Practical Legal Training



What is Practical Legal Training?

PLT is a structured training program that will develop your practical skills and proficiency in the actual day-to-day practice of law. It is usually undertaken at the completion of your law degree and is an essential requirement for admission as a lawyer in Australia*. Successful completion of a PLT program leads to the award of a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP), which makes you eligible to apply for admission as a legal practitioner in your jurisdiction. Read more about Practical Legal Training.

About our PLT Program

The College’s program combines structured training and on the job experience. Our program is comprised of three components:

  1. Coursework
  2. Work Experience
  3. Continuing Professional Education.

All three components need to be completed before students are eligible for the award of the GDLP. Read more about the course components and individual subjects and electives you will study with The College. The College’s program is approved for direct admission in all Australian states and the ACT, and by mutual recognition in the Northern Territory.

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