Legal Apprenticeships

Whether you’re looking to elevate your own skills or those of your team, an apprenticeship offers the ideal solution with a balanced mix of theoretical knowledge and hands-on, practical training.

About legal apprenticeships

Apprenticeships offer a comprehensive approach to skills enhancement, delivering immediate value to individual growth and team proficiency. This is achieved by seamlessly blending practical, on-the-job training with dedicated study, known as On-Programme Learning.

Working alongside experience staff within the company, apprentices acquire job-specific skills that complement the theoretical learning gained as part of their dedicated study programme.

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CILEX as an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO)

CILEX proudly brings a wealth of experience to apprenticeship development, delivery and assessment. Being at the forefront since 2013, we’ve actively navigated the ever-evolving apprenticeship landscape.

Building on this legacy, our commitment expanded in 2018 to include the delivery of End-Point Assessments (EPAs), as an approved End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). This milestone solidifies our positing as a reliable and trustworthy partner in the apprenticeship sector.

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Select the relevant End-Point Assessment

End-Point Assessments are designed to specifically assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed within the Apprenticeship Standards. CILEX is approved to offer a range of EPAs.

Level 3 Paralegal End-Point Assessment v1.2

Covering the key roles of a Paralegal role, this EPA is for you if you stated your apprenticeship before 30 June 2023.

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Level 3 Paralegal End-Point Assessment v1.3

Learn how to provide legal administrative support, carry out research and draft legal documents and forms with v1.3. If you started your apprenticeship on or after 1 July 2023, this is the EPA for you.

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Level 6 Chartered Legal Executive End-Point Assessment v1.0

Covering the skills and knowledge needed to handle legal matters, including giving legal advice in your chosen area of law. If you stated your apprenticeship before 14 June 2023, this is the EPA for you.

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Level 6 Chartered Legal Executive End-Point Assessment v1.1

Updated to reflect the developing needs of the role of a Chartered Legal Executive, v1.1 opened on 14 June, so if you started your apprenticeship on or after then, this is the EPA you need.

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Level 7 CLE Litigator and Advocate End-Point Assessment v1.0

Assessing you on the skills and expertise needed to work in areas of law that require presentation in court on family, civil or criminal matters.

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CILEX End-Point Assessment policies and procedures

Read the full suite of policies and procedures relating to our End-Point Assessments.

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