Course Title: Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5328 Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This courset describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to understand and use legal terminology in order to undertake tasks. All aspects of legal practice may be subject to a range of legislation, rules, regulations and/or codes of practice relevant to different job roles and jurisdictions.  This course is delivered online.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites and corequisities

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBLEG305A Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks


1. Use appropriate legal terminology in written and oral communication with internal and external parties

2. Extend understanding of legal terminology

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be expected to demonstrate competent use of appropriate legal terminology in written and oral communication while providing interpreting services to support legal practitioners or in legal settings under supervision by legal practitioners or relevant authorities.  Students are also expected to demonstrate appropriate skills to seek advice or conduct own research to extend their understanding of legal terminology.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include quiz, oral test and site visit and e-journal and your performance in this unit against the key performance criteria for each element. These assessment tasks and key performance criteria are provided in detail in the course guide Part B.