This Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation Module will consider the doctrine of incorporation of documents, dealing with problem Wills, the rules of succession on full or partial intestacy, the steps to be taken to obtain a Grant of Representation and the completion of Inland Revenue accounts.
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The Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation Module is divided into 11 sections:
Section 1: Initial Instructions & Professional Conduct
Section 2: Intestacy
Section 3: Wills
Section 4: Alteration and Revocation of Wills
Section 5: Will Substitutes
Section 6: Failure of Gifts
Section 7: Executors and Administrators
Section 8: Grants of Representation 1
Section 9: Grants of Representation 2
Section 10: Family Provision
Section 11: Tax and Tax Planning
The following resources are included in the module fee:
- Dedicated tutor for each module (available 7 days a week)
- CLC / SQA Wills, Succession & Grants of Representation Manual
- Access to the eLibrary (100s of books to support your studies)
- Live topic webinars (all webinars are recorded and made available on the VLE)
- Live revision webinars (all webinars are recorded and made available on the VLE)
- Forums where you can raise questions and discuss issues with the tutor team and other students
- Practice papers, mock exams, revision notes and revision activities
- Video lectures on every subject area
- Quizzes, Flashcards and other interactive activities
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Once your application has been reviewed you will be given access to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to complete your student induction.
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There are flexible payment options available for the module fee. For individual Level 6 modules, you can choose to pay in 5 monthly instalments without any interest charges or deposit requirements.
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A third party (such as an employer) can pay all or part of your fees. Your sponsor should complete and return our Sponsorship Agreement Form. This must be done before you start your programme.
The Level 6 Diploma is equivalent to the final of a degree. Typically, the Level 6 Diploma should take between 12-18 months to complete but, depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances, the Level 6 Diploma could be completed in 9-12 months .
Where a student intends to complete the Level 4 Diploma in 12-18 months, the Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation module would usually be completed in 6-8 months. As mentioned above, this module could be completed over a longer or shorter period depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances.
ALO will tailor your module and the support offered to help you achieve your desired outcome, in your desired timeframe.
You can apply for an exemption for the Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation module where you have a Law Degree, a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or similar qualification together with the Legal Practice Course including the Advance Private Client unit.
To apply for an exemption you will need to provide us with evidence of your prior qualification. We will map your prior learning to the learning outcomes of the Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation module and confirm whether you are eligible for an exemption.
Students transitioning from an external qualification to SQA must achieve at least one module without exemption to be awarded an SQA Diploma.
This module is assessed by way of 3 hour exam.
You can apply for assessment at any time.
You can enhance your training to qualify as a Licensed Probate Practitioner. To qualify, you will need to complete 1200 hours of practical experience in addition to completing the Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice (or equivalent if applying for exemptions).
To qualify you must submit to firstname.lastname@example.org:
2. certified proof of identity and proof of current address;
4. Any supporting documents relating to conduct, financial and mental health disclosures.
After completing the Level 6 Diploma in Probate Law and Practice, with the requisite amount of practical experience you could then qualify as a Licensed Probate Practitioner.
With further experience, you could go on to manage a probate department in a large firm, or set up your own probate practice.
You could also take further training to become a solicitor.