Professional Skills Course

Introduction

The PSC is compulsory for all trainee solicitors prior to their admission to the Roll. It 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

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
ImmigrationInsolvency
Intellectual PropertyLitigation & Dispute Resolution
Management SkillsMental Health
Personal DevelopmentPersonal Injury
Private ClientProperty

Dates & Venues

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our 2020 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

Location Advocacy & Communication Skills 3 days Client Care & Professional Standards 2 days Financial & Business Skills including examination 3 days Fast Track Course 8 days
Online 5, 6, 7 Oct 2020   FULL 8, 9, 15, 16 Oct 2020   FULL 12, 13, 14 Oct 2020  
Online 26, 27, 28 Oct 2020   FULL 19, 20, 29, 30 Oct 2020
Online 14, 15, 16 Dec 2020 17, 18, 25, 30 Nov 2020 2, 3, 4 Dec 2020
Online 18, 19, 20 Jan 2021 11, 12, 13, 14 Jan 2021 25, 26, 27 Jan 2021
London 3, 4, 5 Feb 2021 1, 2 Feb 2021 8, 9, 10 Feb 2021 1 to 10 Feb 2021
Manchester 1, 2, 3 Mar 2021 4, 5 Mar 2021 8, 9, 10 Mar 2021 1 to 10 Mar 2021
London 15, 16, 17 Mar 2021 18, 19 Mar 2021 22, 23, 24 Mar 2021 15 to 24 Mar 2021
London 27, 28, 29 Sep 2021 20, 21 Sep 2021 22, 23, 24 Sep 2021 20 to 29 Sep 2021
Manchester 18, 19, 20 Oct 2021 14, 15 Oct 2021 11, 12, 13 Oct 2021 11 to 20 Oct 2021

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.