Paralegal Apprenticeship | Weston College

Paralegal Apprenticeship

This paralegal apprenticeship is suitable for those who are providing legal support while working under supervision.

It has been designed in collaboration with a number of law firms and legal departments with experience in employing paralegals, with the close involvement of CILEx Regulation and the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Alongside work-based study, you will work towards a CILEx Level 3 Certificate, which you can then continue on to achieve the Level 3 Diploma. The CILEx Certificate is taught at Weston College and is assessed through exams and written assignments.

A work-based assessor will visit you at the firm to assess practical skills and professional behaviour to complete a portfolio of evidence ready for the end point assessment.

This apprenticeship is designed to last up to 24 months, however this can be reduced depending on your ability, previous skills and knowledge.

With the appropriate job role, you may be able to progress onto the Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship at Levels 6.


Entry Requirements

You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this. You will also need a minimum of five GCSEs grade A*-C or the successful completion Level 2 course.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
2 Years
Course code AVPLPF1SA

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What Our Students Say

Isabelle Bailes, Law and Practice, CILEX Professional Diploma


Isabelle Bailes

“The course really expanded my knowledge of law and I learnt new things every week”

Course: Law and Practice, CILEX Professional Diploma

What next? To qualify as a chartered legal executive and further my career within my firm.

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