EPA Fees & Resources


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

The table below shows the fees relating to the End-Point Assessment as of 1 January 2020.

Apprenticeship EPA
Paralegal Level 3 (Non Member)
Paralegal Level 3 (Member)
Chartered Legal Executive Level 6 

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

Window 3 (2020)

Submission For Gateway: 11 September
Gateway Date: 18 September
Advanced Materials Released: 21 September
Timed Assessments: 12 - 23 October
Interviews: 26 October - 13 November
Results: 18 December 

January 2021 (Window 1)

Submission Date: 8 January
Gateway Date: 15 January
Advanced Materials: 18 January
Timed Assessments: 8 February – 19 February
Interviews: 22 February – 5 March
Results: 7 May

June 2021 (Window 2)

Submission Date: 14 May
Gateway Date: 21 May
Advanced Materials: 24 May
Timed Assessments: 21 June – 2 July
Interviews: 5 July – 16 July (potentially to 23 July)
Results: 10 September

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)

Paralegal End-Point Resits

If you wish to re-sit any of the End-Point Assessment, please make contact with your Training Provider who will make the application on your behalf.

Chartered Legal Executive End-Point Assessment

Training Provider Guide to the Chartered Legal Executive End-Point Assessment
Apprentice Guide to the Chartered Legal Executive End-Point Assessment
Case Study Outcomes Evidence
Chartered Legal Executive Apprentice Employer Declaration
Portfolio Outcome Evidence Checklist
Supervisor Endorsement Form
EPA Gateway Declaration

General Guidance

CILEX Reasonable Adjustments and Access Arrangements Policy and Procedures
CILEX Reasonable Adjustments and Access Arrangements Form
CILEX Special Consideration Policy and Procedures
CILEX Special Consideration Application Form
Enquiries about End-Point Assessment Results Policy
Enquires about End-Point Assessment Results Request Form
CILEX Appeals Policy and Procedures
CILEX Appeals Form
Apprentice Malpractice Policy and Procedures