Our Courses - Barwon Community Legal Service

Our Courses

Learn how to find your client the legal help they need

Our Law for Community Workers Online Training helps you identify legal issues your clients have and connect them to legal help earlier.

Our Law for Community Workers Online Training covers key topics including how to:

  • spot legal issues

  • ask the right questions

  • prioritise legal issues

  • refer your clients to legal help

  • support your clients with legal issues.

Choose the Module that meets your needs

Beginner Module

Spot Legal Issues and Refer

30 Minutes

Learn how to spot legal issues and make effective referrals to legal services. An introduction for workers who do not regularly assist clients with legal issues. Includes videos and downloadable resources for your daily work.

Intermediate Module

Law for Community Workers

60-90 Minutes

Learn all the skills you need to help your clients who have legal issues. An in-depth training including videos, case studies, quizzes and downloadable resources for your daily work. Recommended for any worker who regularly has clients with legal issues.

Optional Module

Legal System Basics

30 Minutes

Learn the basics of the legal system in Victoria, to help you understand your clients’ legal issues sooner. Recommended as an introduction or refresher to build knowledge and give confidence to workers in talking to their clients about legal issues.

Law for Community Workers Training

We offer our free Law for Community Workers training to non-legal organisations to assist workers to better support their clients experiencing legal issues and understand the law.

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Last modified on November 16th, 2022 at 9:31 am

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