• Wills and Probate Law - Level 3
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    Learn how to make all the steps and procedures in organising a will, and ensure that a person’s fondest wishes are actioned without any obstacle. You will be able to support and direct people in their moments of need, and ensure that sensitive moments are seen through to a satisfactory conclusion. By understanding the complex world of will-making and probate, you will become a vital part of a person’s inheritance, and make life go on after they are no longer with their loved ones.   

    This course guides you through all of the legal requirements and ramifications that a will requires. The content explains every procedural step in detail, with consideration given to the end-to-end sequence of making a will and dealing with an estate. It also includes a full description of the probate process. On completion, you will have gained excellent knowledge about wills and probate, whether it is required for business or personal use.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Fully understand the relationship between estates and wills
    • Gain knowledge of each legal step required to formulate a will
    • Become comfortable with the terminology used when compiling legal documentation
    • Understand the rights and expectations of spouses and civil partners
    • Learn the full implications of probate and when it will be used
    • Know how to interpret and error check any will document
    • Be aware of the possibility of will revocation and what it entails
    • Know power of attorney and when it is best to act on behalf of a client to protect their interest

    Method of Assessment

    To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

    To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

    After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


    After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

    Who is This course for?

    This course is designed for those individuals who may wish to enter a legal career path, or have already done so, and need to learn the basics about wills and probate acts. Alternatively, it will also suit anyone who just wishes to learn more about the legal process of will-making or probate for personal or business reasons.

    Career Path

    This course is appropriate for anybody entering the legal profession and wants to become familiar with the laws and procedures for acting on wills and probate. It may also suit those that wish to study the subject for personal reasons or just want to become familiar with the process for creating and actioning a will. This course applies to the following careers:

    • Private or commercial solicitor
    • Residential lawyer
    • Trainee solicitor