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Paralegal

Providing legal support, including administrative tasks, carrying out research and drafting legal documents and forms.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have the following qualifications (or equivalent):

  • GCSE maths and English, grade C or above
  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
What apprentices will learn
  • legal and regulatory requirements relevant to their role
  • carrying out research and presenting findings accurately and clearly
  • using precedents and draft documents, using plain and succinct language
  • assisting with legal matters and transactions
  • administrative skills
  • building strong relationships with clients and colleagues
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

None specified.

Documents

End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) 01234 845706