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VIC: Full-time - Online
Course ID VP2304F_1
The College of Law’s Practical Legal Training is the leading program in Australia for law graduates preparing for admission to practice.
This option involves participating in an initial 5 days of compulsory live online workshops followed by 14 weeks of online learning, with the support of a dedicated lecturer
Completion of this program leads to the award of the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).
Domestic Students $10,150
International Students $14,650
30 January 2023
28 February 2023
06 February 2023
19 May 2023
Participate in compulsory online workshops held from 9am – 5pm for the first five days of the program. A timetable of the workshops will be provided.
Attendance is recorded for the workshops.
The workshops are taught entirely online with no onsite attendance required.
This is a full-time program.
Students undertaking this option will need to devote 30 – 35 hours per week during the coursework component of the program. This program suits students who are looking for the quickest path to admission.
We recommend that students working full-time do not undertake the full-time option.
The Practical Legal Training program is undertaken in three components:
- Work Experience
- Continuing Professional Education
Complete all three components to receive your Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and be admitted as an Australian lawyer.
To enrol in this program you will need to:
- Be a graduate in law or have qualified to graduate in law (completed your final exam), and
- Your law qualification is Australian or equivalent, and
- Be able to provide proof of completion of your law degree by the Practical Legal Training course census date (unofficial transcript or completion letter is sufficient)
In New South Wales, it may be possible to start earlier if you have completed all Priestley 11 core subjects of your law degree and have no more than two electives remaining in your law degree, double degree or equivalent qualification.
If you would like to start your Practical Legal Training early, you will need to seek approval from the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB.)
You will have to provide evidence of your law qualification or early commencement letter from the admitting authority by the course census date.
How To Apply
Terms and Conditions
This program is subject to minimum numbers. The College of Law reserves the right to cancel the program where the level of enrolments does not reach the minimum numbers required to operate the program viably.
Please be advised that your Practical Legal Training program may change in response to the impacts of COVID-19. Rest assured, you will still be able to complete your Practical Legal Training, however some of the program details may change.