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Wills and Probate Law

Level 3 Endorsed Certificate | Exam & Full Tutor Support Included | 120 CPD Points | 24x7 Access

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Study method
Online, self-paced
151 hours
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
120 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Our Wills and Probate Law course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme, ensuring your newly acquired skills will enhance your professional development. The Wills and Probate Law course is also accredited by IAO & CPD, with 120 CPD points available to you as proof of your achievement.

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.

Why People Enrol this Wills and Probate Law Course From One Education:

  • Eligibility for an endorsed certificate upon successful completion of the Wills and Probate Law course
  • Learning materials of our Wills and Probate Law course contains engaging voiceover and visual elements for your comfort
  • Get 24/7 access to all Wills and Probate Law course content for a full year
  • Complete the Wills and Probate Law course at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)
  • Efficient assessments and instant results upon completion of our Wills and Probate Law course



120 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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This Wills and Probate Law course is designed with the following modules:

Module 01: An Introduction to Estate and Wills

  • Estate
  • Wills
  • Types of Wills

Module 02: Making a Will

  • Making a Will
  • Valuing Your Estate
  • What to Include in Your Will
  • Signing the Will
  • Choosing Executors
  • How to Change a Will

Module 03: Trusts and Dispositions

  • Trust
  • Trust Usage
  • Trust Taxation
  • Disposition

Module 04: Intestacy

  • What is Intestacy?
  • Reasons for Intestate Deaths
  • The Rights of a Surviving Spouse or Civil Partner
  • The Rights of Surviving Issue & Others

Module 05: Probate

  • What is Probate
  • Do You Always Need Probate?
  • Who Applies for Probate?
  • Overview of the Probate Process
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Applying for Probate
  • Probate Cost

Module 06: Correcting Errors in a Will

  • The Position at Common Law / Equity
  • 21. Interpretation of Wills--General Rules as to Evidence
  • Section 20(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1982

Module 07: Revocation of Wills

  • Express Revocation
  • Revocation by Marriage or Civil Partnership
  • Revocation by Destruction
  • Presumptions

Module 08: Power of Attorney

  • Power of Attorney
  • Mental Capacity
  • The Different Powers of Attorney
  • Choosing an Attorney
  • Acting in Best Interests
  • Communicating Wishes
  • Losing Mental Capacity
  • Freedom Protection

How is the Wills and Probate Law Course assessed?

To simplify the procedure of evaluation and accreditation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.

When all tests have been successfully passed, you will be able to order a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Wills and Probate Law course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their achievement. The hardcopy of this certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme can be ordered and received straight to your home by post, by paying —

  • Within the UK: £79
  • International: £79 + £10 (postal charge) = £89

CPD & IAO Accredited Certification from One Education

After successfully completing this Wills and Probate Law course, you will qualify for the CPD & IAO accredited certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in both PDF & hardcopy format, which can be received by paying —

  • PDF Certificate: £9
  • Hardcopy Certificate (within the UK): £15
  • Hardcopy Certificate (international): £15 + £10 (postal charge) = £25

Who is this course for?

This Wills and Probate Law course is ideal for

  • Students
  • Recent graduates
  • Job Seekers
  • Anyone interested in this topic
  • People already working in the relevant fields and want to polish their knowledge and skill.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Wills and Probate Law course. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Wills and Probate Law course is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and being over the age of 16.

Career path

This Wills and Probate Law course will help you procure a job in the relevant field and will allow you to advance your career. Many job roles will be available for you to explore after completing this Wills and Probate Law course. This also increases your competency to be eligible for promotions at work.

Enrol now and take your career to the next step with One Education.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.