FNSTPB503 - Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law

    Unit code: FNSTPB503 | Study level: TAFE
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    Overview

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, analyse and apply legal principles to provide advice on contract and consumer law implications to clients.  It applies to individuals whose job role involves the application of knowledge of contract and consumer law in the workplace.

    Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. This unit is designed to meet educational requirements of the Tax Practitioner Board (TPB). Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

    Assessment

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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 competency unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and 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:

    • research for any changes to, or new, legislative requirements in relation to contract or consumer law relevant to the client's circumstances;
    • apply current statute, common law and equitable principles in relation to contract and consumer laws that are relevant to the client's circumstances, and;
    • present a recommendation to the client after considering the client’s circumstances and relevant aspects of contract and/or consumer laws.

    Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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