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Law and Practice

Course Code: CCLP3, DCLS

Level: 3
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: CILEx
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

About the course

This course is for those interested in a short but rounded introduction to law and practice or if
you have a specific learning requirement within the area of law and legal practice.
Each unit of the certificate is regarded as a worthwhile achievement in its own right, and the
course will put you on the pathway to developing a career in different fields of law.

What you'll learn

The course includes the following mandatory units:
● unit 1 – introduction to law and practice
● unit 16 – client care skills
● unit 17 – legal research skills
● one law and one practice unit from a range of areas including; contract law, law of tort, land
law, criminal law, family law, employment law, law of wills and succession.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, you will need to have a basic understanding
of legal practices and a good command of the English language with the ability to interpret and
understand legal terminology.


The course is assessed via multiple choice test and exams (per unit).

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress to level 6 professional qualifications in law and

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: CCLP3

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1265

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.