Level 4 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice

Work towards a career in probate law with the nationally recognised Level 4 Diploma qualification. No previous experience, knowledge, skills or understanding of conveyancing procedure and practice are required and you do not need to be employed in a legal services job to study any of our diplomas. However, Level 2 English and Mathematics qualifications may be helpful.

The Level 4 and Level 6 diplomas are awarded by SQA, the national awarding organisation.

To complete the qualification, you will need to complete 5 units:

  • The English Legal System (Was £650 now £585)
  • Law of Contract (Was £750 now £675)
  • Land Law (Was £750 now £675)
  • Law of Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation (Was £750 now £675)
  • Understanding Accounting Procedures for Probate Transactions (Was £750 now £675)

If you have previously completed some of the units of the qualification you will need to submit a certificate of prior learning to MOL in order to achieve the full Diploma. The workbooks contain comprehensive information on all the knowledge and understanding required to prepare for the qualification. The total learning time varies from 60 hours to 120 hours per unit. Assessment includes a mixture of written exams (both short and extended answers) and preparation of written assignments.  

UPDATED all units will be available from January 2017

MOL are now accepting applications for both January and March 2017 start dates

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Course Details

This qualification is open to all and no previous experience, knowledge, skills or understanding of conveyancing procedure and practice are required. You do not need to be employed in a legal services job to study this qualification although Level 2 English and Mathematics qualifications may be helpful.

This qualification is ideal for you if you want a career as a probate practitioner or want an in-depth knowledge of the profession to enhance your current career i.e. property agents.

This is a distance learning programme. This means it can be studied at a pace that suits you and fitted around your work and home life. No workshops need to be attended so it doesn’t matter where you live in England and Wales, you can enrol on this course.

When you have passed all assessments you will gain the Level 4 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice and be ready to enrol on the Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice.

The Level 4 and Level 6 diplomas are awarded by SQA, the national awarding organisation.

As a distance learning programme you can enrol on the course at any time and work at your own pace. Exams can be sat twice a year and are available on the following dates and venues:

London
Bristol
Leeds
Birmingham
Manchester

The exams can be booked through MOL on 0345 203 2103 and is included in the cost.

Please contact our programme enquiries team on 0345 203 2103.

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