Introduction to Conveyancing

If you are interested in conveyancing and want to pursue a career as a Conveyancing Secretary but are not sure where to begin, this online course which offers a brief introduction to Conveyancing in South Africa is for you. Over the course duration, you will be introduced to various role-players and conveyancing processes that complement and enhance our thriving Property industry. You will also be given an introduction to the Lexis Convey and Lexis WinDeed applications that play a pivotal role in this process and are currently used by the majority of conveyancing firms.

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Format: Self-paced interactive tutorials and videos spread over the following seven modules.

1. A brief introduction to ownership of property
In Module 1 we learn about the different types of property, property ownership, sources of law of property, and an overview of what a conveyancer is.

2. The transfer registration process
In Module 2 we cover the Transfer registration process and the various role players who are involved in this process.

3. The bond registration process
In Module 3 we learn about the Bond registration process and the various role players involved in this process.

4. The bond cancellation process
In Module 4 we learn about the Bond cancellation process and the various role players involved in this process.

5. The role of the conveyancer
In this module we go into more detail about the Conveyancer, the Conveyancing Secretary, and their roles and responsibilities. We also touch on fraud in the conveyancing process.

6. The why and how of the deeds office
Module 6 covers the Deeds Office, its purpose, and how to obtain information from the Deeds Office. We also take you through a typical Deeds Office search using Lexis WinDeed.

7. Lexis Convey: an overview
Here we briefly cover Lexis Convey, an industry leading third party conveyancing software application that manages the conveyancing process from start to finish.

Certificate of Completion
To qualify for your Certificate of Completion, you are required to complete all course modules and score 70% or more in each of the course assessments. On successful completion, a print-ready version of your Certificate will be made available online.

To find out more or to register, visit the Introduction to Conveyancing Course page

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