Wills and Probate Law Course

Distinguish each legal procedure necessary to form a will and become aware of the potential of revocation and its involvement.

Wills and Probate Law - Level 3

Learning Outcome


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.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

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


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

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 Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and 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.


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.


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

Course Curriculum

Module 01: An Introduction to Estate and Wills
An Introduction to Estate and Wills 00:16:00
Module 02: Making a Will
Making a Will 00:25:00
Module 03: Trusts and Dispositions
Trusts and Dispositions 00:20:00
Module 04: Intestacy
Intestacy 00:25:00
Module 05: Probate
Probate 00:29:00
Module 06: Correcting Errors in a Will
Correcting Errors in a Will 00:19:00
Module 07: Revocation of Wills
Revocation of Wills 00:28:00
Module 08: Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney 00:32:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Wills and Probate Law – Level 3 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Wills and Probate Law – Level 3 00:20:00
Assignment – Wills and Probate Law – Level 3 6 days, 3 hours

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