Gender Law Premium Skills Training Programme (SASSETA)

Gender Law Premium Skills
18, 19 & 20 April 2023 | 10:00 – 14:00

(3-day online training to be conducted via Microsoft teams)
Specialising in gender law within your practice 

About this training programme

The LSSA is offering an accredited Premium Training Programme in Gender Law. The programme is aimed at legal practitioners who want to sharpen their knowledge of gender law and related issues. This qualification is NQF Level 7 and carries 1 credit.

At the end of the program, the candidate will be able to:
•    Explain the difference between sex and gender.
•    Discuss the constitutional framework of gender law.
•    Describe the legislation’s impact on gender law.
•    Explain sexual harassment in the South African context.

Determination of learning
Method of learning
Online learning using Microsoft teams. The programme presenters facilitate the course.

Assessment and Moderation for the formative and summative assessment are aligned with the South African Qualifications Authority Unit Standard ID 116099 specific outcome and criteria. Education and Training Quality Assurance will conduct external verification to issue certificates.

Formative assessment: Activities during the online presentation of the course.

Summative assessment: All registered students will be required to submit a portfolio as a summative assessment based on the work covered during both presentation and individual activities. A final mark of at least 50% will qualify the student for a certificate.

SASSETA will award an accredited certificate with the provision that the participant has satisfactorily complied with the completion of the Portfolio of Evidence and assessment outcome was found competent.

NQF level of module: 7
Credits: 1
SAQA Unit Standard ID: 116099

Language medium
The tuition material is provided to students in English


Ugeshnee Naicker obtained her LLB Degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in Pietermaritzburg in May 2014. In 2017 she opened her firm Naicker Attorneys.

Her areas of practice are family law, child law, and commercial law. The Gender-Based Violence matters done by her firm are done pro bono. She has also served in various leadership roles within the profession.

She served as a Council member KwaZulu Natal Law Society representing the National Association of Democratic Lawyers [NADEL] from 2017 until 31 October 2018. He currently serves as an executive committee member of the Law Society of South Africa.

She has served on the leadership structures of NADEL from 2016

She organised and hosted the first Young Lawyers Conference in South Africa. She has participated in international law conferences in Nigeria, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

She presented at the independent Pan African Youth Parliament on Agenda 2063, Legal Education Conference held by the LSSA and Monash University and the Women in Law Dialogue.

She serves and has presented the  LSSA Women’s Task Team. She contributed to the NADEL publication, The Lawyers Who Did Not Live by Law Alone. 

In 2021 she was a speaker SADCLA-UNAIDS Webinar on the Impact on Social Justice, protection and promotion of Human Rights and prevention of Gender Based Violence [GBV]-Lessons learned from HIV response. She presented and attended various SADC initiatives on Gender, including being part of a united effort by the legal profession to break down the barriers that exclude female practitioners.

Webinar date: 18, 19 & 20 April 2023, 10:00 – 14:00
Closing date for registrations: 17 April 2023
Who should register?

Learners registering for this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in legal knowledge at NQF level 7 as contained in a recognised law degree such as B Proc or LLB or any other qualification recognised as equivalent to such a law degree in terms of legislation as indicated in the notes to the qualification Post graduate certificate in Attorneys Practice.

Any prospective students with any other appropriate degree or who feel the training will assist them within their area of responsibility can register for the course.

Cost of the webinar

R 3 040 per participant (including VAT). The course fee includes course logistics for the course content.

Confirmation of attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Register as soon as possible to secure your space.

How to register

Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.

Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. Remember to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2.LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference: Your Initials, surname and cell number


Once you have successfully registered to participate, you will receive a confirmation e-mail of registration. You will receive a system-generated e-mail with a link (Microsoft Teams) to the webinar at least 24 hours before the webinar starts. Read the instructions in the e-mail carefully and test your link (Microsoft Teams) to the webinar page at least 20 minutes before it starts.
For more information about this course contact the course coordinator Merlin September:

Email: | Please note we only communicate via e-mail should you need more information.

Please take note

  • The LSSA will not accept liability if the fees are not paid into the designated LSSA bank account.
  • The webinar is conducted in English only.
  • Should you need to cancel your registration, this must be done in writing within two business days before the closing date to avoid the full fee being charged.

Course Dates

Webinar date:18- 20 April 2023, 10:00 – 13:00
Closing date for registrations: 17 April 2023

Online course