This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain a file under the instruction of a designated individual.The unit applies to individuals who apply well established, sound theoretical knowledge in the provision of administrative support in a legal services environment.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl 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:
* maintain at least four files in a legal services environment.
In the course of the above, the candidate must:
* document and file information according to organisational policies, procedures and legal requirements, and within agreed timeframes
* apply financial systems and procedures of the organisation according to legal requirements and within agreed timeframes.
The qualified trainer and assessor will advise students of class notes, reading materials produced by VU Polytechnic and further support via VU Polytechnic e-learning system and/or in person.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):