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Level 3 CILEx Certificate in Law and Practice - Employment Law
Course Overview
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice course is for learners who wish to gain a short but rounded introduction to law and legal practice. Learners may not yet be in employment in a paralegal or in an administrative role in a legal office and looking to progress, by developing their understanding of the law and the way it is practised. The qualification comprises units which contribute towards the broader Level 3  Diploma in Law and Practice, which is the first step in becoming a Chartered Legal Executive.  
Course Content

The qualification comprises five units: three mandatory units covering:

  • Introduction to Law and Practice
  • Client Care Research
  • Legal Research Skills

and two linked Law and Practice units which are:

  • Employment Law
  • The Practice of Employment Law

Entry Requirements
Four GCSEs at Grade C or above including English Language / Literature or equivalent qualifications. 80% attendance is required.

One multiple choice exams

Two closed book exams

Two series of skill based tasks

What does this course lead to?
The CILEx Level 4 Certificate in Law and Practice provided progression to the CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice (an additional five units), which forms the first academic stage in becoming a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer.  Chartered Legal Executive lawyers specialise in a particular area of the law and they are able to undertake the same level of work as that of a solicitor. 
Financial Information
If you are paying your own tuition fees there is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.
How to Apply

Please email your C.V. to Lesley Gallein the Professional Courses Officer on Lesley.gallein@bcot.ac.uk or telephone 01256 306574 for further information.