BTEC Applied Law National Extended Certificate Level 3

Subject Area Law
Course Type 16-18, Adult Learning, College
Qualification Level 3
Start Date September 2021
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BTEC Applied Law National Extended Certificate Level 3

This exciting course is an ideal opportunity if you wish to pursue a career in the legal sector. The qualification is equivalent to one A Level and provides a detailed introduction to the field. Over the year you will study four units in total, and will be assessed through a combination of exams and coursework.

This course is delivered alongside the ATHE Diploma in Law.Upon completion you could progress to an advanced apprenticeship in Legal Services or pursue the CILEx legal vocational route. You could also consider progressing to the Law foundation degree at University Centre South Devon.

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Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
  • You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Maths
What will I learn?
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  • Dispute Solving in Civil Law

  • Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System

  • Applying the Law Aspects of Family Law (Optional)

Course Applications

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LocationPaignton Campus
DatesSeptember 2021

This course costs: £

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.


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

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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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