Course Title: Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6113

Course Title: Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law

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 Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Colin Byron

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5464

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law matters.

This course will commence from Semester 2 2014. The course will be co-delivered with ACCT5316C Monitor Corporate Governance activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSTPB501A Apply legal principles in corporations and trusts law


1. Research legal aspects of corporations and trusts law.

2. Analyse issues and risks associated with the operation of a business

3. Apply knowledge of law to business structures.

4. Maintain legal knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

- Gain knowledge and understanding of the corporations and trusts law such that current statute, common law and equitable principles can be applied, to particular fact circumstances in order to provide advice.

- Draw conclusion having regard to the facts and relevant law.

- Access information on relevant legislation, statutes, regulation and legal judgements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, projects,on-line exercises, on-line tests, problem solving exercises, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

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.

This unit is designed to meet regulatory requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board; assessment must reflect the constraints described by the regulator.