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BTEC Extended Certificate in Law with CILEx: Diploma in Law and Legal Skills

This exciting 2 year, full time, law programme will provide you with a strong understanding of the law and the legal sector. The BTEC qualification will be completed during your first year of study together with the first year of the new Advanced Technical level qualification that is accredited by The Charted Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). Assessment is through a mixture of coursework and exams. Each qualification is equivalent to 1 A Level and attracts UCAS points. This programme of study is ideal if you wish to specialise or progress into a legal career through employment, Higher or Degree Apprenticeships, Higher Education or further vocational study. When you achieve the qualifications, you will then also be able to apply for the Foundation degree in Law at University Centre South Devon.
You will learn through a variety of practical and theoretical sessions with your knowledge being contextualised by: the opportunity to engage in local and national visits to visit courts and legal institutions; applying the law to legal scenarios and by completing a work placement within a legal environment. A range of external speakers will also help you understand the law in practice and further develop your knowledge and understanding

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Shaun started teaching after spending 23 years in the Infantry, leaving as a Company Sergeant Major. During his time he has under taken many roles within the Infantry from a Mortar Fire Controller to working within Intelligence gathering. Shaun has served in Northern Ireland seven times, Europe, Africa, America, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Whilst serving, Shaun also spent two years working within the Search and Rescue Organisation.​Shaun Aston

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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