Training Paralegal Professionals

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- The training arm of NALP

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Level 3 Paralegal Practice

Our Level 3 Qualifications are fantastic entry level qualifications for those looking to become a paralegal and those with some paralegal experience who are looking to progress their career in the legal sector. It is also applicable to anyone wishing to change careers and would like to test the waters to see if studying law is right for you

In this course, you'll develop a key understanding of legal systems in England and Wales and build your knowledge of specialist legal subject areas including conveyancing, employment law, criminal litigation and wills. 

HOW THIS COURSE IS STUDIED

DISTANCE LEARNING

Our Level 3 is a distance learning course, allowing you to work from home in your own time. Great for fitting around full-time work or studies.

All course material is provided on enrolment. Our approach to learning includes case studies and scenarios, allowing you to apply your knowledge and preparing your practical skills to work as a paralegal. 

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO COMPLETE?

You will have a maximum of two years to complete the the Level 3 Diploma and Certificate and one year to complete the Level 3 Award  from date of enrolment. Depending on the award level you choose, completing the course can take 3-12 months.

All assignments are based on the Level 3 Qualification Specification which contain the learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Please also read the Level 3 Guide for Learners and the Level 3 Sample Questions

COURSE UNITS

Assessment

Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a four week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the student may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the student may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Entry Requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent - if unsure, please contact us  or phone 0845 862 7000
  • These qualifications are designed to be offered to learners from the age of 16, although in practice the majority of learners are likely to be over 18.
  • NALP does not specify entry requirements other than that a reasonable standard of written English is required. However Centres delivering this course are required to ensure that learners who undertake these programmes have sufficient capability at the right level to be suitable to undertake Level 3 assessment.
  • Please Note: The NALP Level 3 Qualifications are only available in English.

What's Included

  • All course material
  • Assignment and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • One-year NALP affiliate membership
  • Certificate on completion

DIPLOMA

£1,190

Our Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice has a more extensive structure, enabling you to gain the key skills and competencies you will require to become an effective Paralegal. A Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice is the benchmark qualification, taking you a step nearer to becoming a Professional Paralegal and applying for Associate membership of NALP.

Learners need to complete mandatory units 30 and 31 plus a further four units to achieve the qualification.

 
Qualifications:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
  • Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
Optional Units: (4 units)
  • Wills and Succession for Paralegals
  • Civil Litigation for Paralegals
  • Criminal Litigation for Paralegals
  • Commercial Law for Paralegals
  • Conveyancing for Paralegals
  • Employment Practice for Paralegals
  • Consumer Rights and Remedies for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £1,190
Deposit £290 and 6 instalments of £150 every month.

CERTIFICATE

£770

This is a slightly more extensive qualification than the Level 3 Award; the Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice will enable you to gain a broader knowledge of Paralegal Practice whilst focusing on the specific legal areas that are suitable for your job or intended career.

Learners need to complete mandatory units 30 and 31 plus a further two units to achieve the qualification. 

 
Qualifications:
  • Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
  • Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
Optional Units: (2 units)
  • Wills and Succession for Paralegals
  • Civil Litigation for Paralegals
  • Criminal Litigation for Paralegals
  • Commercial Law for Paralegals
  • Conveyancing for Paralegals
  • Employment Practice for Paralegals
  • Consumer Rights and Remedies for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £770
Deposit £270 and 5 instalments of £100 every month.

AWARD

£450

The Level 3 Award in Paralegal Practice enables you to gain or strengthen your knowledge of key areas of law, along with the associated skills that are applicable to your job or intended job.

Learners need to complete mandatory unit 30 plus any other unit to achieve the qualification. 

 
Compulsory Units:
  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
Optional Units: (1 units)
  • Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
  • Wills and Succession for Paralegals
  • Civil Litigation for Paralegals
  • Criminal Litigation for Paralegals
  • Commercial Law for Paralegals
  • Conveyancing for Paralegals
  • Employment Practice for Paralegals
  • Consumer Rights and Remedies for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £450
Deposit £150 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single units can be added at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single Units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Wills and Succession for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Civil Litigation for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Criminal Litigation for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Commercial Law for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Conveyancing for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be taken at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Employment Practice for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
Single units can be added at any time
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Consumer Rights and Remedies for Paralegals
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £250
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