Our qualifications and apprenticeships were developed to offer maximum flexibility. This means employers can select the courses or programmes which best suit their business needs and allows them to offer progression options to meet these.
Select the current highest qualification achieved to view progression options.
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice is an excellent ‘starter’ qualification leading to paralegal competence in a chosen practice area. It also contributes five out of ten units of the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice, which is the first stage of the academic qualifications for Chartered Legal Executive training. As such, it offers employers an ideal opportunity to test an employee’s aptitude for development.
Find out how to top up from the CILEx Level 3 Certificate to the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma.
The CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice, which is the first stage of the academic qualifications for Chartered Legal Executive training.
The second stage of qualification is the CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice.
Apprentices who have successfully completed the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Legal Administration can move on to the Paralegal Apprenticeship programme if they are considered to have the aptitude for a file-handling role.
The Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship can lead on to the Business Administrator Apprenticeship, for members of staff who show the capacity to own business processes, rather than to operate solely at a task-based level.
The Paralegal Apprenticeship is an excellent stepping stone to the CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law & Practice and then onto the Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship.