Legal Practice Board of WA CPD
Governance Institute short courses are now mapped to Legal Practice Board of WA (LPBWA) Areas of Competency.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours specified include training hours (either face-to-face attendance a short course or online completion of a short course, plus allowance for review of course materials in preparation for the exam, and completion of the online exam (one attempt). A maximum of 5 CPD hours per course is allowed. Some courses attract less than 5 LPBWA CPD hours.
CPD hours shown also constitute structured CPD hours in accordance with the Governance Institute of Australia CPD requirements.
No CPD hours are available for Area of Competency 2: Professional Skills.
Requirements for approval as a QA provider:
Governance Institute training is conducted by persons who are qualified by practical or academic experience in the subject or subjects covered in the activity. All of our instructors are members of a professional body and have experience in the topic being covered. A full list of instructors is available upon request.
Each course is examined by an online multiple-choice exam consisting of 20 randomised questions from a bank of questions.
Appropriate arrangements have been made for maintaining and providing suitable and accurate records of attendance, including dealing with questions of privacy and the need for records to be made available to the Board for audit purposes. Attendance is recorded for face-to-face sessions in our customer management system, and online student activity is tracked in our Learning Management System.
|Competency Area 1:
|Competency Area 3:
Ethics and Professional Responsibility
|Competency Area 4:
|Accidental Company Secretary||
Procedures, templates and manuals - 1.0 hrs
Statutory and regulatory obligations - 1.5 hrs
|N/A||Company Secretary role including legal responsibilities of the role - 2.5 hrs|
|Duties of Officers and Directors||
Risk management - 1.5 hrs
Business Planning - 1.5 hrs
Statutory and regulatory obligations - 1.0 hrs
|Ethics, Culture and Governance||
Staff management and human resources - 1.0 hrs
Gender equity and diversity - 1.0 hrs
|Conflicts of interest 1.0||Consideration of the role ethics play in corporate governance and how to instil a culture of acting lawfully and ethically - 2.0 hrs|
Procedures, templates and manuals - 1.5 hrs
Statutory and regulatory obligations - 2.0 hrs
|Governance and Risk Management||
Risk management - 5.0 hrs
|Legal Framework of Governance||
Risk management - 1.0 hrs
|Definitions and legal frameworks that underpin corporate governance - 4.0 hrs|
|Meeting ASX Listing Rules Requirements||N/A||N/A||Consideration of the ASX requirements for listed companies - 5.0 hrs|
|Meeting Compliance Requirements||
Risk management - 2.0 hrs
WHS - 0.5 hrs
Procedures, templates and manuals - 0.5
|N/A||Consideration of the compliance requirements of an effective compliance framework - 2.0 hrs|
|Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance||N/A||N/A||Consideration of the legal and regulatory requirements which apply to Not-for-Profit companies - 5.0 hrs|
|Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board||N/A||N/A||Consideration of the role and responsibilities of Not-for-Profit boards or management committees and discussion of the legal duties of officers and directors - 5.0 hrs|