These qualifications serve a wide variety of purposes and are suitable for:
The CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice is available in 10 practice areas:
Each CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice focuses on a specific practice area and there are ten to choose from. To achieve a Certificate, you need to study five courses in total:
You will need to study three mandatory units as part of your Certificate, including an introductory unit and two professional skills units:
You select one of the following combinations, depending on the area of law that you are most interested in:
You may not need to do introductory unit if you already hold a relevant qualification such as a law A level. Information on exemptions is given on the How our courses work page. If you are entitled to this exemption then you can buy individual courses or alternative packages for the remaining four units.
Our CILEx courses are delivered by supported distance learning, and you can enrol on any course at any time of year. You will benefit from a wide range of support every step of the way.
Learner support information
CILEx Law School is committed to the provision of accessible learning and ensuring that all students are afforded equal opportunities throughout their studies. If you require reasonable adjustments in relation to a disability, health condition or learning difficulty, or if you would like additional information, please email our Learner Support Advisor (LSA) at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLS courses prepare you for the exams for the units that make up the qualifications. Exams are set by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). You will need to become a member of CILEx and pay membership fees. Exam fees are also payable. Please refer to the How our CILEx courses work or individual course pages to find out more.
Our trained Customer Service Advisors can help you decide which practice area is best for you. Not only can they advise on subject selection, but they can also help you to decide on the number of courses you should enrol on at one time. Most members of our Customer Service Team have studied our distance learning CILEx Level 3 courses and so they can advise you from personal experience.