Introduction to Legal Studies (5516)

Last Updated: 01 Sep 2016
The Award, Certificate and Diploma in Legal Studies are qualifications for learners wishing to start to develop their knowledge and understanding of Law and the Legal Environment.

Developed with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) these qualifications will help you build on your administration skills to prepare you for a job in a legal or business environment.

The qualifications are aimed at learners wanting to develop an early knowledge of Law and Crime. The Diploma will allow learners to also broaden their skills by taking optional units in IT and Employability and Personal Development.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

There is an Award, Certificate and Diploma. For the Award learners must complete the Legal Environment unit. There are 3 key units in the Certificate and Diploma.
 - The Legal Environment
 - Crime
 - Civil Responsibilities

 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications will allow learner to progress onto the Level 2 and 3 Legal Studies and Legal Secretaries qualifications as well as roles in the legal environment. Learners can then progress all the way through to the CILEx Professional qualifications.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
Learners must have appropriate literacy and numeracy skills and the ability to organise written information clearly.
To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 1

Level 1 Award in Legal Studies (5516-11)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 1 Award in Legal Studies

  • Accreditation No: 601/0096/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 5 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 27 - 27 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Legal Studies (5516-12)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 1 Certificate in Legal Studies

  • Accreditation No: 601/0097/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 13 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 80 - 80 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Legal Studies (5516-14)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 1 Diploma in Legal Studies

  • Accreditation No: 601/5676/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 38 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 263 - 299 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

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