Personal Injury (SASSETA)

PERSONAL INJURY | Training Programme
Nine days, split into three days per week over three weeks via Microsoft teams.
June 2023: 20, 21 and 22 | June 2023: 27, 28 and 29 | July 2023: 12, 13 and 14
Specialising in customary law within your practice 

About this training programme

The LSSA is offering an accredited Premium Training Programme in Personal Injury Litigation. The programme is aimed at legal practitioners who want to sharpen their knowledge of personal injury litigation. This qualification is NQF Level 7 and carries 15 credits.

The course is focused on providing the following:
•    The ability to apply substantive law regarding personal injury.
•    The ability to assist, advise and represent clients in personal injury claims.

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 aligned with South African Qualifications Authority Unit Standard ID 116103 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 which is 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.

Course Presenter
Yusuf Wadee is a partner at Wadee and Wadee Attorneys and was previously an attorney representing the Road Accident Fund for 12 years at three law firms. Mr Wadee has been admitted since 2001 and holds a B Proc degree with distinction and an LLB degree from the University of South Africa.

He currently heads the firm’s Litigation Department. He has extensive experience in Personal Injury law, Medical Negligence, Road Accident Fund Litigation, and Third-party claims with both High Court and Magistrates Court Litigation.

Mr Wadee’s experience with RAF and other litigation varies, having acted for the plaintiff, the RAF and insurance companies. His insight and proficiency in dealing with medical experts culminates in the firm’s successful quantification of medical negligence claims. Under his leadership, the Litigation Department has achieved substantial awards in various courts.

As an executive member of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association, Soweto Legal Fraternity, and the Gauteng Attorneys Association, he is an expert member of the LSSA’s Personal Injury Committee.

SASSETA will award accredited certificates with the provision that the participant has satisfactorily complied with the completion Portfolio of Evidence and that assessment outcomes were found competent.

Language medium

The tuition material is provided to students in English.

NQF level of module: 7
Credits: 15
SAQA Unit Standard ID:  116103

Nine [9] days, split into three days per week over three weeks via Microsoft teams.June 2023: 20, 21 & 22
June 2023: 27,28 & 29
July 2023: 12,13 & 14
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 student who has any other appropriate degree or feels that the training will assist them within their area of responsibility can register for the course and may apply for recognition for prior learning.

Cost of the webinar

R 6 500 per participant (VAT inclusive). This includes course content and logistics.

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

Nine days, split into three days per week over three weeks via Microsoft teams.
June 2023: 20, 21 and 22 | June 2023: 27, 28 and 29 | July 2023: 12, 13 and 14

Session 1 (Day 1 - 3)

Session 2 (Day 4 - 6)

Session 3 (Day 7 - 9)