Licensed Conveyancer

Licensed Conveyancer

You’ll help manage client portfolios and provide conveyancing legal services on a licensed conveyancer apprenticeship course.

A licenced conveyancer is a real estate attorney who handles legal problems while transferring land or property ownership.

As an apprentice, you’ll work toward being licenced to provide legal advice and do work related to any transaction that creates, modifies, transfers, or discharges a legal or equitable interest in real estate.

Your clients will likely include private individuals, businesses and charities, mortgage lenders such as banks and building societies. They will come from the residential, commercial, and agricultural sectors.

After finishing this apprenticeship, you can apply for a professional licence to conduct the reserved conveyancing activity for the general public and businesses.

What you’ll learn

On a licensed conveyancer apprenticeship course, you’ll learn to:

  • Assess the legal, regulatory, and economic risks of real estate and land transactions.
  • Prioritise and prepare the most appropriate actions for your business and your customers’ best interests.
  • Communicate effectively with other lawyers and third-party experts.
  • Consistently manage clients/consumers and their expectations.
  • Create and analyse all legal documents related to real estate and land transactions.
  • Recognise your role concerning the company’s broader objectives.

Entry requirements

You’ll usually need:

  • 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a degree apprenticeship
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment.

Assessment methods

The End Point Assessment comprises two parts:

  • A Scenario test
  • A Showcase and Professional Discussion

Restrictions and requirements

You’ll need to:

Duration and level

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Level: 6 – Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

More information about the Level 6 Licensed Conveyancer Apprenticeship standard can be found here.

Apprenticeship end point assessment

For more information about the End Point Assessment Process, please read the Institute of Apprenticeships’ information page.

Updated on October 1, 2022

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