Course Title: Interpret a legal document and provide advice in a conveyancing transaction

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6170 Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing

Course Title: Interpret a legal document and provide advice in a conveyancing transaction

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

JUST5758C

City Campus

TAFE

525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Theresa Lyford

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5444

Course Contact Email: theresa.lyford@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret legal documents and provide advice to conveyancing clients within a range of contexts and environments. This includes defining the nature and function of documents in a transaction and advising the client about their rights, obligations and alternative courses of action, where required.


This course addresses the following units of competency:  

  • BSBCNV611 - Interpret a Legal Document and Provide Advice in a Conveyancing Transaction 
  • BSBCNV613 - Prepare Legal Documents for a Conveyancing Transaction 

These units are clustered for delivery and assessment.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCNV611 Interpret a legal document and provide advice in a conveyancing transaction

Elements:

1. Assess relevant legal principles

2. Identify interests of client

3. Evaluate document

4. Examine document

5. Evaluate issues

6. Advise client

7. Clarify instructions

8. Attend to signing legal document

9. Document advice


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.



Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.