Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial)


If you would like to work within the legal profession, then take a step towards obtaining your conveyancer licence. Our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial) teaches you the skills you need to become an asset to any business in the conveyancing industry.

Enter the exciting world of property and real estate. Cut your Career in providing expert contract law advice to assisting Purchasers and Vendors achieving positive outcomes in the real estate arena.

Becoming a Licensed Conveyancer, our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing is high level industry knowledge and application using the latest digital platform PEXA to settle property transactions.

Our program is a Partial Program as it offers the units that are required to apply to the Consumer Affairs Business Licensing Authority to activate your ability to operate independently as a conveyancer.

Students work on property transactions as well as the sale of businesses, and given both Melbourne’s real estate market shows no signs of slowing down, work in this field has long term benefits.

Additionally, to be able to assist businesses buying and selling places you, as a licensed conveyancer, at the forefront of enterprise businesses. This is another exciting aspect of conveyancing.

Work as a conveyancer

Expand your current skills and work in a conveyancing practice or undertake conveyancing work in a in a legal practice. Our course teaches you how to undertake both sides of residential property and the sale of business transactions.

You will learn how to prepare land and property contracts, vendor statements, search for land and titles and finalise settlements. We also teach you how to manage trust accounts.

Industry connections and resources

This course is taught by qualified conveyancers and lawyers who will mentor you every step of the way

Employment outcomes

You will be qualified to work as a conveyancer or conveyancing clerk within the legal profession.

The course meets the compulsory educational requirements set by the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) Victoria to apply for a Conveyancer Licence. (Check the full industry eligibility requirements outlined above against the BLA website.)

With an additional 12 months’ work experience under an Australian legal practitioner or licensed conveyancer, this course will enable you to apply for a Conveyancer licence in order to operate your own conveyancing business.

Experience Requirements to Obtain Industry Licence

You must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completed the equivalent of 12 months’ full-time experience within the last five years, carrying out conveyancing work under the supervision of either:
    • an Australian legal practitioner (authorised to be a principal of a law practice), or
    • a fully licensed conveyancer in Victoria.
  • Successfully completed a recognised law degree and either:
    • an approved practical legal training or corresponding requirements, or
    • the equivalent of 12 months’ full-time experience carrying out conveyancing work under the supervision of an Australian Legal practitioner (authorised to be a principal of a law practice)


Assessment consists of assignments, written, oral questioning and practical file work.

PEXA Training

Melbourne Polytechnic is the first TAFE to offer PEXA training with certified PEXA trainers.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Please Note:

The Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing (Partial) – is a partial qualification and delivers the compulsory educational requirements of the Business Licensing Authority (BLA) Victoria.

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Part-time: 12 weeks

Class Schedule: *

4pm - 7pm
One evening per week, currently Monday

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery




The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Assignments, written and oral questioning.


All materials will be supplied

Entrance Requirements

There are no prerequisites for individual units of competency. However, to meet the demands of the program you are required to have an effective and highly developed:
  • command of written and spoken English
  • communication, documentation and research skills
  • computer skills for web use, word processing, presentation software and email
Industry requirements: You are encouraged to check the full industry eligibility requirements outlined above against the Business Licensing Authority Victoria (BLA) website.

Career Pathways

Career opportunities include work as a conveyancer or conveyancing clerk.

Enrolment Intake

  • April
  • July
  • October

Units Of Study

The Units of Study listed below have been approved for VET FEE-HELP. You may be required to undertake additional Units of Study in order to obtain the qualification. You will need to determine your particular combination of Units of Study with the department.

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBCNV501 Take instructions in relation to a transaction 120
BSBCNV502 Read and interpret a legal document and provide advice 80
BSBCNV503 Analyse and interpret legal requirements for a transaction 50
BSBCNV504 Prepare legal documents 80
BSBCNV505 Finalise the conveyancing transaction 30
BSBCNV506 Establish and manage a trust account 60
BSBCNV601 Identify and conduct searches 60
BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law 60
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry 30
FNSORG601 Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes 50

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.