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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.

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
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.