The resources below are designed to support the registration, delivery and assessment of Apprenticeships.
General information about what CILEX offers as part of the End-Point Assessment can be found in CILEX Level 3 Paralegal Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment - Specification.
EPA Costs - Per Apprentice
To assist apprentices, employers and training providers, CILEX has set out the fee payable for the End-Point Assessment.
The fee is the sum of all mandatory fees that must be paid for the End-Point Assessment and is based on apprentices passing the assessments at the first attempt. If a further attempt is needed, an additional fee is payable. The table below shows the fees relating to the End-Point Assessment as of 1 January 2022.
|Paralegal Level 3 (Non-Member)
|Paralegal Level 3 (Member)
|Chartered Legal Executive Level 6
* The End-Point Assessment fee is reduced for apprentices who are CILEX members.
The associated fees encompass all fees for optional services related to the delivery and award of the End-Point Assessment.
Per Timed Assessment (Non-Member)
Per Timed Assessment (Member)
|Review of Marking
|Stage 1 Appeal
|Stage 2 Appeal
|Appeal Against an Apprentice Malpractice Decision
* The clerical check fee, review of marking fee is refunded if the check/review identifies an error in grade awarded. For example, if as a result of a clerical check the apprentice’s result is revised from a FAIL to a PASS.
Paralegal End-Point Assessment – Available Pathways
We currently have the following pathways available for the Paralegal Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment:
• Contract & Civil Litigation
• Employment Law & Practice
• Land Law & Conveyancing
• Private Client & Wills and Succession
• Tort & Civil Litigation
• Family Law & Practice
• Contract & Commercial
Additional pathways are available on request, subject to 12 months’ notice.
Please click on the images or links below to download the relevant information for you.
Paralegal End-Point Assessment
Employer Guide to the CILEX End-Point Assessment
Apprentice Guide for the Paralegal Apprenticeship
CILEX EPA Specification
16 Week EPA Process
EPA Notification of Change Form
EPA Cancellation Form
Paralegal End-Point Assessment Windows
September 2021 (Window 3)
Submission Date: 10 September
Gateway Date: 17 September
Advanced Materials: 20 September
Timed Assessments: 11 October – 22 October
Interviews: 25 October – 5 November
Results: 17 December (13-week turnaround due to Christmas)
January 2022 (Window 1)
Submission Date: 7 January
Gateway Date: 14 January
Advanced Materials Released: 17 January
Timed Assessments: 7 February - 18 February
Interviews: 21 February - 4 March
Results: 6 May
June 2022 (Window 2)
Submission Date: 13 May
Gateway Date: 20 May
Advanced Materials: 23 May
Timed Assessments: 20 June – 1 July
Interviews: 4 July – 15 July (potentially to 18 - 22 July)
Results: 9 September
September 2022 (Window 3)
Submission Date: 9 September
Gateway Date: 17 September
Advanced Materials: 19 September
Timed Assessments: 10 October – 21 October
Interviews: 24 October – 4 November
Results: 16 December
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