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As the leader that is aligned with the legal industry, The College of Law offers the largest range of flexible Practical Legal Training programs, all purpose-driven to put your hard-earned degree seamlessly into practice. With more study freedom, lecturer support and practical task-based, hands-on learning, you’ll enter the profession with a profile that is more attractive to employers.
With delivery modes including full-time, part-time, online and on-campus, you can select a program that will fit your work and personal commitments.
The College of Law offers a Practical Legal Training program just for Western Sydney University students with only 5 days face-to-face attendance held on-campus at the Western Sydney University Parramatta.
You can also choose from over 15 programs a year at our St Leonards campus, so you can complete your Practical Legal Training at a time that suits you.
Practical, task-based and hands-on, our program ensures that you will transition into the workforce successfully. You will learn through everyday scenarios that parallel real-life practice such as drafting an affidavit or preparing a statement of claim.
Passionate and experienced legal practitioners will support you throughout the program. You will have regular one-on-one contact with your lecturers who will provide advice and feedback via email, phone or via our online learning portal.
Aligned with the legal industry
Developed in close consultation with employers, our program includes the communication, leadership, time management and client relationship skills that will ensure you have the profile that is more attractive to employers. Nine of Australia’s top ten law firms have chosen The College of law to prepare their graduates to enter the profession.
The College of Law has been at the forefront of practical legal education since 1974 and over 60,000 of our graduates now work across all facets of our industries. Innovative and forward thinking, The College of Law has proven to be one of the most trusted names in legal training.
Download our 2018 Practical Legal Training handbook for all the information you need to know about what Practical Legal Training covers, the structure of the program, course dates, fees and the steps to enrol.
Our Student Services Team, ranked in the top 10 for customer service in Australia, are here to help if you have any questions about the program or enrolling.