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Legal Certificate in Law & Practice CILEX L3
Qualification:
L3 Certificate in Law & Practice - ILEX 
Starts:
21/09/2016 
Ends:
16/06/2017 
Weeks:
32 
Days:
Wed 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Exams and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Business Services & Enterprise 
Course Code:
CEPLX1B 
 
Entry Requirements

Entry to level 3 Certificate requires no specific qualification but is subject to informal interview at enrolment and is at the course leader’s discretion subject to a good general education, and work experience (not necessarily in a legal field).

Ideally you should have 5 x GCSEs at Grades A*-C including English language and preferably Maths.

 
 

CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law & Practice

The CILEx Certificate in Law & Practice is the first stage of qualifying as a legal executive and is a one year evening course leading to the Diploma in Law & Practice in the second year. Please note: the cost of examinations and professional registration is additional to the course fees.


About the Course

The CILEx Certificate in Law & Practice is the first stage of qualifying as a legal executive and is a one year evening course leading to the Diploma in Law & Practice in the second year. Please note: the cost of professional registration is additional to the course fees but do include a first attempt at the examinations.


A Chartered Legal Executive is a qualified lawyer specialising in a particular area of law. They have their own recognised status and role within the legal profession, and have the option of progressing even beyond that status of legal executive to that of a solicitor or judge. Progression is to the Diploma course, a second year of evening study, and leads to full qualification at level 3.


Key Units

There are many CILEx units from which to choose, but Sheffield College Certificate provision includes the following CILEx units:


Unit 1: Introduction to Law & Practice
Unit 3: Criminal Law
Unit 11: Criminal Litigation
Unit 16: Client Care Skills
Unit 17: Legal Research Skills




Entry Requirements

Entry to level 3 Certificate requires no specific qualification but is subject to informal interview at enrolment and is at the course leader’s discretion subject to a good general education, and work experience (not necessarily in a legal field).

Ideally you should have 5 x GCSEs at Grades A*-C including English language and preferably Maths.


Assessment

Exams and Coursework


Where does this Lead

 


Future Opportunities

Students successfully completing the Certificate and subsequent Diploma in Law & Practice at Level 3 will be eligible to progress to Level 6. A number of specialist subjects from the CILEx portfolio will be offered. This may vary each year to accommodate demand. Please note; examination entries and membership of CILEx are not included in the fee.


Jobs can be found in legal practice, in the legal department of a private company or in local/national government and can include: litigation assistant; paralegal assistant/officer; legal administrator; junior paralegal.


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Extra Costs

Professional membership fees to CILEx.