Training Paralegal Professionals

National Paralegal College is the trading name of NALP Training Company Limited
- The training arm of NALP

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Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Qualifications

Our Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies will give you a sound knowledge and understanding of both the English legal System and other legal areas together with the Procedural law. It is the benchmark qualification that will launch your Paralegal Career and from which you can specialise should you decide to develop your career further.

On gaining this qualification you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of NALP (A.NALP). This will distinguish you as being a NALP qualified paralegal.

Our Level 4 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 scenerios, 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 course from date of enrolment, most students graduate within 12-14 months. 

All assignments are based on the Level 4 Qualification Specification which include all learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Please see also: Guide for Distance Learners - Level 4 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.

Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 - 64%), merit (65 - 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

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
NALP Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Paralegal Practice; two A' Levels; an A' Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);
CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma
Mature Students Welcome (over 25) without any of the above - please contact us to confirm eligibility.
Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications - please contact us to confirm eligibility
Please Note: The NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies is only available in English.
If your first language is not English then you must be able to provide evidence that your spoken and written command of the English Language is adequate for the qualification for which you have applied. e.g. IELTS Level 6, GCSE English.

What's Included

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

This course is ideal for any career changer or anyone with an interest in law who may wish to practice in their own right. It is the benchmark paralegal qualification without the cost and time factor of studying an undergraduate degree in law.

 
Compulsory Units:
  • English Legal System
  • Succession
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort
  • Criminal Law
  • Wills, Intestacy and Family Provision
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Practice
  • Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Disputes
  • Conveyancing
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £1,380
Deposit £360 and 6 instalments of £170 every month.
Part 1 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies covering Academic Law
 
Compulsory Units:
  • English Legal System
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort
  • Criminal Law
  • Wills, Intestacy and Family Provision
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £750
Deposit £250 and 5 instalments of £100 every month.
Part 2 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies covering Procedural Law
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Succession
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Practice
  • Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Disputes
  • Conveyancing
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £750
Deposit £250 and 5 instalments of £100 every month.
Single Unit Subject - English Legal System
 
Compulsory Units:
  • English Legal System
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Contract Law
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Law of Contract
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single Unit subject - Law of Tort
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Law of Tort
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Criminal Law
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Criminal Law
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single Unit Subject - Wills, Intestacy & Family Provision
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Wills, Intestacy and Family Provision
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Civil Litigation
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Civil Litigation
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Criminal Practice
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Criminal Practice
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Matrimonial & Civil Partnerships
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Disputes
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single unit subject - Conveyancing
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Conveyancing
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
Single Unit Subject - Succession
 
Compulsory Units:
  • Succession
 
Study Type:
Distance Learning
Price Options:
Pay in full £475
Deposit £175 and 3 instalments of £100 every month.
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