PSC Update: Online Live and new UK locations
The Professional Skills Course (PSC) is a mandatory qualification which all trainee solicitors must complete before being admitted to the roll. The qualification is comprised of a mixture of compulsory ‘Core’ modules and a number of ‘Elective’ modules which candidates choose themselves to suit their respective areas of interest.
As of 2018, BPP will offer the PSC Core* & Electives via our Online Classroom Live platform. This gives trainees the ability to flexibly complete the PSC from home or the office. We are the first and only PSC provider in the UK that offers both the PSC Core & Electives online (*excluding Advocacy & Communication Skills and Financial & Business Skills Exam).
Andrew Chadwick, Dean of the Law School at BPP said:
“This decision means that the PSC is the latest course which can use our tried and tested online live classroom facility. The quality of learning and teaching is excellent and the medium gives the learner much more flexibility on location. This is good news”
“It is a great achievement that BPP will be recognised for leading the way in ensuring students can access this course digitally, we will be the first provider to be able to offer ALL 24 hours of electives via Online Classroom Live”
While being the chosen provider by some of world’s most prestigious law firms, we also run the most flexible programme of Professional Skills Courses available. Alongside adding the online element, BPP has also extended our face to face PSC offering at the same time in 2018. The PSC Core modules will now be available across 11 cities after adding Cardiff and Newcastle to the list of extensive locations in the UK.
BPP will still provide a portfolio with more London based Core courses and a range of electives double the size of any other UK provider. With the help of our trainers, who are the best in their respective fields of law, trainee solicitors can now study in a way that suits you – with the freedom to fast track your modules or complete them at a more relaxed pace using the online technology.
We still proudly boast a first time pass rate of over 95% for the exam element of the Financial and Business Skills course plus a free resit should you be successful on your first attempt.
Trainees are also entitled to a personal Trainee Solicitor Membership, giving them up to 50% discount on BPP’s CPD courses. What’s more the Trainee Membership is absolutely free. For more information about the PSC please see our website or call us on 0330 060 3200.