Wills and Probate
Learning about Wills and Probate is absolutely essential for everybody - whether you need to help a loved one, or would like to take control of your own affairs and avoid common mistakes.
This course covers everything you need to know about Wills and Probate, including how to write a valid Will, understanding the special conditions, following correct probate procedures and the rules regarding intestacy.
From the roles and responsibilities of lawyers and estate executors to the importance of granting power of attorney, this course covers everything you need to know about Wills and Probate.
You Will Learn
- The full definition of a Will and the various types to choose from
- How to write a valid Will and include all the relevant special conditions
- A full definition of probate and all of the procedures involved
- What happens when a Will is not left (intestacy) and what you need to do
- The role of lawyers, estate executors and the importance of ‘power of attorney’
Benefits of Taking This Course
- You will save time, money and effort
- You will be able to assist loved ones who rely on you in difficult times
- You will take control of your own affairs and have peace of mind
- You will avoid costly legal errors which have serious repercussions
- You will ensure that your estate is divided as per your wishes
Who can take the Wills and Probate Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 8 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 8 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 8 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Wills and Probate Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 4.0 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.