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Professional Skills Course

The PSC is designed to help those qualifying to be solicitors develop the necessary skills required to ensure they are competent to practice and meet the demanding needs of their clients. Made up of three core modules in Client Care & Professional Standards, Advocacy & Communication and Financial & Business Skills, the Professional Skills Course (PSC) is a mandatory course for all trainee solicitors.

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PSC Elective Options

Altior offer a wide choice of elective courses, across many legal practice areas, that are taught through a mix of face to face tuition combined with distance learning to help retain knowledge. Sessions are highly interactive, using training techniques such as group work, role-play, scenario simulation, case studies and practical exercises to embed learning.

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Trainee Litigation Programme

Experience first-hand the litigation process and overcome any difficulties you may have in satisfying the contentious element of the training contract with our Trainee Litigation Programme (TLP). The programme will expose learners, through a variety of activities, to all the contentious practice skills standards stipulated by the SRA as being a requirement of the period of recognised training.

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Higher Rights of Audience

Advance your career and professional standing by obtaining the skills to represent clients in either the civil or criminal higher courts. The Higher Rights of Audience qualification is available to any solicitor involved in advocacy work. Depending on your chosen pathway, on completion it will enable you to conduct advocacy in either the civil or criminal Higher Courts.

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Continued Professional Development

Undertake a wide range of specialist CPD courses that meet regulatory requirements for continued competence standards. We have an experienced team of trainers who are all experts in their specialist subject.

The programmes are centered on active learning and are designed to be inspiring, personalised and work-relevant.

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Interpersonal Skills

Excellence in 'soft' skills is something firms expect from all staff. Under the pressures of everyday work though, often this crucial area of training can be overlooked. Our comprehensive selection of courses has been compiled to cover the key interpersonal skills all professionals should have. Programmes are highly engaging and inspiring using a combination of distance learning and face to face tuition.

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Advocacy & Litigation

As specialists in advocacy training, we've drawn on our experience and knowledge to deliver a series of training courses designed for advocates within the Magistrates court, CILEx and Higher Court at all levels of experience. Our programmes aim to help those who need to complete advocacy-related CPD, to ensure they maintain competent under the SRA regulations.

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To assist Law firms and Solicitors in addressing compliance issues, we have developed a range of courses to address each specific SRA identified risk. These courses are applicable to all solicitors, as each individual is responsible for complying with the requirements of the SRA Handbook, and the managers of each firm responsible for the overall compliance of their individual firms

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Management & Leadership

We have designed a series of short courses for those who seek to develop a particular skill set that will help them run (or contribute to) the running of their firm more efficiently. Our programmes aim to develop the skills managers at all levels need to become more effective in their job role and advance them to the next level in their career.

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ACCA Probate and Estate Administration

The ACCA and Altior are pleased to offer the Probate and Estate Administration course Live Online to ACCA members who hold a practicing certificate. Attending this course will authorise you to offer your clients a probate service.

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CILEx Advocacy Skills

Altior are the sole provider of the CILEx Advocacy Skills Course in England and Wales. After successful completion, Chartered Legal Executives are accredited to provide a full range of litigation services to clients in their particular area of law. We offer the course in three pathways; Civil Litigation, Family Litigation and Criminal Litigation.

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Encouraged to participate in group exercises which develops learning and understanding. Content was extremely relevant to areas of practice.

Negotiation Skills course, February 2015