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Conveyancing Secretary




  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*  
  • Spreadsheets*  
  • Company Law 1 (HCML1)** - Learners must participate in this module either in the Jan-Jun semester or the Jul-Dec semester
  • Law Office Practice and Procedure*  
  • Conveyancing*  
  • Principles of Customer Service*  
  • Business English*  
  • Typing Skills for the Executive Secretary***  

All modules are compulsory unless otherwise specified and must be passed.

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of 1 (one) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**2 (two) formal Formative Assessments are completed and weighted 20% (each) of the final grade. No supplementary assessments are provided for Formative Assessments. Two (2) Summative Assessments are completed and weighted 50% and 10% of the final grade. A maximum of 1 (one) supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for each Summative Assessments. A Learner must obtain a maximum of 30% in the first sitting/submission of a Summative Assessment to qualify for the supplementary assessment opportunity

***Keyboarding and Typing modules require the Learner to achieve a stipulated word-per-minute (wpm) typing speed (as stipulated for each module) and in some instances require an additional Summative Assessment. Word-per-minute targets are practice-led assessment formats whereby the Learner continues until the required wpm speed is maintained. Where an additional Summative Assessment is prescribed, the final grade is based on the Summative Assessment as well as the attainment of the wpm typing speed requirement. A maximum of 1 (one) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for these Summative Assessments, which will be charged for.



Responsible / Accurate / Methodical / Friendly



  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • A thorough understanding of the legal system and the law of contract
  • A full understanding of all the stages of and procedures involved in conveyancing
  • An understanding of customer service and dealing with clients



A National Senior Certificate or NAtional Certificate (Vocational)  or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.




On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme: Conveyancing Secretary including a total of 26 Higher Education Credits on NQF L5 (HCLP1, HCLT1, HCML1) and 14 Higher Education Credits on NQF L6 (HCLP2)



On successful completion the Learner may apply for admission with advanced placement to an accredited Boston Higher Education Programme.

Apply to register for this programme or one of our related law courses at your nearest Boston City Campus & Business College tuition centre. 


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