Course Title: Apply legal principles in property law matters

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5337 Diploma of Conveyancing

Course Title: Apply legal principles in property law matters

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5731C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes skills and knowledge required in the conduct and administration of straightforward property law matters.

It applies to individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to provide support in a range of legal service settings. They apply solutions to a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Its application in the workplace is determined by the job role of the individual and the legislation, rules, regulations and codes of practice relevant to different jurisdictions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBLEG512 Apply legal principles in property law matters

Elements:

1. Define nature of property law

2. Enhance professional practice through application of relevant principles of property law matters

3. Prepare documentation associated with property law matters, including costing

4. Facilitate file administration


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence
Evidence of the ability to:

  • prepare, give and obtain appropriate and accurate information and documents from the parties at the required stages of the legal process
  • conduct duties according to organisational and legislative requirements
  • apply the principles of property law in the buying and selling of property and preparation and execution of leases
  • prepare documentation and carry out the administrative activities associated with buying and selling property and preparing leasing contracts.

Knowledge Evidence
To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:

  • outline the scope of job role in context of legislation, regulations and codes of practice
  • explain relevant court processes
  • summarise current property law
  • outline legal processes required in this role
  • outline documentation required in property law
  • discuss the organisation’s policies and procedures pertinent to this role.

Assessment Conditions
Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the legal services administration field of work and include access to:

  • appropriate legislation and regulations relevant to property law and common legal matters
  • relevant workplace policies and procedures and reference materials
  • background information on courts, their jurisdiction and behavioural requirements
  • office equipment and resources.   

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.