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Our apprenticeships

CILEx Law School offers a number of apprenticeship options. The roles you apply for will determine which apprenticeship programme and pathway you will complete.

Programmes

Read through the description of our programmes, below, to determine which ones are best suited to your interests and career goals. You can then visit our vacancies page to find relevant positions near you. You should also consider whether you are eligible for your chosen programmes. Take our eligibility quiz to confirm that you qualify.

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The Level 3 business administration programme is for new or current members of staff who have some prior experience in a business or administration role.

  • Duration: 21–24 months
  • Cost: None to the apprentice
  • Salary: Yes, at least apprenticeship national minimum wage
  • Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C or 9-4 or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English as well as 3 A-levels grade C or above
  • Progression upon successful completion: Paralegal Apprenticeship or CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice

A Level standard programme delivering paralegal competence in a legal practice area.

  • Duration: 24–30 months
  • Cost: None to the apprentice
  • Salary: Yes, at least apprenticeship national minimum wage
  • Qualification: CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice
  • Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grades A* to C or 9-4 or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English as well as 3 A-levels grade C or above
  • Progression upon successful completion: CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice (with exemptions) or Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship

This is not an entry point level for new apprentices. We are currently only offering this apprenticeship as a progression route for the Advanced and Paralegal Apprenticeships or CILEx Level 3 qualification holders.

  • Duration: Up to 5 years
  • Cost: None to the apprentice
  • Salary: Yes, at least apprenticeship national minimum wage
  • Qualification: Chartered Legal Executive Fellowship
  • Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent, specifically Maths and English and three A-levels grade C or above
  • Progression upon successful completion: Not required. You will be a fully qualified Chartered Legal Executive lawyer upon successful completion

Six-year programme incorporating an LLB as well as subjects usually covered in the LPC. The Solicitor Apprenticeship is run in partnership with City Law School, part of City, University London and Northumbria University.

  • Duration: 6 years
  • Cost: None to the apprentice
  • Salary: Yes, at least apprenticeship national minimum wage
  • Qualification: Qualifying law degree (accredited by City Law School or Northumbria University) and qualification as a solicitor
  • Entry requirements: five GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English as well as three A-levels grade B or above; or relevant work experience
  • Progression upon successful completion: Not required. You will be a fully qualified solicitor upon successful completion

Finance, accountancy and IT apprenticeships

CILEx Law School can offer finance and accountancy apprenticeships through Kaplan. Kaplan has played a significant part in shaping the development and careers of thousands of finance professionals for almost 60 years.

CILEx Law School can offer a range of IT apprenticeships through Arch Apprentices. More than a thousand young people have started their careers through an apprenticeship with Arch Apprentices.

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