Professional Skills Course

Introduction

The PSC comprises 3 core modules plus an examination and advocacy assessment together with 24 hours of electives.

Core Modules

Client Care & Professional Standards 2 days tuition
Advocacy & Communication Skills 3 days tuition including an advocacy assessment
Financial & Business Skills 3 days tuition plus 1½ hour open book examination*

*Over 1,200 candidates have sat the F&BS exam with us achieving a pass rate of 93% at the first sitting

The core modules can be undertaken as an 8 day fast track option.

Electives

We offer the widest choice of electives and can provide individually tailored plans in your chosen areas.

Please click here to create your own list of electives or alternatively please email sharon@mblseminars.com

You can view our extensive choice by selecting the options relevant to you.

AdvocacyClient Care & Compliance
Clinical NegligenceCompany & Commercial
ConstructionCriminal
Data ProtectionEmployment
FamilyFinancial & Business
InsolvencyIntellectual Property
Litigation & Dispute ResolutionManagement Skills
Mental HealthPersonal Development
Personal InjuryPrivate Client
Property

Dates & Venues

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our 2022 dates will be delivered via online virtual classrooms. For the Financial & Business Skills examination, candidates will be requested to attend their office, or other suitable venue, together with their supervisor or a senior member of staff to invigilate. Safety is a priority and where this is not possible, we will discuss alternative arrangements with you

Advocacy & Communication Skills 9.30am to 5.15pm 3 days (18 hours in total) Client Care & Professional Standards 9.30am to 5pm 2 days (12 hours in total) Financial & Business Skills 9.30am to 5.15pm 3 days (18 hours in total) Financial & Business Skills Exam 10.30am to 12 noon
7, 8, 9 December 2022 (Online) 5, 6 December 2022 (Online)   FULL 12, 13, 14 December 2022 (Online)   FULL 19 December 2022 (Face to Face)   FULL
14, 15, 16 December 2022 (Online)   FULL 9, 10 January 2023 (Online)   FULL 23, 24, 25 January 2023 (Online) 30 January 2023 (Face to Face)
19, 20, 21 December 2022 (Online)   FULL 26, 27 January 2023 (Online) 22, 23, 24 February 2023 (Online) 27 February 2023 (Face to Face)
3, 4, 5 January 2023 (Online)   FULL 6, 7 February 2023 (Online) 20, 21, 22 March 2023 (Online) 27 March 2023 (Face to Face)
18, 19, 20 January 2023 (Online)   FULL 16, 17 February 2023 (Online) 25, 26, 27 April 2023 (Online) 28 April 2023 (Face to Face)
25, 26, 27 January 2023 (Online) 13, 14 March 2023 (Online) 3, 4, 5 May 2023 (Online) 10 May 2023 (Face to Face)
30, 31 January, 1 February 2023 (Online)   FULL 22, 23 March 2023 (Online) 5, 6, 7 June 2023 (Online) 12 June 2023 (Face to Face)
23, 24, 27 February 2023 (Online)   FULL 3, 4 April 2023 (Online) 10, 11, 12 July 2023 (Online) 17 July 2023 (Face to Face)
1, 2, 3 March 2023 (Online)   FULL 20, 21 April 2023 (Online) 2, 3, 4 August 2023 (Online) 7 August 2023 (Face to Face)
27, 28, 29 March 2023 (Online) 15, 16 May 2023 (Online) 4, 5, 6 September 2023 (Online) 11 September 2023 (Face to Face)
18, 19, 20 April 2023 (Online) 22, 23 May 2023 (Online) 25, 26, 27 September 2023 (Online) 2 October 2023 (Face to Face)
2, 3, 4 May 2023 (Online) 26, 27 June 2023 (Online) 9, 10, 11 October 2023 (Online) 16 October 2023 (Face to Face)
9, 10, 11 May 2023 (Online) 3, 4 July 2023 (Online) 6, 7, 8 November 2023 (Online) 13 November 2023 (Face to Face)
17, 18, 19 May 2023 (Online) 20, 21 July 2023 (Online) 11, 12, 13 December 2023 (Online) 18 December 2023 (Face to Face)
12, 13, 14 July 2023 (Online) 1, 2 August 2023 (Online)
19, 20, 21 July 2023 (Online) 3, 4 August 2023 (Online)
26, 27, 28 July 2023 (Online) 11, 12 September 2023 (Online)
14, 15, 16 August 2023 (Online) 21, 22 September 2023 (Online)
21, 22, 23 August 2023 (Online) 25, 26 September 2023 (Online)
6, 7, 8 September 2023 (Online) 2, 3 October 2023 (Online)
13, 14, 15 September 2023 (Online) 12, 13 October 2023 (Online)
18, 19, 20 September 2023 (Online) 19, 20 October 2023 (Online)
4, 5, 6 October 2023 (Online) 1, 2 November 2023 (Online)
23, 24, 25 October 2023 (Online) 16, 17 November 2023 (Online)
15, 16, 17 November 2023 (Online) 7, 8 December 2023 (Online)
22, 23, 24 November 2023 (Online) 14, 15 December 2023 (Online)
4, 5, 6 December 2023 (Online)
18, 19, 20 December 2023 (Online)

Costs

Cost Description
£1,300 PSC Core and Electives. £1,275 for Season Ticket Holders, £1,225 for SmartPlan Holders
£1,085 PSC Core Only (8 days plus the examination)

£620
£465
£310
PSC Electives Only – Face to Face
24 Hours
18 Hours
12 Hours

£300
£150
PSC Electives Only – Distance Learning
12 Hours
6 Hours
£480 Advocacy & Communication Skills (3 days plus assessment)
£320 Client Care & Professional Standards (2 days)
£480 Financial & Business Skills (3 days plus examination)
£240 Individual Elective (6 hours face to face) Less 10% for SmartPlan Holders
£120 Individual Elective (3 hours face to face) Less 10% for SmartPlan Holders
£40 Individual Elective (1 hour distance learning)

All prices are exclusive of VAT payable

Contact Details

For more information please telephone Sharon Needham on 0161 793 0984 or email psc@mblseminars.com

Testimonials (click here)

"We chose MBL for our PSC requirements as they were able to deliver an in-house fast track solution tailored around our trainee induction programme. The quality of training and standard of customer service was excellent. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to other firms. "

Vicki Simpson, Principal HR Manager, Freeths LLP

Download the PSC Handbook

Our PSC Handbook contains additional information plus the booking terms & conditions.




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