This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply property law concepts and applications, including analysis of real and personal property, estates and interests, mortgages, easements, and covenants, tenancies, and adverse possession, in order to support the work of a legal office, practice or associated context.
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 to identify and source legislation and provisions relevant to property law
• critical analysis skills to research and evaluate the history and development of relevant legislation and provisions such as Torrens title systems and Transfer of Land Act
• analytical, literacy and technical writing skills
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):