Taught course

CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma

Law Training Centre

Entry requirements

Entry to the CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma is available to those who have completed Law Degrees or the Law Conversion Degree.

If you would like to discuss whether you can study this course, please contact us.

Months of entry


Course content


A fast-track course for LLB or GDL graduates, take your legal career to the next level and choose two legal practice units, along with Client Care Skills. This route is for those looking for an affordable alternative to the Solicitor or Barrister route into law.

Career Prospects

Learners who complete their CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma can register for Graduate Membership with CILEx.

With a CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma, a learner could become a Senior Paralegal Fee Earner or Case Worker. For further progression, see below.

Qualifying Employment to become a Chartered Legal Executive

With the additional requirement of Qualifying Employment, which consists of creating a work-based learning portfolio, a learner can become a Chartered Legal Executive and CILEx Fellow (FCILEx).

After completing three years of Qualifying Employment, including one year which must be completed as a Graduate Member of CILEx, a learner can apply to become a Chartered Legal Executive and/or an Authorised Practitioner.

Progress from this can include firm partnership, advocacy, and judicial roles.

Exemptions and recognition of prior learning

Exemptions are obtained from CILEx. 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.

Course Content

The CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma consists of 3 units in total.

Mandatory units

Unit 22: Client Care Skills

Elective units

A learner must also choose a two Practice Units, one which must be linked to a Law unit studied in their degree. A full list of units is available here.

Course Assessment

Each unit completes with an assessment. For Practice units, this takes the form of an end of unit exam hosted by CILEx in June and January. For the Skills unit, the assessment is coursework based.

Course Length

On average, a learner is expected to spend one year completing the CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Learners have 18 months of course access to complete their course.

Key Facts

The CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma 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

UK students

Course fees – £1,185.00

Interest-free instalment options are available.

Additional Exam and Membership fees are payable to CILEx.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Law Training Centre
0330 088 8495