About the Course

In just 3 weeks, this online, part-time course will equip you with all the necessary information to take your knowledge of Sectional Title finances to an advanced level.

Next course dates to be advised

What's Included?

An immersive online learning experience with everything you need to succeed:

  • All the law that applies to ST financial management including High Court cases, CSOS orders and academic writings unpacked and explained

  • Answers to frequently asked questions and extensive real-life Q&A from Paddocks Club plus anonymised and insightful case studies from over 40 years of consulting

  • Weekly 1 hour live coaching sessions to ask your questions and have them answered in real time - each Friday at noon for the duration of the course

  • Proactive and individual support via the discussion forum Monday-Friday by the Paddocks attorneys

  • Complimentary navigator access to Paddocks Club for the duration of the course. Paddocks Club is a subscription based platform providing a wealth of information across all aspects of ST, including thousands of relevant questions with expert legal answers

  • A printable Paddocks Certificate and email signature icon to showcase your qualification and credibility (for those who pass the course assessments)

What You'll Learn

This comprehensive course covers all the legal aspects of sectional title financial management, from the basic principles of body corporate governance to the complexities of investments and taxes. You will gain a deep understanding of the different funds and accounts that a sectional title scheme requires, the various contributions and levies, the maintenance of proper financial records, and the requirements for audit and insurance. The course has been designed with the busy working professional in mind. It is structured in a logical and easy-to-follow manner, and divided into three weekly modules that can be completed in your own time.

Clarity on the law. Confidence in your decisions. Professional credibility.

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Meet Your Instructors

Jennifer Paddock

Jennifer Paddock obtained her LLB degree at UCT and did her articles at Paddocks, where she consulted, taught a number of the Paddocks’ training courses, and then took on the role of Legal Practice Manager. She then worked as a strata title managing agent, after which she re-qualified as an Australian solicitor through the University of New England in New South Wales where she graduated at the top of her class. She gained valuable transferable experience working for a specialist strata title law firm based in Sydney before returning to Cape Town and re-joining Paddocks.

Adj. Prof. Graham Paddock

Graham Paddock obtained his BA LLB degree at the University of Cape Town and has been a sectional title specialist lawyer since 1980. He is an admitted attorney, notary and conveyancer who lectured candidate conveyancers for the Law Society of South Africa and was an adjunct Professor at UCT for ten years. He taught Real Property, Sectional Title and Community Scheme law to undergraduate and postgraduate students part-time. Graham was the lead consultant to the government in researching and drafting the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act and its regulations, including the prescribed management and conduct rules, the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act and the 2016 amendments to the Sectional Titles Act. He is the founder of Paddocks, a law and training firm specialising in community scheme management and the author of numerous books and training courses available at paddocks.co.za.

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Very well set out and presented. Thank you very much

Very well set out and presented. Thank you very much

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