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Legal Higher Dip in Law & Practice CILEX L6
Qualification:
 
Starts:
22/09/2016 
Ends:
16/06/2017 
Weeks:
32 
Days:
Thr 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Exams 
Level:
Area:
Business Services & Enterprise 
Course Code:
CERLX1E 
 
Entry Requirements
Entry to the level 6 course requires successful completion of the Diploma at level 3. For those already holding a law degree, the college is offering the Graduate Fast-track Diploma which can be used instead of the LPC or BPTC.
 
 

Legal Higher Diploma in Law & Practice CILEX

The CILEx level 6 units form the last academic stage needed to become a Chartered Legal Executive. The College has a September and January intake leading to external examinations in the unitised offer. This is a full cost course (no public funding available) Please note: the cost of examinations and professional registration is additional to the course fees.


About the Course

The Level 6 CILEx qualifications form the last academic stage which needs to be completed to become a Chartered Legal Executive. The course enables students to achieve a recognised national qualification in an individual subject of law, legal practice or legal skills.

The College is able to offer payment by instalment if necessary.

This is a full cost course. No funding available.


Key Units

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

The proposed units for 2016 – 2017 are:


  • Unit 13: Law of Tort (Sep-Jan)
  • Unit 2: Contract Law (Jan-Jun)



Entry Requirements

Entry to the level 6 course requires successful completion of the Diploma at level 3. For those already holding a law degree, the college is offering the Graduate Fast-track Diploma which can be used instead of the LPC or BPTC.


Assessment

Examination twice a year (January & June) – 3 hours duration for each closed book examination for each unit.


Where does this Lead

Progression:

The level 6 Diploma is built up of single subject achievements. Over a 2 year period, the college offers a combination of units to cover both law and practice elements. These, together with units 22 and 23, the professional skills units, make up the requisite number or units to achieve the Diploma at level 6.


Future Opportunities

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. It is possible to progress beyond the status of legal executive to that of a solicitor or a judge. 


Extra Costs

Please note; examination entries and membership of CILEx are not included in the fee.