Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Conveyancing (Level 6)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 240
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Law » Legal Practice
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand with people who have the specialist practical and professional knowledge and skills to assist with the property law related needs of clients and employers, underpinned by the requirements of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006, and associated regulations and rules.

The qualification is for those interested in employment in property law and the transfer of property.

Graduates will work under supervision of a Conveyancing Practitioner.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge and understanding of the New Zealand legal system and the specialist areas of New Zealand law relevant to conveyancing, to carry out conveyancing transactions in New Zealand.
- Apply knowledge of the practices and processes relevant to conveyancing, to carry out conveyancing transactions in New Zealand.
- Apply effective communication skills and knowledge of the standards of professional conduct and duties in respect of clients, other practitioners and third parties to facilitate the property law related needs of clients and employers, in a competent and ethical manner.
Education pathways
The diploma has no direct education pathways in New Zealand.
This qualification may lead to higher level study in law or business.
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in:
-Support roles to conveyancing practitioners and lawyers in conveyancing and law firms, government departments, and other organisations.
-Law related or administration roles where the work does not infringe the prohibitions on carrying out regulated and/or reserved work set out in the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006.

Graduates may apply to the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers for registration as a Registered Conveyancer.

Graduates who have attained two years conveyancing experience are eligible to apply to the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers for a Practising Certificate.

Refer to http://www.nzsconveyancing.co.nz/qualifications-and-registration.html for further information on these processes.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
This qualification encompasses all Specifications for Diploma of Conveyancing within the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Conveyancers: Registration and Practice) Regulations 2008 schedule.

For further information, refer to: here
Education Organisation Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3167
Status Current
Created May 2016
Next Review December 2020
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