This exciting qualification is an advanced technical qualification, equivalent to one A Level and is delivered over one year.
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.
This course is delivered alongside the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Law.
Please note: you must be aged 16 or above to complete this course.
I progressed from studying the Applied Law Diploma to study the FdA Law at University Centre South Devon. It was such a rewarding decision providing me with the first steps into my career and the tutors were amazing, helpful and insightful.Jasmin Arthurs
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.
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