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ATHE Law Diploma

This exciting qualification is an advanced technical qualification, equivalent to one A Level and is delivered over two years.

This course is ideal if you wish to specialise or progress into a legal career through employment, Higher or Degree Apprenticeships or further study (this qualification attracts UCAS points for progression to Higher Education).

Achieving this qualification will also provide you with the essential skills required for employment in the legal sector as a Legal Assistant/Junior Paralegal (or equivalent job title), including legal research, legal drafting and professional conduct.

The 10 day mandatory work experience will allow you to experience the reality of working as a legal assistant and in the legal sector generally.

Please note: you must be aged 16 or above to complete this course.

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What will I learn?

South Devon College was the perfect option for me. It is one of the very few colleges that offer the CILEX route, enabling me to become a qualified Legal Executive. I first spoke with the tutors at an open evening – I soon realised everything I needed to know was available here and it would be the right place for my studies.Mike Davies

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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