certificate of property law and conveyancing

Course Overview

If you want to embark upon a new career in conveyancing, the Certificate of Property Law and Conveyancing is an introductory program that will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required to move into entry level conveyancing roles. Written in plain English, this online conveyancing course will explore the legal principles of property law that relate to the conveyancing process.  The Certificate of Property Law and Conveyancing introduces students to how the law of contract is applied to contracts for the sale of property, the searches that need to be done, and what forms have to be lodged, as well as providing you with an overview of a conveyancing transaction from initial instructions to settlement.

This online conveyancing course is ideal for those who wish to work in a legal office, conveyancing department or office in an entry-level capacity as law clerk or paralegal. While not specific to any state or territory, this course gives an overview of the theories, methods and doctrines that are relevant and applicable to all states.

Course Topics

Introduction to Conveyancing
Conveyancing Process
The Participants
The Purchaser
The Representatives
The Agent
Types of Title
Buying a Property
Land Tax and Stamp Duty
Contract of Sale
Contract Law
Elements of a Valid Contract
Types of Contracts
Simple Contracts
Executed and Executory Contracts
Cash Contracts
Terms Contract
Open Contracts
Implied terms
Intention of the Parties
Terms of the Contract
Certainty of Terms
Undue Influence
Unconscionable Conduct
Legality of Purpose
Rescission and Other Remedies
Damages and Compensation
Specific Performance
Vendor’s Responsibilties
Special Conditions
Cooling Off Provisions
General Conditions
Title Searches
Requisitions and Disclosures
Acceptance of Title
Duty to Disclose
Physical Inspections
Liability of Authorities
Vendor’s Statements
Settlement Worksheets
Standard Property Searches

Course Format and Duration

This course is delivered completely ONLINE via
our elearning system. The course is available for you to complete at your own pace. Approximately 50 hours.

Elearning Access

12 months’ eLearning access, with free extensions available.


Written assignments and exercises.