Training for applicants

If you are applying for membership of certain panels and lists, you must ensure that you complete the required online training, provided through Legal Aid WA, prior to the application period closing. This training attracts CPD points and is offered free of charge to all applicants applying for membership of  a required panel or list.

To access the training modules please register your interest at TNT.Admin@legalaid.wa.gov.au

A Practitioners Guide to Legal Aid Western Australia

The Legal Aid WA course, titled A Practitioners Guide to Legal Aid Western Australia, is mandatory for all new panel applications from both new and existing members, for all panels.

It attracts 1.5 CPD points in the area of Practice Management.

Children's Court Criminal Law Training

This Legal Aid WA course, titled A Practical Guide to appearing in the Criminal Jurisdiction of the Children’s Court, is mandatory for practitioners applying for the:

  • Crime - Children’s Court Panel, or
  • Crime - Sex Offences Panel (adult and youth).

It attracts 0.5 CPD point in Professional Skills and 0.5 CPD point in Substantive Law.

Dispute Resolution Legal Representative Training

This Legal Aid WA course is mandatory for practitioners applying for the:

  • Dispute Resolution Panel
  • Family Law Panel,
  • Protection and Care panel, or
  • Independent Children's Lawyer and Child Representative List.

It attracts 1 CPD point in Professional Skills.

Family and Domestic Violence Training

This Legal Aid WA course is mandatory for practitioners applying for the:

  • Dispute Resolution Panel
  • Family Law Panel
  • Independent Children's Lawyer and Child Representative List
  • Protection and Care Panel, or
  • Restraining Order Panel.

It attracts 1 CPD point in Professional Skills and 0.5 CPD points in Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

How to lodge an online FVRO application

This Legal Aid WA course is mandatory for practitioners applying for the Restraining Order Panel.

It attracts 1 CPD point in Professional Skills.

Protection and Care Training 

This Legal Aid WA course, titled Representing Parents and Children in Protection and Care Proceedings is mandatory for practitioners applying for the:

  • Protection and Care Panel, or
  • Independent Children’s Lawyer and Child Representative List.

It attracts 1 CPD point in Professional Skills and 0.5 CPD points in Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

Get help

To enrol in an online training module, please email us

Practitioners who are not applying for a panel or list can also choose to enrol in the training as part of their CPD activities with Legal Aid WA.

 

Reviewed: 16 December 2021

Disclaimer

The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.