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Legal Studies

Course Code: CCLP2, CCLS

Level: 2
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: CILEx
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Tuesdays, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

About the course

The Certificate in Legal Studies will give you a basic introduction into legal practices and will
provide you with the skills to work in the legal practice with a good progression route through to
advanced legal progression routes.

What you'll learn

To achieve the certificate you will complete four mandatory units:
● the legal environment
● principles of criminal liability
● principles of contract liability
● principles of negligence.

You will also achieve four credits from a range of optional units including:
● civil litigation
● law in the workplace
● family law
● consumer rights
● conveyancing
● wills and successions.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, you will be expected to have a good grasp of
the English language with the ability to interpret legal terminology. You may already be working
in a legal environment or wish to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive.


The course is assessed via multiple choice test and assignments.

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice or
a paralegal Apprenticeship.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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: CCLP2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1200

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 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.