Business and Legal Administration

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An exciting legal future

Do you want to know more about the what, why and how of everyday legal work?

Do you have great attention to detail, can work well under pressure and meet deadlines?

By studying legal courses at Sydney TAFE you could go on to become a court or legal clerk, a conveyancer or a legal executive. You could even take your career further by completing a degree.

Sydney TAFE and you

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Programs and support services will teach you legal workplace practices, attitudes and skills to launch a career.
  • Launching your career? Our courses can take you from completing a certificate all the way through to preparing you for a bachelor degree.
  • Time for a change? Sydney TAFE has teachers who are qualified lawyers and who understand the legal industry.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

So if you are already working in legal or a related industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Create your own pathway from a certificate-level course to an advanced diploma at Sydney TAFE.

Some higher level legal courses offer credit transfer so you can/ may be able to fast-track your degree after you finish your Sydney TAFE course.

You could go on to a degree in law, business or business adminstration.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other programs.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Community Services
  • Business Management and Office Administration
  • Real Estate and Valuation

Sailing off on a traineeship

Trainee of the year Rebecca Stafford is currently studying business services at Sydney TAFE. She is positive about her traineeship and finds that it gives her the confidence to put into practice all the skills she is learning through her Sydney TAFE study.

“The teachers push you to your limit, and that helps you progress and develop,” says Rebecca.

Rebecca would like to become a personal assistant and is considering taking her studies further.


Sydney TAFE’s industry partnerships make sure your course is always up to date, and provide you with opportunities and contacts.

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment;

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