Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice

The Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice is the second stage of academic training to become a Licensed Probate Practitioner. The qualification is made up of a total of three units.  During the programme you will learn how to deal with legal matters which arise from the transfer of ownership of land or property, as well as how to provide legal advice to buyers and sellers of property, lending institutions and other interested parties.

What units do I need to study?

To achieve the Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice Certificate you must complete:

  • Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation
  • Administration of Estates
  • Managing Office and Client Accounts (probate)

The course is delivered via blended learning, video conference calls, e mail support, and telephone call slots if required, each student has full support of personal tutors, all of whom hold professional legal qualifications and have been in practice.

How are the Level 6 units assessed?

The modules are assessed by way of case studies, preparation of documentation used in Administration of Estates matters and production of a bank reconciliation statement and cashflow statement for the Accounts module.

In addition to completion of the academic units, students must complete 1200 hours of related work experience which needs to be signed off by an Authorised Person, with appropriate practicing rights and a valid licence to practice.

How long is the course?

The course can take between 15-18 months to complete depending on the individual learner and their existing qualifications and experience of the sector.

How much does the course cost?

The course costs £2480 including VAT.  The fee can be paid in full or via instalments with a deposit of £186.00 and 14 payments of £171.00 (including £100 instalment fee).

Single units

You can study single units, the cost per unit is £890.00 if paid full or via a deposit of £150.00 and three installments of £250.00.

How do I reserve a place?

To reserve a place on our programme, please complete the enrolment form or call 0800 048 7803.