CILEx Level 3 – Law Training Centre Kent

Level 3 CILEx qualifications

CILEx Level 3 qualifications is an entry-level qualification for:

  • Non-law degree university students looking to become a Legal Executive and who have some legal work experience.
  • Those who work in a non-legal role in law firms (e.g. in a secretarial or business administration role)
  • School leavers who want an alternative to university, and graduates.
  • Certificate and Diploma explained

    Level 3 is divided into two tiers: Certificate and Diploma

    Duration: around two years for both Certificate and Diploma.

    Certificate in Law and Practice

    consists of five study units selected from a suite of 19 units.

    Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

    consists of 10 study units, with core topics and topics you choose. It is a broad-based, practical introduction to law and legal practice, and forms the first academic stage in the process of becoming a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer.
    Progression

  • Those working in a law firm who have the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice can charge fee-earning at grade D of the Guideline Hourly Rates.
  • Many students qualifying with the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice go on to study CILEx Level 6 qualifications prior to becoming a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer.
  • The Professional Skills study units require students to demonstrate transferable legal skills in practical situations. These skills are vital in a changing legal market.

    Level 3 Certificate in
    Law and Practice
    Who is it for?

  • The growing number of students who are interested in a short but rounded introduction to Law and Practice
  • Those who have a specific learning need within an area of Law and Legal Practice.
  • It consists of five units from a suite of 19 units in accordance with the qualification rules, which, in summary are that you study:
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Law and Practice
  • Unit 16: Client Care Skills
  • Unit 17: Legal Research Skills
  • Plus one Practice unit (chosen from the nine Practice units options)
  • The Law unit linked to the Practice unit you have chosen.
  • NB. Certification is available at unit level as each unit is a worthwhile achievement in its own right.

    Further information about the Qualification Rules can be found in the latest CILEx Qualification Handbooks.

    CERTIFICATE

    Unit Type: Foundation

  • Unit 1 Introduction to Law Practice*

  • *Mandatory
    Multiple Choice Examination twice a year in January and June
    Hour

    DIPLOMA

    Unit Type: Foundation

  • Unit 1 Introduction to Law Practice*

  • *Mandatory

    CERTIFICATE

    Unit Type: Law

    5 UNITS
  • Unit 2 Contract Law
  • Unit 3 Criminal Law
  • Unit 4 Land Law
  • Unit 5 Law of Tort
  • Unit 6 Employment Law
  • Unit 7 Family Law
  • Unit 8 Law of Wills and Succession

  • Plus one Practice Unit and one Linked Law Unit
    Examination twice a year in January and June
    Hours

    DIPLOMA

    Unit Type: Law

    10 UNITS
  • Unit 2 Contract Law*
  • Unit 3 Criminal Law*
  • Unit 4 Land Law*
  • Unit 5 Law of Tort*
  • Unit 6 Employment Law
  • Unit 7 Family Law
  • Unit 8 Law of Wills and Succession

  • *Mandatory
    Plus two Practice Units [1] and one Linked Law Unit (Law Units 6-8) OR three Practice Units

    CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA

    Unit Type: Practice

  • Unit 9 Civil Litigation Practice (Linked Law Units: 2 or 5)
  • Unit 10 Conveyancing Practice (Linked Law Units: 4)
  • Unit 11 Criminal Litigation Practice (Linked Law Units: 3)
  • Unit 12 The Practice of Family Law (Linked Law Units: 7)
  • Unit 13 The Practice of Employment Law (Linked Law Units: 6)
  • Unit 14 Probate Practice (Linked Law Units: 8)
  • Unit 15 The Practice of Law for the Elderly Client (Linked Law Units: 8)
  • Examination based on pre-released case study twice a year in January and June
    Hours

    CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA

    Unit Type: Practice

  • Unit 18 The Practice of Childcare Law (Linked Law Units: 7)
  • Unit 19 Residential & Commercial Leasehold Conveyancing (Linked Law Units: 2 or 4)
  • Examination based on pre-released case study twice a year in January and June
    Hours

    CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA

    Unit Type: Professional Skills (Assessment based)

  • Unit 16 Client Care Skills*
  • Unit 17 Legal Research Skills:*

  • *Mandatory
    Task based assessment, no exams. Internally assessed and externally moderated. Submission windows to submit work twice a year in January and June.

    Pricing

    Level 3

    Diploma/
    Unit Total
    price
    Total cost
    spread over
    instalments
    Initial
    payment due
    on enrolment
    Followed by
    Direct Debit
    payments
    Number of
    monthly
    instalments
    Level 3 Certificate (5 Units) £ 975.00 £ 975.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 243.75 £ 243.75 3
    Level 3 Diploma (10 Units) £ 1,950.00 £ 1,950.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 487.50 £ 487.50 3
    Level 3 Individual Units £ 195.00 £ 195.00 spread
    over 4 payments
    £ 48.75 £ 48.75 3
    Payments can be made by bank transfer or by card online. If taking advantage of our interest free instalment plan, a Direct Debit must be set up as part of the enrolment process and be kept in place until all payments have been made. Please note that failed Direct Debit payments may result in an administrative charge being made and course access suspended.

    VAT Treatment: No VAT will be added for private individuals. For firms, VAT will be added to invoices for VAT registered entities at the prevailing rate.

    How to apply

    To apply and enrol on our online supported distance learning CILEx courses please complete and return an enrolment form by email to info@ltckent.co.uk

    To apply and enrol on our classroom based CILEx courses please contact us on info@ltckent.co.uk to express interest and enquire about dates and possible subjects.

    If you wish to discuss this qualification further and find out how it could help you advance your career please contact us on 0330 088 8495 or info@ltckent.co.uk to speak with one of our advisors.

    Why choose us?

    We are specialised legal trainers, solely focussed on the provision of legal and business training for aspiring and qualified lawyers. We have a deep understanding of the current legal sector and the training needs of those who work within it. Our course delivery is uniquely engaging, having full regard of how precious time is for those not only studying law, but also practising at the same time. We are here to support our students and partners by providing them with the tools to stand out from the competition and accelerate their legal career.