This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in civil procedure contexts and processes of litigation.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - assess matters in dispute and prepare accurate costing documents; - obtain and prepare accurate, compliant and complete litigation documents according to legislative and organisational requirements, and; - complete administrative tasks for the discovery process.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain alternative methods of dispute resolution; - explain what purpose of discovery means in civil matters; - outline documentation required for civil procedure matters; - identify the organisation's policies and procedures pertinent to civil procedures; - summarise the legislation and accepted codes of practice relevant to civil procedure matters, and; - outline the role of the courts and associated personnel for civil matters.

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