Conveyancing Secretary

Being a Conveyancing Secretary involves providing vital administrative support in the legal field, particularly in real estate transactions. If you have an interest in the legal system and law, and have a passion for administration, this Short Learning Programme is the one for you.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the legal system, law office operations, and the stages and processes related to conveyancing. Additionally, you will improve your customer service proficiency and gain an understanding of customer service principles. Moreover, you’ll develop workplace efficiency by becoming adept at various Window-based applications, along with enhancing your typing skills as an executive secretary.

This Short Learning Programme can serve as a foundation for pursuing admission to a Boston Higher Certificate if you wish to continue your studies.

Conveyancing Secretary


1 Year (full-time)

Entry Requirements

National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) 4; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to a Boston Higher Certificate Programme or an Occupational Qualification.

Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.

  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Company Law 1 (OCM11615)*
  • Law Office Practice and Procedure*
  • Conveyancing*
  • Principles of Customer Service*
  • Business English*
  • Typing Skills for the Executive Secretary**

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**Keyboarding and Typing modules require the Learner to achieve a stipulated word-per-minute (wpm) typing speed (as stipulated for each module) and in some instances require an additional Summative Assessment. Word-per-minute targets are practice-led assessment formats whereby the Learner continues until the required wpm speed is maintained. Where an additional Summative Assessment is prescribed, the final grade is based on the Summative Assessment as well as the attainment of the wpm typing speed requirement. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for these Summative Assessments, which will be charged for.

Responsible | Accurate | Methodical | Friendly | Passion for the Administration

  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • A thorough understanding of the legal system and the law of contract
  • A full understanding of all the stages of and procedures involved in conveyancing
  • An understanding of customer service and dealing with clients


On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Conveyancing Secretary.