Important Course Dates

  • 2022 Intake dates

    Enrolments for course 2 are now open!

    We recommend enrolling early to secure a spot in your preferred PLT intake.

    Once courses are filled, late enrolments are placed on a waitlist and considered in order of receipt.

    Course 2

    VIC Face-to-face Learning full time

    Course Dates

    11 July – 16 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    ACT/ NSW Blended full time

    Course Dates

    11 July – 27 November

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    QLD Blended full time

    Course Dates

    18 July – 2 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    WA Blended full time

    Course Dates

    18 July – 2 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    VIC Blended full time

    Course Dates

    25 July – 9 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    VIC 100% Online full time

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    Course Dates

    25 July – 9 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    VIC Blended full time

    Course Dates

    8 August – 16 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

    Course 2

    VIC 100% Online full time

    enquire about jurisdictional setting

    Course Dates

    8 August – 16 December

    Enrolments open

    Open

  • Attendance dates for face to face learning

    VIC face to face learning full time learning (Melbourne campus)

    You are in the building from Monday 11 July through to Friday 15 July for week 1 of the course.

    After which you attend 3 face to face days every week (except for week 1) for the 21 weeks. We organise your placement for you and that is undertaken during the last 3 weeks of the course. Face to face learning on set 3 days, a choice of:

    • Monday (at distance), Tuesdays and Thursdays – Cohort A
    • Monday (at distance), Wednesday and Friday – Cohort B

    Next Course commences on 11 July 2022.

  • Attendance dates for Blended or 100% Online full time

    VIC Blended and 100% Online full time

    Vic Blended or 100% online full time (Melbourne Campus)
    In addition to 25 hours per week of online study, you will attend in person or online 13 face-to-face days.

    Course commences on 25 July and 8 August 2022
    Both Blended and 100% Online courses commence on the same day.

    Choice of Blended or 100% Online options
    Blended will be our usual weekday option for 12 days, with intensives delivered in the building on Thursdays and Fridays and;

    100% Online will be our usual weekend option with 12 days, with intensives delivered by zoom on Friday and Saturday.

    Mandatory Attendance 1st Intensive Blended option
    • Monday 25 July
    • Tuesday 26 July
    • Wednesday 27 July
    • Thursday 28 July
    • Friday 29 July
    Blended option
    • Monday 25 July
    • Tuesday 26 July
    • Wednesday 27 July
    • Thursday 28 July
    • Friday 29 July
    Mandatory Attendance 2nd Intensive Blended option
    • Friday 9 September
    Blended option
    • Saturday 10 September
    Mandatory Attendance 3rd Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 13 October
    • Friday 14 October
    Blended option
    • Friday 14 October
    • Saturday 15 October
    Mandatory Attendance 4th Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 10 November
    • Friday 11 November
    Blended option
    • Friday 11 November
    • Saturday 12 November
    Mandatory Attendance 5th Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 8 December
    • Friday 9 December
    Blended option
    • Friday 9 December
    • Saturday 10 December

    August Intake commences on 8 August 2022

    Mandatory Attendance 1st Intensive Blended option
    • Monday 8 August
    • Tuesday 9 August
    • Wednesday 10 August
    • Thursday 11 August
    • Friday 12 August
    Blended option
    • Monday 8 August
    • Tuesday 9 August
    • Wednesday 10 August
    • Thursday 11 August
    • Friday 12 August
    Mandatory Attendance 2nd Intensive Blended option
    • Friday 23 September
    Blended option
    • Saturday 24 September
    Mandatory Attendance 3rd Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 27 October
    • Friday 28 October
    Blended option
    • Friday 28 October
    • Saturday 29 October
    Mandatory Attendance 4th Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 24 November
    • Friday 25 November
    Blended option
    • Friday 25 November
    • Saturday 26 November
    Mandatory Attendance 5th Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 15 December
    • Friday 16 December
    Blended option
    • Friday 16 December
    • Saturday 17 December

    2022 ACT & NSW Blended, QLD Blended and WA Blended full-time

    WA and ACT & NSW courses are also blended learning. Students in these locations can do the 100% online option, understanding that the files are a mix of national and Victorian system files

    ACT & NSW course commences on 11 July

    ACT & NSW face to face intensive sessions are delivered from ANU’s Law School.

    QLD course commences on 18 July

    QLD face to face intensive sessions are delivered from Brisbane South Bank Campus, Griffith University

    WA course commences on 18 July

    WA face to face intensive sessions are delivered from Murdoch’s School of Law.

