enrolled in the units separately and will be awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for successfully completing these units.

The ACBC advantage

Australian law practitioners work in a dynamic environment where skilled support is crucial. BSB50720 Diploma of Paralegal Services secures you entry into this stimulating industry. Completing this qualification through ACBC delivers many career advantages. Our trainers and assessors are respected practising legal services professionals. This Diploma of Paralegal Services curriculum has been developed in partnership with the legal services industry to ensure market-relevant skill-building, so you obtain top employability in Australia.

Work placement

Industry demands skills and knowledge that you can implement immediately. ACBC’s innovative Work Placement program offers you the opportunity to develop these through your studies. You will obtain hands-on work experience in legal services firms to gain industry-ready experience.

Nationally recognised qualification

The Australian Careers Business College is approved by ASQA to deliver BSB50720 Diploma of Paralegal Services. This means this qualification meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework Standards, and you will graduate with a nationally recognised and respected Diploma that is sought after in the Australian job market.

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