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Conveyancer

Year 12 Preferred Subject Prerequisites VOC Course

Also known as Property Conveyancer and Settlement Agent.

Conveyancers prepare the documentation required for the purchase and sale of real estate and attend to property settlements.

Conveyancers must have a sound knowledge of land law, land division, surveying, property development, property management, strata administration, insurance, taxation, business analysis, investment and contracts.

Conveyancers may communicate with clients, real estate agents, banks, building societies and finance companies, as well as government departments and rating authorities.

TASKS

    Conveyancers may perform the following tasks:

  • prepare and advise on contracts for the sale of real estate
  • conduct title searches and make enquiries with various government departments, local councils and water authorities
  • prepare and advise on mortgage documentation
  • attend to exchange-of-contracts and settlement procedures
  • prepare and advise on lease documentation

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • good communication skills
  • good organisational skills
  • integrity and sound judgment

Interest Area

Clerical/Administrative

EDUCATION & TRAINING


Year 12 Preferred Subject Prerequisites VOC Course

To become a conveyancer you usually have to complete an accredited course in conveyancing and undertake two years of practical experience. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your HSC/ACT Year 12 with English. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information.


Additional Information

    To work as a conveyancer in NSW, you must be licensed by NSW Fair Trading. To be licensed you must be over 18, have completed a conveyancing course and gained 1 year of practical experience.

    In the ACT, there is no licensing or registration for conveyancers, however, anyone performing the duties of a conveyancer must be working under the supervision of a solicitor.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Conveyancers are generally self-employed or work in conveyancing businesses, law firms, financial institutions, banks, building societies and some government departments.

In NSW, conveyancers employed by financial institutions generally specialise in finance and must have experience with land transactions. Those who are self-employed may also need to maintain accurate records related to running an office, such as accounts.

Due to the lack of formal recognition of conveyancers in the ACT, conveyancers are not able to operate by themselves. Practitioners generally work for law firms as paralegals or solicitors, specialising in conveyancing.

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