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.
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.
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:
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.
Examination twice a year (January & June) – 3 hours duration for each closed book examination for each unit.
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.
Please note; examination entries and membership of CILEx are not included in the fee.