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Legal Administration Level 2Barry

This City and Guilds course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills regarded as essential by today's employers in the Legal Profession. From Working in the Legal Environment to Legal Text, Word Processing and Audio Transcription of legal documents, the course covers everything you need to know about a role in the Legal Profession.

 

 

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CILEx Level 3 Client Care (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 16 - Client Care covers the following topics:

•The Importance of Client Care

•The Solicitor’s Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 

•Avoiding Malpractice 

•How to write an attendance note

•The professional requirements of a client care interview 

•The professional requirements of client care communications 

•Ways of funding legal advice  

•The Money Laundering Regulations

•Professional requirements where there is a conflict of interest

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May. This unit is examined by assignments only. The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  Most students studying part time will complete the Diploma in two years.

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

For more information on units please see http://www.cilex.org.uk  

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CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice Level 3Cardiff

Course start date options: 12th September 2017 or 6th January 2018

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.


Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May.  Examination sessions are in January and June.  The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  Most students studying part time will complete the Diploma in two years.

 

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CILEx Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma. Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Law & Practice, covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Law
  • The Creation of Law
  • How an Act of Parliament is created
  • Delegated legislation
  • The European Union
  • The court hierarchy of England and Wales
  • The role of judges
  • The role of lay people
  • The role of barristers, solicitors and chartered legal executives
  • Alternative dispute resolution and Tribunals

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May. Examination sessions are in January and June. The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification. 

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

 

For more information on units please see http://www.cilex.org.uk  

 

Apply or contact us for more information by email lgreenhough@cavc.ac.uk 

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CILEx Level 3 Law of Tort (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 5 - The Law of Tort, covers the following topics:

•Introduction to Tort

•The Tort of Negligence 

•Duty of care 

•Breach of duty

•Public policy considerations

•Causation 

•Vicarious Liability 

•Defences 

•The calculation of damages 

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May.  Examination sessions are in January and June.  The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

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CILEx Graduate Fast Track Diploma - Level 6 Level 4+Cardiff

This CILEx Fast Track Diploma course enables Law Graduates to become qualified lawyers as Chartered Legal Executives. 


You may then go on to become partners in law firms, qualify as Solicitors (without having to undertake a two-year training contract) and also apply for judicial appointments.
To qualify graduates must complete the Graduate Fast Track Diploma and three years of qualifying employment (work of a legal nature supervised by a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer), one year of which must be after completing the Diploma.


The Graduate Fast Track Diploma consists of one Professional Skills unit, assessed by coursework, and two areas of Legal Practice, assessed by exams.  This can be done in one year over two evenings a week, or over several years of studying one evening a week, to suit your commitments and goals.  All areas of Legal Practice are offered in a two year rotation, except Civil Litigation and the professional skills unit, which are available every year.


The academic sessions run from October to May and examinations are in June.

 

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CILEx Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice - Level 6 Level 4+Cardiff

Course start date: 28th September 2017

The Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice is the second stage of training to become a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer and is set and assessed at honours degree level.  To achieve the Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice and progress to become a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, you must achieve one level 6 legal practice unit, three level 6 law units and both the professional skills units.  One law unit must be in an area of law which underpins the practice area taken.  Students can take any number of units over any amount of time to complete the Diploma.


Each level 6 unit can be studied individually and each also lead to nationally recognised qualifications, except from the two skills units that must both be completed to achieve a qualification. 
The academic sessions run from October to May and examinations are in June 2018.

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CILEx Single Subject Certificates Level 4+Cardiff

Level 6 units can form part of the CILEx Professional Diploma in Law and Practice but are also available as a Single Subject Certificate, which could support a specialist area of practice or interest.  Units offered include:


• Legal Research Skills
• Client Care Skills
• Civil Litigation
• Law of Tort
• Law of Contract
• Employment Law
• Practice of Employment Law
• Family Law
• Family Practice
• Wills and Succession
• Probate Practice
• Land Law
• Criminal Litigation
• Conveyancing
• EU Law

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