The Practical Experience work placement is an essential requirement of the UTS Law Practical Legal Training Program (PLT) program.
Undertaking Practical Experience
To undertake your Practical Experience work placement you must enrol in the subject 75411 Practical Experience. A pass grade will be applied against this subject once you have successfully completed your Practical Experience placement.
Please follow these steps to complete your practical experience placement:
Practical Experience Rules
The UTS Law Practical Experience rules are accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) of NSW. Please note there are three sets of rules for students enrolled in Practical Experience (75411) and you will need to select the rules that pertain to your enrolment situation.
Please download the rules for the session you are enrolled in the subject Practical Experience (75411):
- Prior to Autumn 2016 OR;
- From Autumn 2016 - Autumn 2017 OR;
- From Spring 2017 - Summer 2017/18 OR;
- From Autumn 2018
The rules include important information regarding:
- length of Practical Experience.
- work to be experienced.
- suitable supervisor's and organisations.
- pre-practical legal training practical placement approval.
- Practical Experience completion deadlines.
These rules should be read by both the student (applicant) and supervisor.
Practical Experience Opportunities
Although UTS Law does not assist students with finding individual placements, you can search for Practical Legal Training Internships and Practical Experience opportunities via the Internships page or log onto CareerHub (using the same username and password for all other UTS systems) for all current vacancies.
The City of Sydney Law Society also offers student members assistance with finding Practical Experience placements. Please email your enquiry about practical experience opportunities to email@example.com
Frequently Asked Questions & Contact Details
Please refer to our Practical Experience FAQs for student enrolled in Practical Experience (75411):
Autumn 2017 OR;
or contact the Practical Experience Team via Law.PE@uts.edu.au.