This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to employ land contract law through a comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and the procedures and documentation associated with conveyancing transactions for the sale and purchase of Victorian land, in order to support the work of a legal office, practice or associated context.

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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: - communication skills to work with clients, colleagues, management, relevant specialist personnel under direction, independently or within a team; - research and analytical skills to identify and debate a range of conveyancing contexts; - research, analytical and organisational skills to identify and evaluate application of rules and provisions under the Sale of Land Act; - research and analytical skills to determine application of specific conveyancing processes and procedures to particular circumstances and contexts; - analytical and problem-solving skills to determine appropriate application of rules, processes and principles for addressing breaches of contract, sale of illegal structures, unethical auction practices and other disputes; - analytical, literacy and technical writing skills to interpret information, prepare documents and reports, and; - technological skills to operate office equipment and legal- and/or conveyancing-related software. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant international, Federal, State and local government legislative and statutory requirements, regulations and provisions pertaining to sale of land contracts and conveyancing; - general principles of the law of contract as relevant to sale of land transactions, and; - dispute resolution strategies and formal agencies for resolution of disputes.

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