Course Title: Make decisions in a legal context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5178

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


Course Contact: Michelle Mosiere

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5455

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 make decisions within a legal context. The unit encompasses identifying the main roles and responsibilities of key bodies in the legal system, identifying compliance requirements and developing procedures to ensure compliance. The unit has application across all sectors of the financial services industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACCT404A Make decisions in a legal context


Develop procedures to ensure compliance

Identify compliance requirements

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

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include group presentations, court reports, problem-solving activities, case studies, research assignments and open-book tests.
Tutorial activities will include problem solving, researching and answering case studies. These activities may be conducted verbally or in writing and will provide the opportunity for formative feedback.
This will help students determine how well they are progressing in the course.