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Professional Development Programs

Professional Development Programs

ENHANCE YOUR CAREER

Live and on-demand Professional Development for in-demand professionals.

Focused, purpose-driven and outcomes-based, our programs ensure your precious time is spent enhancing your career with learning that you can apply immediately. Led by passionate and experienced practitioners, and tailored for your level of experience, our programs will deepen your skill set across a variety of practice areas.

 



 

LIVE Webinars

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Live and online

Access a wide range of programs with our live and interactive webinars and online programs. These are a great way to earn your points and upskill form the comfort of home or the office.

LIVE Webinars

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On-demand CPD

Complete the programs online anytime, from anywhere. All you need is a device and internet access.

On-demand CPD

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Face-to-face programs

Until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, we are not able to host face-to-face programs. To continue your professional development, you can choose from our live and online or on-demand programs.

Face-to-face

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Mediator training

With more and more disputes being resolved before trial, mediation and dispute resolution training is a great skill for practitioners to have. The College offers Nationally Accredited Mediator Training Programs along with National Mediation Assessment.

Mediator training

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CPD Interactive

CPD Interactive’s online courses allow you to benefit from many years of accumulated knowledge, from some of the most experienced names in the legal industry Australia wide.

CPD Interactive

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Resilience programs

A series of nine programmes dealing with the various aspects of mental health issues in the workplace.

Resilience Programs

Mental Health First Aid for Legal Practitioners

Designed for legal practitioners, our highly popular Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certificate course provides you with the skills needed to recognise mental health problems signs and symptoms. You will also learn how to approach someone and have a conversation about mental health and let them know what resources are available.

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Notarial Practice

Becoming a Notary is an additional service you can offer to your clients and expands the capabilities of your practice to welcome new work. Ensure you are ready to practise by learning with the leader in legal education.

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What CPD do lawyers in Australia need to do?

James Crittenden

Assistant Director of Practitioner Education (Professional Development), The College of Law

 

Transcript:

Generally Lawyers in Australia are required to complete 10 CPD points each CPD year, which runs from 1 April through 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists, are required to do 20 units. There are four areas in which you must complete at least one each CPD unit per year, these include Ethics and professional responsibility, Practice management and business skills, Professional skills and Substantive law. I recommend you check the details further with the regulating bodies in your state. It is also a good idea to be strategic in your selection of professional development program – what will help you upskill and what will enhance your career? It is valuable time you have to spend completing your CPD – make it count!

Comprehensive seminar materials with an excellent presenter made this an extremely valuable CPD seminar – highly recommended for practitioners at many levels of experience.

Past attendee

Continuing Professional Development