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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

Professional Development Programs, the Legal Practice Management Course, Centre for Legal Innovation programs and Short Course Master of Legal Business (non-award subject).

The following Terms and Conditions apply to all College of Law short programs (CPD)*, the Legal Practice Management Course, Centre for Legal Innovation programs and the Short Course Master of Legal Business (non-award subject).

If enrolling online, by ticking the Terms and Conditions box you are agreeing to the following:

 

Cancellations and Refunds - Professional Development programs and Legal Practice Management courses

We understand that sometimes circumstances will prevent you from attending a program you have paid for. Please note if you cancel up to 7 days prior to course commencement or prior to the specified deadline where applicable (Mental Health First Aid Legal Professionals, Mediation Training Program and Assessment) you are eligible for a full refund. A cancellation/transfer fee will apply for any further cancellations. The below cancellation fees will be deducted from the refund when you cancel, up to the day before the program.

No refunds are available the day of or after the program, or in the case of on-demand programs, once your COLPASS details and password have been sent. In the case of courses conducted online, no refunds are available once the video conference meeting details and course materials have been supplied on the day preceding the course.

Refunds will only be credited to the original funding source or via other means as agreed by the College. Should you choose retaining credit with the College as an alternative, this credit will be made available for application within 12 months. If the credit is not applied within 12 months, the credit will expire and no longer be available for you to apply. Please note that any applicable cancellation/transfer fee will be deducted from the credit available.

Our pricing for live and on-demand courses is on the basis of a single attendee in the case of a live event or a single user in the case of on-demand content. In the case the case of on-demand courses, the content is loaded to a single user account only unless a multi-user licence has been arranged. If someone other than the purchaser views the content and claims CPD points for completion, we will have no record of that in the event that the person is audited in relation to their CPD compliance.

The below cancellation fees will be deducted from the refund when you cancel (subject to the above), within 7 days (or the specified deadline where applicable) of a program. All fees below include GST, unless otherwise stated.

 

Withdraw from 1-2 hour program (face to face or conducted online)

$ 75

Withdrawal from half day program (3-4 hours) (face to face or conducted online)

$ 100

Withdrawal from Mental Health First Aid for Legal Professionals

$ 100

Withdrawal from single day face to face programs, (face to face or conducted online)

$150

Withdrawal from multiple day programs, courses ie Specialist Legal Conference, Notarial Practice. Please see below for conditions relating to the National Mediation Training Program and Assessment, Legal Practice Management Course and Notarial Practice) 

$250

Withdrawal from Legal Practice Management Course (excludes GST)

$250

Notarial Practice

Resit Seminar

80% of seminar fee

 

Reissue Papers

$100 (+ postage if applicable)

 

 

Test Resit

$500

National Mediation Assessment

Resit

80% of fee


Mental Health First Aid for Legal Professionals

  • If you withdraw 5 days prior to commencement, a full refund of the enrolment fee will be available
  • If you transfer or withdraw within 5 days of commencement, a fee of $100 will be applied.
  • If you withdraw on the day of commencement you are not eligible for a refund. Should you choose retaining credit with the College as an alternative, this credit will be made available for application within 12 months. Please note the transfer/withdrawal fee of $100 will be deducted from the credit available.
  • If you fail to complete the pre-learning component prior to attending the workshop, the College of Law may withdraw you from the workshop and apply the $100 withdrawal/transfer fee.
  • If you activate the eLearning voucher issued to you but subsequently transfer to a future workshop, a fee of $100 will be applied if your eLearning access expires during the intervening period

National Mediation Training program and Assessment

  • If you withdraw 10 days prior to commencement, a full refund of the enrolment fee will be available
  • If you transfer or withdraw within 10 days of commencement, a fee of $400 will be applied.
  • If you withdraw on the day of commencement you are not eligible for a refund. Should you choose retaining credit with the College as an alternative, this credit will be made available for application within 12 months. Please note the transfer/withdrawal fee of $400 will be deducted from the credit available.

Legal Practice Management Course

If you fail to complete the Legal Practice Management Course within 12 months of your original course start date, you will need to re-enrol and pay for the course in full before progression.

In addition to the above terms and conditions if you enrol in the Legal Practice Management Course you also agree to abide by the LPMC Program Manual.

LPMC Program Manual NSW
LPMC Program Manual WA
LPMC Program Manual VIC


Queensland Entry Requirements

The QLS Practice Management Course (PMC) is open to all Australian lawyers. An Australian lawyer as defined by the Legal Professional Act 2007, is a person who is admitted to the legal profession under the Act or a corresponding law. By submitting your enrolment, you are declaring that you are an Australian lawyer and are not operating under any exclusion from undertaking PMC for 12 months, and are therefore eligible to attend the course.

 

Short Course Master of Legal Business

  • If you withdraw up to 7 days prior to commencement, a full refund of the enrolment fee will be available.
  • If you withdraw within 7 days of commencement, a cancellation fee of $500 will be deducted from the credit available.
  • If you withdraw up to end of week 3, a 50% refund will be available.
  • If you withdraw after week 3 no refund will be available, but credit will be retained for 12 months to enable the completion of the course in a future intake.

Study load, delivery & assessments:  The short course consist of online modules that include self-paced study, practical activities, online discussion forums and interactive Zoom sessions. We recommend that you allow up to 10 hours a week to this study.

Should you choose to undertake the assessments you will also  need to devote a minimum of 45 hours throughout the course for the assessments and preparation. Completion of the assessment tasks for short course will be under the terms and conditions set out in the Postgraduate Program Manual.

 

Cancellation of programs

The College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel seminars and programs, and to change speakers or revise content as required. We will endeavour to offer an alternative where possible; where not possible a full refund will be issued. 

 

Change of details 

If you need to update or correct your contact details, please contact our Client Services Team

 

Your privacy

The College collects personal information for registration purposes and distributing information in relation to upcoming seminars and activities, and in improving our services to you through research.  If you require any changes to your registration details or you would like to be removed from future mailings, please contact us the Client Services Team. 

Call 02 9965 7111 or email cpd@collaw.edu.au

View the College’s Privacy Policy.

 

*Terms and conditions for Centre for Legal Innovation events may differ - please see below.

**Additional terms and conditions for Master of Legal Business Non-Award subjects apply – please see below.