Community of Authorised Witnesses

Learn from Industry Experts

The Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices is the peak body for Honorary Justices with over 100+ years of experience to call upon for practical learning to the community. 

Face to Face Training

Online Courses

RVAHJ Face to Face training is normally delivered through our network of 24 Branches in both Country and Metropolitan locations. Branches should contact the office to enquire about hosting a Training event, please.

Note: No face to face sessions during COVID-19 restrictions

Online courses are available at no charge to RVAHJ members through our training portal.   Non members can access these courses with payment of a small fee for each course.  

Make sure to check out the ‘How To Access the RVAHJ Training Academy’
video below to enroll in the modules

Learn from Experts

Face to Face Training

We have a comprehensive series of face to face training sessions available, including:

  • Introduction to Honorary Justices
  • Voluntery Assisted Dying – the role of Witnesses
  • Introduction to RVAHJ
  • Victoria Solar Rebate Identity Forms
  • Oaths & Affirmations
  • Talking the stress out of Relationships
  • Affidavits
  • Assessing Capacity
  • Statutory Declarations
  • Electronic Signing Procedures
  • Certifying True Copies
  • Witnessing a Stat Dec by Audio Visual
  • Powers of Atorney
  • Queensland Land Titles Witnessing
  • Medical Treatment Decision Makers

To schedule face to face training for your branch, please contant the Elwood office by phone or email.

Meet Our Team of Talented Accredited Trainers 

Many of our trainers have professional training experience or significant management presentation skills. All of them are excellent communicators happy to share their knowledge and facilitate a sharing of the group expertise in each session.

Jackie Warner
Training Coordinator
Based in: Ballan

Rodney Lavin JP
Trainer, Vice President
Based in: Taralgon

Geoff Legge JP
Trainer, CFO, IPP
Based in: Pakenham

Ian Ballantyne JP
Trainer
Based in: Lara

Kevin Mackin BJ
Trainer, Secretary
Based in: Dandenong

Neil Mesley BJ JP
Trainer
Based in: Swan Hill

Ange T Kenos JP FRVAHJ
Trainer
Based in: Niddrie

John Barber BJ JP
Trainer
Based in: Horsham

Paul Mracek JP FRVAHJ
Head Trainer, President
Based in: Highett