Advocacy


Researching and presenting a submission is a skill that can be learnt, like any other. This course caters to officials who need to present matters to the Fair Work Commission or other industrial tribunals. You will learn a step-by-step approach that will provide guidance at every stage of the process, from initial research to presenting – ensuring you will be the most effective advocate possible.

About this course:


Researching and presenting a submission is a skill that can be learnt, like any other.

This course caters to officials who need to present matters to the Fair Work Commission or other industrial tribunals. You will learn a step-by-step approach that will provide guidance at every stage of the process, from initial research to presenting – ensuring you will be the most effective advocate possible.

The course – focused on practical outcomes – culminates in a mock arbitration hearing before a member of the Fair Work Commission, where you can put everything you’ve learnt into practice.

 

Course Audience:

Officials, Organisers, Industrial Officers

Course Delivery:

5 days in person only

Course Cost:

$1342 (incld. GST)

Digital Badge:

Yes - Digital badge awarded upon completion

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Upcoming Training Dates:

Melbourne

Course start: 18/07/2022 9:00 am

Course end: 22/07/2022 5:00 pm

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Perth

Course start: 07/11/2022 9:00 am

Course end: 11/11/2022 5:00 pm

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Learning Outcomes:


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the areas in which Fair Work Commission can arbitrate;

  • Identify matters that can be taken to the State and Federal Magistrates Courts;

  • Identify the elements and structure of a contested case;

  • Identify the steps of a sound and thorough research process;

  • Apply a framework to identify information requirements;

  • Present material in a structured way during a case;

  • Strategically and effectively question a witness both in examination in chief and cross examination;

  • Build a coherent, consistent and convincing argument; and

  • Present a submission to a member of Fair Work Commission or other industrial tribu­nals.