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.

Find out more about the Essential Skills courses

Upcoming courses

Registrations are available via our Learning Platform.

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.


We recommend you have completed the Introduction to Insolvency Program or have one year of on-the-job experience prior to attending these courses.

Course delivery & time commitment

Delivered online via electronic classroom, each course includes a two-hour live presentation covering the theory and at least one practical exercise to ensure understanding of the issues.  More information about the electronic classroom & system requirements.

Course topics

The Essential Skills courses are divided into four study areas and comprises 40 subjects on a two-year rotation.
The following topics will be available in 2022


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


There is no formal assessment in the Essential Skills courses.


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

Please note: If you are not a member or graduate subscriber and are currently based overseas, there will be an additional postage fee charged after your registration.


Up to 2 CPE hours per course.


If you have any questions about the Essential Skills series please contact the ARITA Education team on [email protected] or (02) 8004 4351.

Please see our enrolment & cancellation policy.