About the course

    This course offers unparalleled access to a flexible career as a lawyer. It provides a cost-effective way of obtaining law qualifications without having to complete a qualifying law degree (although graduates of law or non-law subjects can still choose to become a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer via this route).

    If you don’t have a qualifying law degree you will need to take the Level 3 Diploma qualification, set and assessed at A level standard, and the Level 6 qualification, which is set and assessed at honours degree level.

    The Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice is the first step towards this and was developed to recognise the growing number of students who are either interested in a short but rounded introduction to Law and Practice and are aimed at those wishing to move towards a career as a solicitor.

    Entry requirements

    Students must have 4 GCSE at grades C or above (including English) or, if over 21, entry as a mature student is considered on its own merits. 

    How much does it cost?

    Tuition Fee;
    £1265 (Advanced learner loan available)
    Assessment Fees - £297.50

    Where will this course take me?

    Completing the L3 Certificate in Law and Practice provides you with the entry requirements to progress on to study the L3 Diploma and L6 Professional Higher Diploma which is the final academic stage towards qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive.

    Core modules

    Three core units are studied which include:

    • Introduction to Law and Practice
    • Legal Research Skills
    • Client Care Skills

    Optional modules

    Two further units are studied covering a practice unit and the law unit linked to the practice unit.

    How will I be assessed?

    Each unit is assessed individually using a range of assessment methods, these include:

    • Multiple choice tests
    • Closed book exams
    • Skills based tasks 

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

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