The legal profession in the UK is divided into several areas each dealing with a different type of law. Those with a particular interest in property and land might consider a career in the conveyancing profession.
Conveyancing is a necessary process when either buying or selling property. Although the public can undertake this themselves, the majority will rely on a professional to see them through the process. The role of a conveyancer then is to assist their client as they buy or sell their property or land and ensure legal obligations are met by all parties.
A conveyancing qualification from MOL is a pathway to specialise as a conveyancing practitioner. It offers the chance to start a career in this profession with further opportunities for personal progression.
The SQA Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice will enable you to join the legal profession as a qualified conveyancing technician. A Conveyancing Technician deals with key aspects of the conveyancing process under the guidance of a senior team member. The Level 6 qualification provides opportunity for career progression, enabling you to become a Licensed Conveyancer. A Licensed Conveyancer has the authority to deal with all legal matters involved in the conveyancing process.
What qualifications or experience do I need to begin a career in conveyancing?
To start your Level 4 qualification in conveyancing with MOL you don’t need to hold any previous qualifications or experience in the legal profession, only requirement is a minimum of Level 2 in English and maths. The Level 4 course is the perfect way for you to take your first steps into the legal profession and along the route to becoming a conveyancer.
For a Level 4 conveyancing course the most important quality for any learner is the drive to succeed, a commitment to your studies and a desire for career progression. In some cases, where you have some previous legal experience, you may be exempt from some units.
Why should I become a conveyancer?
If you have the drive to succeed, conveyancing provides an accessible and convenient route for anyone wishing to start a new career, and also allows those already working in the field the opportunity to become qualified in a convenient fashion. It’s also an opportunity for qualified legal professionals to expand their skillset and diversify their career prospects.
By completing a Level 4 course you are one step closer to becoming a licensed conveyancer – which you can also achieve with MOL through our Level 6 qualification.
Why study with MOL?
When you study with MOL your course will be delivered by lawyers with a comprehensive depth of experience in conveyancing.
Our industry leading courses also offer our learners:
- The flexibility to start the programme at any time –when it’s convenient for you without waiting for a particular class to start
- Flexible learning
- Live and Pre-Recorded Webinars
- Tutor support
- Interactive forums
- A variety of study resources including a digital workbook, online repository of legal materials, MOL mock exams and unlimited support.
For further information on conveyancing courses with MOL please click here.
We’re proud to offer nationally recognised SQA qualifications in Licensed Conveyancing.