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CILEx Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

This exciting programme forms the first stage in becoming a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer, and is set at A Level equivalent status.

The course is run part-time over two years, one afternoon per week, allowing you to work while you study. Once you have completed your Level 3 qualification you will be able to apply to become an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

Taking the Chartered Legal Executive lawyer route means you can earn as you learn and gain valuable practical experience. In addition to qualifying employment, the qualifications that you will need to achieve in order to practice are:

Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice
Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice

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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

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Level 2 CILEx Award in Legal Studies

Level 3CILEx Law and Legal Skills Diploma with BTEC Extended Certificate in Law

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