    Mandatory Attendance 1st Intensive QLD Blended
    • Monday 18 July
    • Tuesday 19 July
    • Wednesday 20 July
    • Thursday 21 July
    • Friday 22 July
    QLD Blended
    • Monday 11 July
    • Tuesday 12 July
    • Wednesday 13 July
    • Thursday 14 July
    • Friday 15 July
    QLD Blended
    • Monday 18 July
    • Tuesday 19 July
    • Wednesday 20 July
    • Thursday 21 July
    • Friday 22 July
    Mandatory Attendance 2nd Intensive QLD Blended
    • Wednesday 21 September
    • Thursday 22 September
    • Friday 23 September
    QLD Blended
    • Wednesday 14 September
    • Thursday 15 September
    • Friday 16 September
    QLD Blended
    • Wednesday 21 September
    • Thursday 22 September
    • Friday 23 September
    Mandatory Attendance 3rd Intensive QLD Blended
    • Tuesday 29 November
    • Wednesday 30 November
    • Thursday 1 December
    • Friday 2 December
    QLD Blended
    • Thursday 24 November
    • Friday 25 November
    • Saturday 26 November
    • Sunday 27 November
    QLD Blended
    • Tuesday 29 November
    • Wednesday 30 November
    • Thursday 1 December
    • Friday 2 December
  • Attendance dates for Blended part time

    VIC Blended part time (Melbourne Campus)

    Blended part-time course is blended learning

    Semester 1 between 7 February – 24 June, you will attend 7 face-to-face onsite days.

    Semester 2 between 25 July – 9 December, you will attend 6 face-to-face onsite days

    Semester 1 Mandatory Attendance 1st Intensive Blended option
    • Monday 7 February
    • Tuesday 8 February
    • Wednesday 9 February
    Semester 1 Mandatory Attendance 2nd Intensive Blended option
    • Friday 25 March
    Semester 1 Mandatory Attendance 3rd Intensive Blended option
    • Friday 29 April
    Semester 1 Mandatory Attendance 4th Intensive Blended option
    • Friday 27 May
    Semester 1 Mandatory Attendance 5th Intensive Blended option
    • Thursday 23 June
  • Professional Placement

    To obtain the Certificate of Satisfactory Completion, you must undertake and complete a professional placement. The length of the law placement varies depending on the state in which you are undertaking the PLT.

    Changes to the law placement requirements may occur due to the coronavirus.

    Further information about the professional placement component of the course can be obtained by emailing placement@leocussen.edu.au

  • Census Dates

    The Census Date is the date immediately after which the full tuition fee for the PLT course accrues as a debt. In other words, any refund after this date is unlikely. The date falls approximately 20% into the course. The Census Date applies to both non-FEE-HELP and FEE-HELP applicants.

    • Non-FEE-HELP Student: withdrawal after the Census Date means the full tuition fee is owed to Leo Cussen Centre for Law. Special circumstances may apply in limited cases. When applicable, the Centre follows a procedure similar to that for FEE-HELP students.
    • FEE-HELP Student: withdrawal after the Census Date by a FEE-HELP student means the full tuition fee is debited from your FEE-HELP balance. Essentially, the full debt becomes owed to the Australian Government and is payable through the Australian Taxation Office. ‘Special circumstances’ as defined by the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth) may apply in limited cases. For special circumstances to apply, Leo Cussen Centre for Law must be satisfied that such circumstances were (a) beyond your control and (b) did not make their full impact until or after the Census Date and (c) were such that they made it impracticable for you to complete your study requirements.

    EFTSL Values for 2021

    Unit of study tuition fees, census dates and EFTSL values for 2021:

    Unit of Study

    QLD Blended PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    5 July – 19 November

    Census Date

    3 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    VIC F2F Learning PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    12 July – 17 December

    Census Date

    10 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $11,115

    Unit of Study

    ACT/ NSW Blended Online PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    12 July – 28 November

    Census Date

    10 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    WA Blended PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    12 July – 26 November

    Census Date

    10 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    VIC Blended & 100% Online PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    19 July – 3 December or 4 December

    Census Date

    17 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    VIC Blended PLT 2 (Part Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    19 July – 24 June 2022

    Census Date

    14 September

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,810

    Unit of Study

    VIC Blended & 100% Online PLT 2 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    2 August – 10 December

    Census Date

    31 August

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    VIC F2F Learning PLT 1 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    27 January – 2 July

    Census Date

    23 February

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $11,115

    Unit of Study

    VIC Blended & 100% Online PLT 1 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    1 February – 18 June or 19 June

    Census Date

    2 March

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    VIC Blended PLT 1 (Part Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    1 February – 3 December

    Census Date

    6 April

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,810

    Unit of Study

    ACT/ NSW Blended Online PLT 1 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    8 February – 27 June

    Census Date

    9 March

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of Study

    WA Blended PLT 1 (Full Time)
    Graduate Diploma
    in Legal Practice

    Period over which unit is undertaken

    8 February – 25 June

    Census Date

    9 March

    EFTSL value

    1

    Amount of tuition fee

    $10,455

    Unit of study tuition fees, census dates and EFTSL values for 2020:

    Refer also to the Australian Government’s Study Assist program.

    For more on Withdrawal Penalties and Refunds, go to:

    Important Information for Applicants