Property Law and Practice


The purpose of this online course is to provide you with specialised knowledge of the principles of property law relative to the matters commonly encountered by legal executives in conveyancing practice.  

It will enable you to identify and perform the practices and procedures appropriate to situations commonly occurring in conveyancing practice, while receiving an appropriate level of supervision.  

For more information watch the course introduction video below.


Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Analyse and apply the legal principles and practices relevant to the role of the solicitor for vendor, solicitor for purchaser, and the real estate agent in simple agreements for sale and purchase of urban land.
  • Analyse and apply the legal principles and practices relevant to the role of a solicitor acting for a mortgagor or a mortgagee in common conveyancing transactions.
  • Prepare and critically comment on conveyancing documentation commonly used or encountered by legal executives.


Assessment for this course is:

  • 40% internally assessed
  • 60% examination. 

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times go to our exam page:

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

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No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency

Course availability over the next 12 months


Trimester 1 enrolment dates

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14 Feb 2023
27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023

Trimester 3 enrolment dates

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17 Oct 2023
30 Oct 2023
18 Feb 2024