Section 29A panels training

Section 29A panels training

Youth crime training

The next training session will be held on Friday 28 July 2017. This session is now fully booked. If you’d like to attend our next session (date to be advised), please email panels@vla.vic.gov.au to be put on the waiting list.

Practitioners who are intending to apply for Panel Certifier status on the Youth Crime Subset of the section 29A Indictable Crime Panel and Summary Crime Panel must complete Victoria Legal Aid approved training covering:

  • interviewing children
  • ethical issues specific to children
  • criminal procedure specific to children
  • sentencing and other legal principles specific to children.

This training is one of the entry requirements for the Indictable Crime and Summary Crime Youth Crime Subset for those practitioners who are not already Law Institute of Victoria accredited specialists in children's law. 

This professional development training is designed specifically for youth crime practitioners and is delivered by the Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Law Program’s Youth Crime team and other relevant lawyers. It involves:

More information

For updates on section 29A panels training, subscribe to Legal Aid Brief. You can also contact:

Panels Co-ordinator
Email: panels@vla.vic.gov.au
Phone: (03) 9606 5264