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Entry to the CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice is open to all learners and there are no formal entry requirements.
However, as it is a Level 3 qualification, it is recommended that learners who enrol on the CILEx Level 3 Certificate have a minimum of 4 GCSEs (including English Language or Literature) or equivalent.
If you would like to discuss whether you can study this course, please contact us on 0330 088 8495 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Months of entry
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice allows learners to experience a compact, but well-rounded introduction to Law and Practice. The Certificate can be tailored to meet a learner's specific interests or work needs. The CILEx Level 3 Certificate can be a standalone course or it can build into the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.
Learners who complete their CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice can register for Affiliate Membership with CILEx.
With a CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice, a learner can become a Skilled Paralegal Administrator, Paralegal Assistant or Legal Support Staff
Course progression include completing the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice and then going on to the CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional in Law and Practice.
Exemptions and recognition of prior learning
There are exemptions available for learners who have completed subjects such as an A-Level in law. For more information on this, visit the CILEx Exemptions page here.
When to enrol
You may enrol on your studies any time throughout the year. If you would like to enrol, please visit our course page here and download our enrolment form.
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice consists of 5 units in total.
Unit 1: Introduction to Law and Practice
Unit 16: Client Care Skills
Unit 17: Legal Research Skills
A learner must also choose a Practice Unit and a Linked Law unit. You may find a full list of units here.
Each unit completes with an assessment. For Law and Practice units, this takes the form of an end of unit exam hosted by CILEx in June and January. For the Skills units, the assessment is coursework based.
On average, a learner is expected to spend a year completing the CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice.
Learners have 18 months of course access to complete their course.
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice course fees includes:
- Extensive revision materials
- Extensive bank of study resources
- Unlimited tutor support
- Access to Thomson Reuters Practical Law
- Tutor-led revision sessions for Practice subjects and Law subjects
- Interest free instalment payment options
- NUS card available for purchase
Fees and funding
Course fees – £975.00
Interest-free instalment options are available.
Additional Exam and Membership fees are payable to CILEx.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- flexible12 months
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Law Training Centre
- 0330 088 8495