University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Professional Skills Course

Completion of the course is a compulsory Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requirement for all trainee solicitors undertaking a training contract. Therefore, you are only entitled to undertake the course if you have successfully completed your Legal Practice Course.

Entry requirements

You should be a trainee solicitor to complete the professional skills course (PSC). Individual elements available as continuing professional development (CPD) for any legal professional.

Assessment methods

There is an examination in financial and business skills and an appraisal in advocacy; no other elements are examined or assessed.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate of Professional Development Full-time September 2016 - 3 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400