Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing


If you would like to work within the conveyancing profession. Our Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing teaches you the skills you need to become an asset to any business in the industry. Our course also meets the education requirement to obtain your conveyancer’s licence.

Enter the exciting world of property and real estate. In conveyancing you will provide expert contract law advice to assisting Purchasers and Vendors achieving positive outcomes in the real estate transactions.

Students work on property transactions as well as the sale of businesses. Our course teaches you how to undertake both sides of residential property and the sale of business transactions. Both of these areas in Melbourne show no signs of slowing down.

You will learn how to prepare land and property contracts, vendor statements, search for land and titles and finalise settlements. Additionally you will be shown how to manage trust accounts.

Join us to either commence an exciting new career path or expand your current skills and enhance your knowledge. You can undertake work in conveyancing in either a conveyancing or legal practice.

Commence a career in this industry which can bring long term benefits.

Become a licenced conveyancer

Our course also meets the educational requirement of the Business Licencing Authority to become a licenced conveyancer. Once becoming licenced you can have the ability to operate independently as a conveyancer.

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 a conveyancing or legal practice.

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. PEXA is the platform through which many conveyancing transactions take place and our trainer will introduce you to the program and show you how to settle properties and place a caveat on title, among other things.

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.

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Part-time: 12 months

Class Schedule: *

6pm - 9pm
Monday and Thursday nights

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

Modes of Delivery




Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. 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

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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

  • February
  • July

Units Of Study

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
BSBCOM603 Plan and establish compliance management systems 50
BSBLEG413 Identify and apply the legal framework 60
BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law 60
BSBLEG512 Apply legal principles in property law matters 60
BSBLEG513 Apply legal principles in corporation law matters 60
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business 60
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development 60
FNSACC403 Make decisions in a legal context 60
FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry 30
FNSORG601 Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes 50
FNSPRM601 Establish, supervise and monitor practice systems to conform with legislation and regulations 60

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.