Professional Skills Course
The Professional Skills Course is the final, compulsory part of your training before you qualify as a solicitor.
3 Core modules and the equivalent of 12 hours of taught electives (+ 12 hours distance learning)
Key skills – relevant to specific types of practice and areas of law
Full qualification on completion
Our courses are delivered in face-to-face sessions. Completion of the PSC is a compulsory SRA requirement for all trainee solicitors undertaking a training contract.
The individual elements can, however, be taken as CPD.
The PSC requires the equivalent of 12 days of full-time attendance, building on the vocational training provided in the legal practice course. It comprises three core modules and elective courses relevant to specific types of practice and areas of law.
Level: Short Course, CPD
Study Mode: Full time
Duration: 12 days
Start Date: Start dates are varied
Completion of the PSC is a compulsory SRA requirement for all trainee solicitors undertaking a training contract.
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Staff on this course include
- This course is validated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the regulatory body for solicitors in England and Wales. They set the Principles and a Code of Conduct that professionals have to abide by in order to provide legal services.
This course is based in the School of Justice located in the Faculty of Business and Justice
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information
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