Course Title: Make decisions in a legal context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4169

Course Title: Make decisions in a legal context

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Term2 2009,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Andrew Webster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5458

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to work and make appropriate decisions within a legal context.  This unit requires the application of skills and knowledge required to identify the main roles and responsibilities of key bodies in the legal system, understand key legal principles, identify business structures and compliance requirements, and ensure compliance.  This unit has application across all sectors of the financial services industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACCT404B Make decisions in a legal context


1. Identify the main roles and responsibilities of the key bodies in the legal system

2. Identify compliance requirements

3. Develop procedures to ensure compliance

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical tests, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.