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CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

Institution
Law Training Centre · Law Training Centre
Qualifications
Diploma

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Entry requirements

Entry to the CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice is open to all learners who have completed the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Those wishing to the Level 6 Single Subject Certificates (individual units within the CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice) should have experience within the subject they are studying. If not, it is recommended to study CILEx Level 3 qualifications first to ensure learners have the knowledge they need to complete the Level 6 Single Subject Certificates.

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

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

The CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice is the next step for a learner who has completed the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice. This Diploma is set and assessed at Level 6, honour degree level (final year of university). This is the final academic stage to become a CILEx Fellow (FCILEx) and after completion of the Diploma, a learner would seek to finish/gain their Qualifying Employment period.

Career Prospects

Learners who complete their CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice can register for Graduate Membership with CILEx.

With a CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice, a learner could become a Senior Paralegal Fee Earner or Case Worker.

See below for further progression after course completion.

Qualifying Employment to become a Chartered Fellow

With the additional requirement of Qualifying Employment, which consists of 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 can be obtained through CILEx. For more information on this, visit the CILEx Exemptions page here.

When and how to enrol

Admissions are welcome year-round.

If you would like to enrol, please visit our course page here and download our enrolment form.

Course Content

The CILEx Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma in Law and Practice consists of 6 units in total.

Mandatory units

Unit 22: Client Care Skills

Unit 23: Legal Research Skills

Elective units

A learner must also choose a Practice Unit and a Linked Law unit, along with two other law units of choice. A full list of units is available here.

Course Assessment

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.

Course Length

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

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,370.00

Course fees – £2,370.00

Interest-free instalment options are available.

Additional Exam and Membership fees are payable to CILEx.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    flexible
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Law Training Centre
Email
info@ltckent.co.uk
Phone
0330 088 8495