Start Date

28 February 2022

Delivery mode

UTS Component: Online
ARITA Workshops: Face-to-face or online


ARITA student subscription
We recommend you have three years’ experience before commencing the course.


14 weeks (including breaks)

Study Hours
10-12 hours per week

2022 Fees
$3,685 per subject (inc. GST)

Up to 1 hour for every hour spent on the course

Fundamentals of Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround is the core subject in ARITA’s Advanced Certification.

This subject provides the foundation for restructuring and insolvency professionals by establishing the importance of professional conduct, builds the skills to identify insolvency and establishes a solid understanding of Australia’s formal restructuring tools. A particular focus is on voluntary administrations.

This subject combined with the Advanced Insolvency  subject will meet the specialist insolvency education requirements to become a registered liquidator or registered trustee.

This subject is only offered in the first half of each year (semester 1).


  • The context of restructuring, turnaround and insolvency in Australia
  • Introduction to the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
  • Professional ethics
  • Establishing solvency and insolvency
  • Introduction to corporate recovery proceedings
  • Voluntary administrations and deeds of company arrangement
  • Small business restructuring
  • Workouts and restructuring
  • Introduction to cross-border insolvency


There are 2 components that make up the Fundamentals of Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround subject  the UTS component and ARITA workshops.
You must pass both, to pass the subject.

UTS component

  • Ethics case study (must pass to pass subject)
  • Problem-based assignment
  • Take home exam (must pass to pass subject)

There will be self-review (non-assessable) quiz questions posted online through the course.

ARITA workshops

  • 2 x workshops
  • Submitted written answers
  • Participation in workshops
  • Marked written answers (if workshop not attended)

Course delivery & time commitment

The course structure ensures that it is accessible to all students, no matter where they are located
ARITA will run two workshops as part of the Fundamentals of Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround subject. Workshops are offered face-to-face as well as online.

You should allow 10-12 hours per week to complete the subject requirements. This subject runs for 14 weeks including breaks.

How to enrol

To enrol in this subject, please complete the following steps:

  1. Have an active ARITA subscription or membership
  2. Enrol in the subject via the ARITA Learning Centre
  3. Enrol in the subject via the UTS website and complete payment (you will receive an email with this link to complete your enrolment)

More Information about enrolling

Enrolment and cancellation policies

If you are based overseas, please contact [email protected] about how to enrol.

2022 Key dates and course outline

 Enrolment opens
  1 November 2021 
 Enrolment closes     18 February 2022
 Subject begins     28 February 2022
 UTS Assessment task 1: Ethics Essay     30 March 2022
 ARITA Workshop 1    Week of 4 April 2022
 Mid-session break   Week of 11 April 2022  
 UTS Assessment task 2: Problem question      4 May 2022
 ARITA Workshop 2     Week of 16 May 2022
 StuVac (study break)   Week of 30 May 2022
 UTS Assessment task 3: Take home exam     7 June 2022
 Subject ends     7 June 2022

Download the 2022 course outline

Elective subjects

On completion of the Fundamentals of Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround subject you are eligible to enrol in one of the elective subjects:

ARITA will award you an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency or Restructuring and Turnaround depending on the elective subject you choose to complete. 

You also have the option to do both the electives to receive dual certification.

Frequently asked questions

Read answers to frequently asked questions.


Please contact the ARITA Education team on [email protected] or (02) 8004 4351.