Essential Skills

A series of intermediate level short courses that focus on a range of practical insolvency, bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency law issues.

Each course will delve in depth into a specific topic, providing you with valuable skills and understanding to implement back in the workplace.

Who should attend?

Courses are aimed at staff with 1 to 4 years' experience, but may also appeal to more experienced practitioners who need to refresh their knowledge.


At a minimum, you should have completed the Introduction to Insolvency Program or have one year of on-the-job experience prior to attending these courses.

Course format

Each course is approximately 2 hours and includes a presentation covering the theory and at least one practical exercise to ensure understanding of the issues. 

Course topics and descriptions

The Essential Skills courses are divided into 4 study areas:

System requirements for online classroom

More information 

There is no formal assessment in the Essential Skills courses.


All trainers have extensive practical experience and are from an array of professional backgrounds.


Members & non-members: $199 (GST incl.)


2 CPD hours per course.


If you have any questions regarding the Essential Skills series please email


Find Essential Skills courses available in 2019.

Please see our enrolment & cancellation policy.

Course/Event NameDateLocation
Essential Skills Insolvency: Employee entitlements13/03/2019Online2ESI90319
Essential Skills Law: Stat demands and winding up27/03/2019Online2ESL5W0319
Essential Skills Bankruptcy:Trusts, P'ships,deceased estates10/04/2019Online2ESB5W0419
Essential Skills Restructuring: Refining the turnaround11/04/2019Online2ESR5W0419
Essential Skills Insolvency: Financial data for insol appt.9/05/2019Online2ESI100519
Essential Skills Law: Public examinations23/05/2019Online2ESL6W0519
Essential Skills Insolvency: Trading on12/06/2019Online2ESI110619
Essential Skills Restructuring: Managing a turnaround19/06/2019Online2ESR6W0719
Essential Skills Bankruptcy: Public exam. & investigations20/06/2019Online2ESB6W0619
Essential Skills Insolvency: Creditors' meetings10/07/2019Online2ESI120719
Essential Skills Law: Insolvent trading & safe harbour8/08/2019Online2ESL7W0819
Essential Skills Insolvency: Fin. data for investigations15/08/2019Online2ESI130819
Essential Skills Bankruptcy: Dealing with creditors' claims20/08/2019Online2ESB7W0819
Essential Skills Restructuring: Return to growth11/09/2019Online2ESR7W0919
Essential Skills Insolvency: Sale of business/assets18/09/2019Online2ESI140919
Essential Skills Insolvency: Tax issues9/10/2019Online2ESI151019
Essential Skills Law: Legal issues in trade-ons22/10/2019Online2ESL8W1019
Essential Skills Bankruptcy: Objections to discharge31/10/2019Online2ESB8W1019
Essential Skills Insolvency: Finalisation processes14/11/2019Online2ESI161119
Essential Skills Restructuring: Financial restructuring20/11/2019Online2ESR8W1119