Contracts are entered into by two parties to form a legally binding agreement, which becomes a serious and vital document. Despite this, many individuals and business owners do not fully understand contract law.
Introduction to Contract Law is a short online course that is ideal for anyone responsible for entering into contractual agreements or managing contracts.
In this online contract law course, you will gain a foundation understanding of contract law and the knowledge required to analyse and evaluate contractual issues. You will also discover the nature and meaning of the contract, assess sources of legal information and evaluate the significance of contracts and contract law in business.
On completion of this course, you will understand the principles of contract law and how to analyse and evaluate crucial issues, including illegal and void contracts and breach of contract.
Unit: Apply the Principles of Contract Law
Principals of contract law
Nature and meaning of contracts
Sources of legal information
Online information services and websites
Distinguish between common law and legislation in contract
Common law components of a contract
Intention to create legal relations
Offer and acceptance
Unfair contract terms law
Australian consumer protection act
The significance of contract law in business
Legal principles governing simple contracts
Capacity and genuine consent
Legality: illegal and void contracts
Formation of contracts
Analyse and evaluate key issues
Principles of contract law
Issues in contract law
Australian Competition and Consumer Council (ACCC)
Discharge of contracts
Breach of contract
Frustration of contract
Performance of contract
Remedies to breach
Remedy by damages
Remedy by specific performance
Remedy by injunction
Australian legal system
Separation of power
Negligence and torts
Courts and regulatory bodies
Privacy of contract
Assignment of contract
Estimated duration 20 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Good course for an introduction to contract law.
C. Hurley, Emerald, VIC | Introduction to Contract Law
Professional content. Easy to read tutorials. Interesting Assignments. Great course.
R. Hansen, Deebing Heights, QLD. | Certificate of Contract Law
I have a busy job and being able to do the course at my own pace helped. I deal with project and being able to have better knowledge of contract formation assist me when reviewing contracts.
B. Spiers, Sydney, NSW | Introduction to Contract Law
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We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 20 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.