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£50 off PSC in May, June, July

Professional Skills Course

The Professional Skills Course(PSC) is a compulsory course designed to help those training to become a solicitor develop the skill-set required of an effective lawyer. As a long standing SRA accredited provider, Kaplan Altior delivers a PSC course which ensures that trainee solicitors become competent to practice and can meet the demanding needs of their clients. The course consists of 4 core modules together with 24 hours of electives (where applicable).

In addition, the SRA's requirement to undertake a contentious seat during the training contract can be satisfied by adding Kaplan Altior's Trainee Litigation Programme to the PSC course. 


*When booked after 24/04/2018 on courses starting in May, June or July 2018. Only when core package and 24 hours of electives are booked.


The PSC must be completed as part of a trainee solicitors compulsory training, during the training contract.

Key Benefits

  • Flexible and convenient course format. (Live Online or Classroom based)
  • Wide and varied choice of electives.
  • Public courses and, in addition, provisions for the Public Sector, City firms and firms who wish to run the course in house.
  • Great range of city centre venues, with excellent transport links.
  • Smaller teaching numbers to ensure our learners get the best experience possible.
  • Experienced trainers delivery high quality knowledge.
  • Our delegates receive a completely interactive experience using scenarios and case studies to embed learning.
  • For firms specialising in commercial and corporate work, we also offer a tailored 'City' version of the course that delivers the PSC content using relevant case studies and scenarios.
  • A certificate is issued following successful completion of the course which can be submitted to the appropriate professional awarding body.

Prices From £1075


Packages available. Please see package options below

Structure & Format


3 Core Modules. 24 hours of electives

Study Options


Classroom Based or Live Online


Use the drop down boxes to search for your preferred venue, date or module. You can use each of the drop downs individually, make a selection with all, or use any combination of selection that best suits your preferences.

Venue Date Module
26 Jun 2018 (Limited Availability) Client Care
27 Jun 2018 (Fully Booked) Professional Standards
03 Jul 2018 - 05 Jul 2018 (Fully Booked) Advocacy and Communication Skills (3 days)
Live Online
6 x 3 hour sessions (4 - 7 pm) - 3 Jul, 4 Jul, 10 Jul, 11 July, 17 Jul & 18 Jul 2018 Financial and Business Skills Live Online
10 Jul 2018 Client Care
11 Jul 2018 Professional Standards
12 Jul 2018 - 16 Jul 2018 Financial and Business Skills (3 days)
17 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018 (Fully Booked) Advocacy and Communication Skills (3 days)

More information about this course

Download a copy of the Professional Skills Course candidate information guide below. 
Download an information leaflet on our FBS online preparation module below. 

Kaplan Altior Experience

We help those in the legal sector achieve their professional development and career goals and excel in their field.


Our programmes offer an interactive and practical learning experience that delivers lasting results and is easily put into practice.


We have vast experience in legal training and assessment and have been developing legal talent for over 35 years.


When tailoring programmes, we take the time to understand your business and create solutions to suit your unique training needs.


Strong client service is at the heart of our business and underpins everything we do. It's what sets us apart from other providers.