Course Details

The certificate is the first stage in the academic training leading to qualification as a Chartered Legal Executive. The academic stage normally takes 4 years part time study and, to become qualified, you will also need to have completed qualifying employment in a legal environment. Please see the CILEx website at for further information about becoming a qualified Chartered Legal Executive.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 5 GCSEs at grades A - C, including GCSEs in English and Maths. You will be working in a legal environment, such as a firm of solicitors or a legal department.

Career options

Completing this one year course will enable you to progress to the next academic stage of the CILEx qualification,the Diploma

CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice

Five highlights

  • 1 Course delivered on a part time basis, enabling you to carry on working
  • 2 4 hours compulsory attendance per week during term time
  • 3 Local to you
  • 4 Access to student facilities
  • 5 Social interaction with fellow CILEx trainees

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 12.09.2019
  • Certificate in Law and Practice (QCF)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS384CD1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 12.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will complete 5 units in total this year - Introduction to Law and Practice, Client Care Skills and Legal Research Skills, and two further units.

How will I be taught?

The course will be delivered by lecturers in a classroom environment, but you will be expected to back up the classroom teaching with self study at home.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is external. You will sit 1 exam in January and 2 exams in June. In addition you will complete coursework for the 2 Skills units, which is sent to CILEx for moderation.

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