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Probate Technician

Assisting a probate lawyer to administer the estate of a deceased person.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • providing client care and communication
  • drafting accurate and complete legal documentation
  • creating and maintaining accurate file records in line with employer's policies and procedures
  • apprentices without level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) English and maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners after completing their apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

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