Training for applicants

If you are applying for membership of certain panels and lists, you must complete training provided through Legal Aid WA in the 6 months before you submit your application. This training is offered free-of-charge if you are applying for membership of that panel or list. 

All the courses are completed online. Every practitioner who completes the training is eligible to receive CPD points.

Children's Court Criminal Law Training

This Legal Aid WA course, titled Representing Children in Criminal Law Proceedings in the Children’s Court, is mandatory for practitioners applying for the Crime - Children’s Court Panel.

It attracts 1.5 CPD points in Professional Skills.

 

Dispute Resolution Legal Representative Training

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

  • Dispute Resolution Panel
  • Family Law 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.

 

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: 24 June 2019

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.