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CILEx Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice (Level 6)

Course Code: EC160/EC161

Validated by: CILEx

UK Price: £2,100 per year (Fees paid Yearly)

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Overview

This course represents the final academic stage towards becoming a Legal Executive.

What Will I Study?

Building on the CILEX Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice, students are required to demonstrate a broad and detailed understanding of the law in specified areas (detailed below), two which are compulsory, as set by CILEX.

Entry Requirements

All students enrolling on this course are strongly recommended to pass 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language or Literature or equivalent (CILEX Level 3 Vocational Paralegal Studies Certificate).  You will need an CILEX Level 3 qualification or an exemption given by CILEX to take part of the course.  An exception could be the HND in Legal Studies or an equivalent qualification approved by CILEX. The route to qualification as a Legal Executive requires completion of the following CILEX Professional Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law
  • Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law (or exemption from these qualifications or subjects within the qualifications)
  • Completion of 5 years Qualifying Employment (2 years of which must be undertaken after reaching the Membership grade)
  • Application to become a Fellow of CILEX (supported by a Certificate of Fitness signed by your employer or supervisor)

Modules

Building on the CILEX Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice, students are required to demonstrate a broad and detailed understanding of the law in specified areas (detailed below), two which are compulsory, as set by CILEX.  For one of these areas, the candidate must also demonstrate a sound practical understanding of the legal practice that arises from the law.  The candidate must also demonstrate the required level of underpinning professional legal skills by undertaking two mandatory Professional Skills units.

Academic year 2014/15

Year 1:  A student may choose 1 Practice module, 1 Law module plus the compulsory Client Care module:

Practice Modules (Exam Based):  Civil Litigation or Conveyancing*
Law Modules (Exam Based):  Law of Tort
Compulsory Modules (Portfolio Based):  Client Care

 

if you have already completed year 1 and are ready to move onto year to in academic year 14/15:

Year 2:  A student would study 2 law modules the compulsory Legal Research module:

Law Modules (Exam Based):   Criminal, Tort
Compulsory Modules (Portfolio Based):  Legal Research

Financial Support

There is no financial support for this course. Request an application pack by telephoning on 01254 292500 or by emailing us at business@blackburn.ac.uk

Progression

You may wish to consider the Legal Practice Course after completion of the 2 year CILEx Level 6 course

Qualification Achieved

CILEx Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice (Level 6).

Other Information

How much does it cost?

  • Year 1 - £2,100 per delegate
  • Year 2, £2,100 per delegate

You should also set aside approximately £500 for your essential course manual/reading material, registration fees and exam fees, parts of which are payable directly to CILEX at specific intervals during the course.

Prices are subject to change.

 

What are the dates?

The next intake for Year 1 will be:
Wednesdays 17th September 2014 – 20th May 2015 (Maximum time in college: 2pm – 9pm)
Induction day for year 1 is likely to be the week before on a date to be confirmed)

 

The next intake for Year 2 will be:
Wednesdays 17th September 2014 – 20th May 2015 (Maximum time in college: 2pm – 9pm)

If you have completed CILEx Level 6, Year 1 at another provider and you wish to continue your studies with us, please contact us as there may be options available to you.

 

 

 

To find out more and to book

Email The Training People at Blackburn College or call us on 01254 292500.

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Please note: Our courses are delivered on site at the main campus and/or off site at one of our dedicated Business Suites.

 

 

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